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Destination Mars, episode 7: The Methane Mystery

The ExoMars spacecraft is on its way to the red planet right now, and when it gets there it’s going to be looking for methane, a gas that’s linked to life, but could be coming from other sources…

The ExoMars spacecraft is on its way to the red planet right now, and when it gets there it’s going to be looking for methane, a gas that’s linked to life, but could be coming from other sources…

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Destination Mars, episode 6: decontamination

In this episode, we look at the decontamination procedures used for the instruments making the journey to Mars with John Robert Brucato, Planetary Protection Manger at the Italian National Institute o

In this episode, we look at the decontamination procedures used for the instruments making the journey to Mars with John Robert Brucato, Planetary Protection Manger at the Italian National Institute o

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Destination Mars, episode 4: the controlled landing

The ExoMars spacecraft is travelling to Mars right now, on a mission to search for signs of life. When it gets there in October it will send a small

The ExoMars spacecraft is travelling to Mars right now, on a mission to search for signs of life. When it gets there in October it will send a small

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Methane the key to life for ExoMars 2016 mission

Scientists from the European Space Agency and Russia’s Federal Space Agency face a weekend of intense tinkering ahead of Monday’s ExoMars mission

Scientists from the European Space Agency and Russia’s Federal Space Agency face a weekend of intense tinkering ahead of Monday’s ExoMars mission

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Astronaut Scott Kelly returns to Earth after longest US space mission

An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut have returned to Earth after an unprecedented period of almost a year in space for NASA. The time spent

An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut have returned to Earth after an unprecedented period of almost a year in space for NASA. The time spent

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Destination Mars, episode 2: The hunt for methane

The ExoMars mission will search for methane in the Martian atmosphere. A top scientist behind the mission explains why, in Destination Mars episode 2.

The ExoMars mission will search for methane in the Martian atmosphere. A top scientist behind the mission explains why, in Destination Mars episode 2.

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Destination Mars, episode 1: Searching for signs of life

This year on Space we’ll be following a mission called ExoMars. It’s the first to look for direct signs of life on the red planet. The first of two

This year on Space we’ll be following a mission called ExoMars. It’s the first to look for direct signs of life on the red planet. The first of two