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Mars Opportunity rover ends 15-year mission

Posted on Thursday, 14 February 2019 09:57 AM | No Comments
Scientists announced Wednesday (February 13) that the Mars Opportunity Rover has officially ended its illustrious 15-year career of scientific exploration. NASA lost touch with ‘Oppy’ on June 10, 2018 following...

NASA’s InSight spacecraft lands on Mars

Posted on Thursday, 29 November 2018 09:21 AM | No Comments
  NASA’s InSight spacecraft landed on Mars on Monday. Employees of Lockheed Martin, the builders of the InSight spacecraft, gathered for a Mars landing. The success rate for such endeavors...

NASA rover data shows Mars had the ingredients needed for life

Posted on Friday, 8 June 2018 11:08 AM | No Comments
  A NASA rover has detected a bonanza of organic compounds at the surface of Mars and seasonal fluctuations of atmospheric methane in findings released on Thursday (June 7) marking...

Mars rover passenger vehicle aims to inspire human travel across Red Planet

Posted on Friday, 21 July 2017 02:43 PM | No Comments
NASA unveiled “The Rover,” a six-seater exploration vehicle that the space agency hopes will help inspire the public about interplanetary travel. It is meant to be a general design concept...

NASA Mars satellite shifts course to avoid hitting planet’s moon

Posted on Monday, 6 March 2017 05:42 PM | No Comments
A NASA science satellite orbiting Mars was forced to make a rare evasive maneuver to avoid a collision next week with one of the planet’s two small moons, the U.S....

China is set to launch a mission to Mars by 2020

Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016 07:27 AM | No Comments
  China unveiled for the first time the designed external appearance of its Mars voyager which is expected to be launched around 2020. The voyager is designed to include the...

Skywatchers can see close, bright Mars looming large this month

Posted on Friday, 20 May 2016 12:03 PM | No Comments
Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in a decade this month, providing sky-watchers with a celestial show from dusk to dawn starting this week, NASA said on Thursday. The...

Plastic in Snickers bar prompts Mars recall in 55 countries

Posted on Wednesday, 24 February 2016 04:42 PM | No Comments
Mars Inc has recalled chocolate bars and other products in 55 countries, mainly in Europe, due to choking risk after a piece of plastic was found in a Snickers bar...

Thailand took four days to confirm first MERS case; scores monitored

Posted on Friday, 19 June 2015 05:46 PM | No Comments
Thai authorities took nearly four days to confirm the country’s first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), the health ministry said on Friday, a time lag likely to raise...