Organic molecules revealed on Mars by Curiosity's new kind of experiment
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Organic molecules revealed on Mars by Curiosity's new kind of experiment

Fig. 1: The context for the sample acquisition. Credit: DOI: 10.1038/s41550-021-01507-9 NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and an international team
NASA Rover Detects Organic Molecules on the Surface of Mars
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NASA Rover Detects Organic Molecules on the Surface of Mars

A team of researchers tested Martian dirt first collected by NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover in March 2017. They directed the rover to mix it with
NASA’s new rovers will be a fleet of mobile robots that work together
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NASA’s new rovers will be a fleet of mobile robots that work together

Each rover will be equipped with a small computer and a radio wireless to collect 3D imagery. Although none of the rover's will be able collect as
Ingenuity Back in Action on Mars on its 14th Flight
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Ingenuity Back in Action on Mars on its 14th Flight

On October 24, the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter flew a brief hop flight, giving the mission team both relief and a look forward to future flights. The
You can help NASA train Mars rovers for the Red Planet
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You can help NASA train Mars rovers for the Red Planet

NASA can use your help to make its Mars rovers better explorers. NASA wants citizen scientists to identify "features of scientific importance" in
Elon Musk Says He Wants to Use Wealth to Get Humans to Mars, Not Pay Taxes
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Elon Musk Says He Wants to Use Wealth to Get Humans to Mars, Not Pay Taxes

It was not surprising that Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, criticized a plan for taxing billionaires earlier in the week over a plan for taxing billionaires.
Perseverance rover snaps first Mars photos after communications blackout. They're stunning.
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Perseverance rover snaps first Mars photos after communications blackout. They're stunning.

NASA's Perseverance Rover captured this image of the surrounding area on the Jezero Crater floor on Oct. 22, 2021 using one of its navigation
Making Martian rocket biofuel on Mars
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Making Martian rocket biofuel on Mars

Four football-field-sized photobioreactors, covered in cyanobacteria and able to produce rocket fuel on Mars could be used. Credit: BOKO mobile study
Microbes Could Help Produce Rocket Fuel for Return Trips from Mars
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Microbes Could Help Produce Rocket Fuel for Return Trips from Mars

Here's how to put a Mars gas station. Red Planet Fuel Fuel is one of the obstacles in our mission to colonize Mars. Because rocket fuel is heavy,
Mars helicopter Ingenuity soars through Red Planet's summer air after radio blackout (video)
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Mars helicopter Ingenuity soars through Red Planet's summer air after radio blackout (video)

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has completed its 14th flight test on Mars. This demonstrates its ability to fly in Mars' summer weather conditions. The