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Mars Exploration Atlas Released by Western University Cartographer

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The International Atlas of Mars Exploration

Cambridge University Press has released a new book, The International Atlas of Mars Exploration - The First Five Decades: 1953 to 2003, by Western University cartographer Philip J. Stooke. It is the second exploration atlas Stooke has created having previously released the popular International Atlas of Lunar Exploration.

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Mars Landing Prompts Parties Across Canada and the World

Mars Landing Prompts Parties Across Canada and the World Video in Story

What are you doing late Sunday evening on August 5th? Well, for many people across Canada and the world they'll be attending Mars Landing parties. Why this particular Sunday night? Well for only the 4th time in history a rover will land on Mars.

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Take a Virtual Sleigh Ride Over the Real Landscapes of Mars

Take a Virtual Sleigh Ride Over the Real Landscapes of Mars Video in Story

NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab put together this great video of real landscapes on Mars with imagery from the HiRISE camera onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter accompanied by some holiday music.

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NASA ESMD Internal White Paper: Concept Proposal: Generation Mars

NASA ESMD Internal White Paper: Concept Proposal: Generation Mars

A campaign for Mars exploration with coordinated components of supporting technology development, human research, demonstrations on ISS, Mars robotic missions, human preparatory missions with enabling commercial and international collaboration...

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Reconciling Methane Variations on Mars

Reconciling Methane Variations on Mars

Since the discovery of its presence in the Martian atmosphere, methane has remained an intriguing atmospheric component which source (either of biotic or abiotic origin) is not yet fully understood.

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The minerals on Mars influence the measuring of its temperature

The minerals on Mars influence the measuring of its temperature

A team of researchers from the CSIC-INTA Astrobiology Centre in Madrid has confirmed that the type of mineralogical composition on the surface of Mars influences the measuring of its temperature.

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ESA and NASA establish a joint Mars exploration initiative

ESA and NASA establish a joint Mars exploration initiative

The outcome of the bilateral meeting was an agreement to create a Mars Exploration Joint Initiative (MEJI) that will provide a framework for the two agencies to define and implement their scientific, programmatic and technological goals at Mars.

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Canadian Scientists Find Clues to the Water Cycle on Mars

Canadian Scientists Find Clues to the Water Cycle on Mars

According to findings from the Phoenix Mars Lander mission, snow and water-ice clouds play a crucial role in the exchange of water between the atmosphere and surface of Mars, which suggests that Mars is even more like Earth than previously thought.

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NASA Phoenix Results Point to Martian Climate Cycles

NASA Phoenix Results Point to Martian Climate Cycles

Favorable chemistry and episodes with thin films of liquid water during ongoing, long-term climate cycles may sometimes make the area where NASA's Phoenix Mars mission landed last year a favorable environment for microbes.

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