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Mars at Closest Earth Approach Over SpaceX Recovered Falcon 9 at Sea – Photo

PORT CANAVERAL, FL - As you may have heard its Mars opposition season. What you may not have heard is…

4 years ago

Curiosity Cores Hole in Mars at ‘Lubango’ Fracture Zone

NASA’s Curiosity Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover successfully bored a brand new hole in Mars at a tantalizing sandstone outcrop…

4 years ago

SpaceX Announces Plan to Launch Private Dragon Mission to Mars in 2018

SpaceX announced plans today, April 27, for the first ever private mission to Mars which involves sending an uncrewed version…

4 years ago

Opportunity Discovers Dust Devil, Explores Steepest Slopes on Mars

A “beautiful dust devil” was just discovered today, April 1, on the Red Planet by NASA’s long lived Opportunity rover…

4 years ago

Bold Euro-Russian Expedition Blasts Free of Earth En Route to Mars in Search of Life’s Indicators

The cooperative Euro-Russian ExoMars 2016 expedition is now en route to the Red Planet after successfully firing its upper stage…

4 years ago

ExoMars Spacecraft Launches to Red Planet Searching for Signs of Life

The joint European/Russian ExoMars spacecraft successfully launched early this morning from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan atop a Proton-M rocket…

4 years ago

Countdown Begins for Blastoff of ExoMars 2016 Spacecraft on March 14 – Watch Live

The countdown has begun for blastoff of the ambitious European/Russian ExoMars 2016 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on…

4 years ago

ExoMars 2016 Spacecraft Encapsulated for Red Planet Launch in One Week

Final launch preparations are now in full swing for the ambitious European/Russian ExoMars 2016 spacecraft which has been encapsulated inside…

4 years ago

ExoMars 2016 Orbiter and Lander Mated for March Launch

Earth’s lone mission to the Red Planet this year has now been assembled into launch configuration and all preparations are…

4 years ago

Opportunity Robustly in Action on 12th Anniversary of Red Planet Touchdown

NASA’s world famous Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity continues blazing a daily trail of unprecedented science first’s, still swinging her robotic…

4 years ago