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08.13.12
Life on Mars: One week of Curiosity
08.13.12

Life on Mars: One week of Curiosity

Is there life on Mars? NASA's latest mission to the red planet might well answer that question, or...

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08.10.12
What time is it on Mars? There's a Mac app for that
08.10.12

What time is it on Mars? There's a Mac app for that

Budding astronomers and NASA flight controllers need to know -- what time is it at the landing...

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11.26.11
NASA's Curiosity rover is on its way to Mars (video)
11.26.11

NASA's Curiosity rover is on its way to Mars (video)

It's been described by the scientist in charge as "the most complex mission that has ever been un...

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10.27.11
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity gains DAN apparatus, new lust for water
10.27.11

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity gains DAN apparatus, new lust for water

"You can think of DAN as a reconnaissance instrument." That's a quote from Igor Mitrofanov of the...

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04.13.11
NASA animation depicts Curiosity's soft landing on Mars, courtesy of a 'sky crane' (video)
04.13.11

NASA animation depicts Curiosity's soft landing on Mars, courtesy of a 'sky crane' (video)

Sending a rover to a distant planet is no small feat, so we might as well make the landing even m...

By R. Lai,   04.13.11
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04.08.11
NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover stars in its very own photoshoot
04.08.11

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover stars in its very own photoshoot

NASA's already given us a glimpse at its Mars rover, courtesy of a USTREAM broadcast a few months b...

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03.29.11
NASA forced to abandon plans for 3D camera in next Mars rover, James Cameron not losing faith yet
03.29.11

NASA forced to abandon plans for 3D camera in next Mars rover, James Cameron not losing faith yet

Among the many great feats of his career, film director James Cameron counts the rather unorthodox...

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04.30.10
James Cameron convinces NASA to use 3D camera on next Mars mission
04.30.10

James Cameron convinces NASA to use 3D camera on next Mars mission

What do you do once you've broken your own record for the world's highest-grossing picture film? We...

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05.08.09
NASA's new virtual tours of the Space Station and new Mars Rover exactly approximate the sensation of not being in space
05.08.09

NASA's new virtual tours of the Space Station and new Mars Rover exactly approximate the sensation of not being in space

NASA's grabbed Microsoft's fancy Photosynth software once again to build virtual tours of the Inter...

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