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#SpaceBuddies: India’s chatty Mars orbiter spurs flurry of Red Planet tweets
India’s Mars Orbiter entered the planet’s orbit exactly a week ago, joining the Mars Curiosity Rover and others in their studies of the red planet. It has since been honing its photography skills and making friends with the other Mars spacecraft.

29.09.2014 12:05

Life on Mars oddities: ‘Traffic light’ and perfectly-shaped ball spotted on Red Planet
With the now increased traffic in the Red Planet’s region – since India’s satellite reached Mars’s orbit Wednesday – a traffic light might just be what's been missing. And it didn't take long for one to be discovered.

25.09.2014 13:35

NASA spacecraft enters Martian orbit in search of lost water
NASA’s Maven spacecraft has arrived into Martian orbit after a 10-month journey from Earth to find out how all the water on Mars mysteriously disappeared.

21.09.2014 22:35

Spare parts in space: NASA to send ISS its first 3D printer
NASA is set to send the first 3D printer into space, potentially allowing astronauts to print new parts of the International Space Station (ISS) in zero-gravity conditions.

20.09.2014 12:11

On cosmic budget: NASA’s Opportunity to roll around Mars for 2 more years
The US space agency is going to extend the Opportunity Mars rover’s mission no matter what, sources in NASA told the media. The agency’s drawing up a prioritization list in case of a tight budget and the rover was likely to get eliminated first.

31.08.2014 19:55

NASA releases amazing HD footage of 'Flying Saucer' supersonic near-space flight (VIDEO)
The US space agency released a spectacular video detailing the testing of an interplanetary landing system, which is designed to place more massive payloads on the surface of Mars, as it hurtled toward Earth.

09.08.2014 06:45

NASA looks to produce oxygen on Mars with next rover
The next Mars rover is going to be home to numerous ambitious experiments, including one that will see NASA try to produce oxygen on the Red Planet.

01.08.2014 02:06

India could return to Mars as early as 2017
India is ramping up for a follow-up mission to Mars between 2017 and 2020 which will be scientific in scope, the chairman for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has said.

18.07.2014 07:30

​UAE wants space agency & probe to Mars by 2021
The United Arab Emirates announced plans to get ahead of other Arab nations and enter cosmic exploration with a space agency of its own. By 2021, the first unmanned UAE spaceship is supposed to blast off from the Arabian Peninsula on a mission to Mars.

16.07.2014 11:15

NASA's most powerful rocket ever aims for deep space exploration
As NASA continues to plan for future asteroid-capturing missions and excursions to Mars, the space agency has approved the development of what’s being billed as the most powerful rocket ever.

04.07.2014 02:09

'Bad chute' sours NASA 'flying saucer' test launch (VIDEO)
NASA has tested its saucer-shaped device for a Mars landing. The vehicle soared above the Pacific and splashed down after several hours. A malfunctioning parachute marred the last stages of the largely successful mission.

29.06.2014 08:48

NASA plans to colonize Mars
NASA may not be planning to put a human on Mars until the 2030s, but the agency’s top scientist said colonizing the planet is a key part of its agenda – as well as its search for extraterrestrial life.

23.06.2014 17:12

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