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Curiosity rover snaps panorama of massive Mars mountain
News from Mars: A 360° pic showing Mt. Sharp, plus hi-res landing video

Signs of life on Mars--from 1976

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Building on previous tests that found signs of microbial life, scientists reexamine data from the Viking mission and once again find strong signs of organic compounds in soil from Mars. [Read more]...
Signs of life on Mars--from 1976

Curiosity Rover's Chief Software Engineer talks Space

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Mars may once have looked like Earth. It has seasons, polar ice-caps and once supported shallow seas and flowing streams. So did it also once support life? The Mars Curiosity Rover’s chief software engineer Benjamin Cichy just gave a rollercoaster of a talk at LeWeb in Paris on the huge...
Curiosity Rover's Chief Software Engineer talks Space

Life on Mars: One week of Curiosity

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Is there life on Mars? NASA's latest mission to the red planet might well answer that question, or perhaps the more pertinent question, was there life on Mars. At 10:02 AM EST on November 26th last year, the space agency's Mars Science Laboratory (to give the mission its full...
Life on Mars: One week of Curiosity

5 Questions (and Answers) About Tonight's Mars Rover Landing

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The Curiosity rover is on a mission of many months and millions of miles to test for microbial life on Mars, and its efforts are visible to the Earthbound....
5 Questions (and Answers) About Tonight's Mars Rover Landing

DailyDirt: Detecting Signs Of Life

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Looking for extraterrestrial life has been a largely fruitless task for many decades. There have been a few times when people thought they might have found evidence of life that wasn't from Earth, but upon further analysis, those discoveries weren't so clear cut. Still, the search for ETs is on-going,...
DailyDirt: Detecting Signs Of Life

Pour some regolith on me! Curiosity's first scoopful of Mars [video]

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The above video is another extraterrestrial first: Curiosity’s very first collection of Martian regolith via its robotic arm’s scooper, as seen from the rover’s mast camera. “Here’s the scoop: I like my regolith shaken!” the rover’s social media team tweeted of the clip, which shows the scoop full of...
Pour some regolith on me! Curiosity's first scoopful of Mars [video]

Mars Curiosity rover to continue roving after technical glitch

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Nasa mission controllers will put Curiosity through basic moves in cautious return to active service after it went into safe modeNasa engineers have overcome a computer glitch that shut down the space agency's car-sized Mars rover, Curiosity, earlier this week.The $2.5bn rover went into a precautionary "safe mode" on Sunday,...
Mars Curiosity rover to continue roving after technical glitch

Life-bearing Earth meteorites could litter the galaxy

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It’s been said that Earth exists in a massive cosmic shooting gallery as bits of ice and rock fly past the planet on a daily basis. Small asteroids are hitting the planet at all times, but on occasion, something considerably larger lines up a shot and Earth has a bad...
Life-bearing Earth meteorites could litter the galaxy
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