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11.05.15
NASA's closer to knowing why Mars' surface is cold and dead
11.05.15

NASA's closer to knowing why Mars' surface is cold and dead

Scientists believe that Mars could have once been a lush planet with flowing liquid water until something turned it into a cold, dry, uninhabitable place.

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03.18.15
Mars probe finds super-active auroras and mystery dust clouds
03.18.15

Mars probe finds super-active auroras and mystery dust clouds

As much as humanity knows about Mars, the planet is still chock-full of surprises. Just ask NASA:...

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09.24.14
India put a satellite in orbit around Mars for a fraction of what NASA spent
09.24.14

India put a satellite in orbit around Mars for a fraction of what NASA spent

India can rightly feel proud of itself today as its Mangalyaan "MOM" satellite mission successfull...

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09.22.14
NASA's MAVEN probe arrives in orbit around Mars
09.22.14

NASA's MAVEN probe arrives in orbit around Mars

Whenever NASA achieves something, row after row of neatly-dressed mission controllers all begin wh...

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11.18.13
Watch NASA launch its Maven mission to Mars at 1:30pm (video)
11.18.13

Watch NASA launch its Maven mission to Mars at 1:30pm (video)

What are the clouds of Mars made of? That's the question that'll be answered when NASA's MAVEN (Ma...

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02.09.13
NASA and Lockheed Martin finish MAVEN probe, hope to study Mars' upper skies
02.09.13

NASA and Lockheed Martin finish MAVEN probe, hope to study Mars' upper skies

Us humans are surprisingly familiar with Mars' surface, yet we haven't studied its higher altitude...

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10.26.05
Switched On turns one: The Maven
10.26.05

Switched On turns one: The Maven

Every Wednesday Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, an opinion column about consumer technology, mul...

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