Mars

12.29.16
Donut-shaped ice shelters could shield astronauts on Mars
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Donut-shaped ice shelters could shield astronauts on Mars

The innertube-like inflatable shelter is a lightweight design concept.

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12.23.16
NASA's Martian tech is helping hospitals eliminate bedsores
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NASA's Martian tech is helping hospitals eliminate bedsores

The SEM Scanner can detect deadly pressure ulcers 10 days before they reach the skin's surface.

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12.05.16
Climate change could explain Mars' imposing topography
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Climate change could explain Mars' imposing topography

Atmospheric CO2 may have thawed glaciers and created a lake in Gale Crater.

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11.24.16
Mars probe crashed because it misjudged where the ground was
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Mars probe crashed because it misjudged where the ground was

An inertial measurement unit failed for one second, but that was enough to ruin the mission.

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11.14.16
National Geographic's 'Mars' is like a SpaceX infomercial
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National Geographic's 'Mars' is like a SpaceX infomercial

But it's also a semi-realistic look at how we could reach the red planet.

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