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A 360° video of Mars shows the red planet like never before

NASA has released a new video that lets viewers share the view from the Mars Curiosity Rover of the bleak Naukluft Plateau. The 360-degree video

NASA has released a new video that lets viewers share the view from the Mars Curiosity Rover of the bleak Naukluft Plateau. The 360-degree video

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ExoMars mission leaves Earth's orbit heading for Mars

After a successful launch, the joint European-Russian mission to sniff out signs of life on Mars has left Earth’s orbit and is heading for the Red

After a successful launch, the joint European-Russian mission to sniff out signs of life on Mars has left Earth’s orbit and is heading for the Red

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Russian-ESA Exomars blasts off to find life on the Red Planet

The ExoMars probe has blasted off on Monday (March 14) on board a Russian Proton rocket from Kazakhstan to the red planet. [no comment live] esa</a

The ExoMars probe has blasted off on Monday (March 14) on board a Russian Proton rocket from Kazakhstan to the red planet. [no comment live] esa

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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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ExoMars set for imminent launch to Red Planet

Was there ever life on the red planet? That is one of the major scientific questions of our time, and the European Space Agency is searching for an

Was there ever life on the red planet? That is one of the major scientific questions of our time, and the European Space Agency is searching for an

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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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NASA reveals clues to Mars' watery past

Scientists at NASA have revealed what they believe stripped Mars of water, turning it into the arid Red Planet. “What happened to the Mars

Scientists at NASA have revealed what they believe stripped Mars of water, turning it into the arid Red Planet. “What happened to the Mars

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Is there life on Mars? NASA announces liquid water discovered

Under certain circumstances, liquid water has been found on Mars. This was the out of this world announcement from NASA following years of

Under certain circumstances, liquid water has been found on Mars. This was the out of this world announcement from NASA following years of

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NASA discovers evidence of "liquid briny water" flowing on Mars

NASA is set to announce a “major” new discovery on Mars, reported to be liquid water on the red planet. Follow the press conference with euronews.

NASA is set to announce a “major” new discovery on Mars, reported to be liquid water on the red planet. Follow the press conference with euronews.

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Momentum for Mars: Astronauts say mission is inevitable

This is what Mars would look like to an astronaut arriving there for the first time. To be there would be inspiring, and intimidating; it would be a

This is what Mars would look like to an astronaut arriving there for the first time. To be there would be inspiring, and intimidating; it would be a

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Preparing for Mars

Researchers simulate a mission to Mars on an Austrian glacier that resembles the conditions of the red planet.

Researchers simulate a mission to Mars on an Austrian glacier that resembles the conditions of the red planet.

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United Arab Emrates leads way with planned mission to Mars

The ambitions of the United Arab Emirates run high, way above the skyscrapers. The tiny emirate is thinking big and aims to take the lead in space

The ambitions of the United Arab Emirates run high, way above the skyscrapers. The tiny emirate is thinking big and aims to take the lead in space

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Long mission begins for astronaut and two cosmonauts on ISS

It is the start of a long mission in space for a US astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts. The three men blasted off in a Russian Soyuz rocket from

It is the start of a long mission in space for a US astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts. The three men blasted off in a Russian Soyuz rocket from

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Lost Mars probe Beagle 2 found on the red planet

A British-built Mars probe called Beagle 2, which was last heard from in 2003, has been found on the surface of the red planet. The spacecraft was

A British-built Mars probe called Beagle 2, which was last heard from in 2003, has been found on the surface of the red planet. The spacecraft was

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NASA rover detects methane on Mars

NASA’s Mars rover has found a type of gas which could suggest past or present life on the Red plant. Methane has been detected which is a chemical

NASA’s Mars rover has found a type of gas which could suggest past or present life on the Red plant. Methane has been detected which is a chemical

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Mars Curiosity rover finds evidence of lake

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has discovered evidence that billions of years ago a lake once filled the 154km wide Gale crater where the rover is

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has discovered evidence that billions of years ago a lake once filled the 154km wide Gale crater where the rover is

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Close encounter: comet Siding Spring makes close pass by Mars

Space scientists are eagerly digesting information about a comet from the outer reaches of the solar system that has made a rare close pass by Mars

Space scientists are eagerly digesting information about a comet from the outer reaches of the solar system that has made a rare close pass by Mars

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Red planet fly-by: Comet Siding Spring swings past Mars

The spacecraft around Mars are getting ready for a spectacular show next weekend as comet Siding Spring flies past the red planet at a distance of

The spacecraft around Mars are getting ready for a spectacular show next weekend as comet Siding Spring flies past the red planet at a distance of

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India tweets image of Mars

India’s space agency has released an image of Mars, accompanied by a message saying “the view is nice up here.” Martian Orbiter Mission, the

India’s space agency has released an image of Mars, accompanied by a message saying “the view is nice up here.” Martian Orbiter Mission, the

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India’s spacecraft Mangalyaan reaches Mars on first attempt

India has became the first nation in the world to successfully reach Mars on its first attempt. The Mangalyaan spacecraft entered the red planet’s

India has became the first nation in the world to successfully reach Mars on its first attempt. The Mangalyaan spacecraft entered the red planet’s

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Spacecraft arrives at Mars

NASA’s spacecraft Maven has entered Mars’ orbit after a ten-month journey covering 700 million kilometres The craft will spend a year making key

NASA’s spacecraft Maven has entered Mars’ orbit after a ten-month journey covering 700 million kilometres The craft will spend a year making key

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Opportunity roves on Mars, sets a record for another world

“Farther than any other wheeled vehicle on another world”. That’s the record breaking boast of Opportunity – NASA’s Mars rover. The ageing

“Farther than any other wheeled vehicle on another world”. That’s the record breaking boast of Opportunity – NASA’s Mars rover. The ageing

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Mission to Mars blasted by religious watchdog

A controversial mission to establish life on the Red Planet has been deemed un-Islamic by a religious watchdog in the United Arab Emirates. The

A controversial mission to establish life on the Red Planet has been deemed un-Islamic by a religious watchdog in the United Arab Emirates. The