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Aug 14, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Spacecraft landings and water evidence are just some of the cool things NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has spotted in its 10 years after launching to the Red Planet.
Aug 6, 2015 12:53 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
A NASA spacecraft will launch in March with a plan to probe the planet's interior and measure any 'marsquakes' that occur. Continue reading →
Aug 5, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has now been trundling across the Red Planet for three very productive and eventful years.
Aug 6, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists are meeting this week to discuss landing sites for NASA’s next Mars rover, that will look for past life and stash rocky samples for Earth-return. These are some of the landing sites under consideration.
Jun 8, 2015 04:17 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The space agency's experimental Mars landing system launched its second trial flight over Hawaii on Monday. → Continue reading →
Jun 4, 2015 04:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Earth and Mars will be on opposite sides of the sun this month, meaning we'll lose contact with our beloved Mars rovers and orbiters.
Apr 22, 2015 02:47 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has spotted its roving buddy Curiosity on the Martian landscape, but the rover seems to be missing its tell-tale tracks in the red planet's dirt.
Apr 2, 2015 01:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As far as rocks on any planet go, this formation looks fascinating -- but these rocks are on Mars and they hold clues to TWO periods of water on the red planet.
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