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Nov 23, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
When considering landing sites on Mars, NASA astronauts say they don’t care where they go -- just don't kill them.
Nov 18, 2015 11:00 PM ET // Mike Wall,
NASA's Curiosity rover will soon get history's first up-close look at Martian sand dunes.
Nov 11, 2015 03:29 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could the seismic fingerprint of dust devils detected on Earth be used to decipher the tiny tornadoes racing across the Martian surface?
Nov 10, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists have known for some time that Phobos, the larger of Mars’ two small moons, is a victim of gravity, edging closer toward its parent planet.
Nov 5, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A solar storm that missed Earth but smashed into Mars last March dramatically confirmed long-held suspicions that the sun is blasting away the Martian atmosphere, and doing so at a rate that will leave the planet airless in another couple of billion years, if not sooner.
Nov 3, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
As if Mars' thin, frigid, dry air wasn't harsh enough, now scientists have found new evidence of acid fog altering the rocks near the Spirit Rover.
Oct 28, 2015 12:50 PM ET
It could be that the plucky rovers we've sent to explore the Red Planet have brought with them unwelcome, hitchhiking bacteria.
Oct 27, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Is a lunar space port a viable stepping stone to Mars?
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