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  1. News - World - SPACE EXPLORATION

    Nasa to send new rover to Mars in 2020

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 10:17am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chicago Nasa plans to send a new rover to Mars in 2020 as it prepares for a manned mission to the Red Planet, the US space agency said. The announcement on Tuesday came a day after Nasa released the results of the first soil tested by the Curiosity rover, which found traces of some of the compounds like water and oxygen that are necessary for life. US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1097906/nasa-send-new-rover-mars-2020
  2. News - World - SPACE

    Mars rover ready to analyse rock powder

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 01:56pm by Reuters in Cape Canaveral, Florida

    ... Reuters in Cape Canaveral, Florida Nasa’s Mars rover Curiosity, dispatched to learn if the planet ever had ingredients for life, drilled its first bit of powder from inside a potentially ... Curiosity engineer Scott McCloskey of Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, said.. On February 8, the rover used its powerful drill, the first instrument of its type to be sent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1155369/mars-rover-ready-analyse-rock-powder
  3. News - World - SPACE

    New Nasa rover may bring Martian soil back to earth

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles New Mars rover is planned by Nasa Nasa officials have announced plans to build a new rover that would join Curiosity and Opportunity on the red ... Grunsfeld, head of Nasa's Science Mission Directorate. But Grunsfeld's remarks on Tuesday raised the hopes of planetary scientists that Nasa is focusing its efforts on the complex ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1098321/new-nasa-rover-may-bring-martian-soil-back-earth
  4. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa looks at setting up space base gateway to Mars

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington The US space agency wants to build a small outpost 60,000km from the moon as a base for manned landings on the red planet Nasa looks at gateway to Mars Top Nasa officials have picked a leading candidate for the agency's next major mission: construction of an outpost that would send astronauts further from Earth than they have yet been. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1044947/nasa-looks-setting-space-base-gateway-mars
  5. News - World - SPACE

    Contamination fears over Nasa's rover machine on the surface of Mars

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... contaminate Mars For all the hopes Nasa has pinned on the rover it landed on Mars last month, one wish is unspoken: please don't find water. Scientists don't believe they will. They chose ... Curiosity does find water, a controversy that has simmered at Nasa for nearly a year will burst into the open. Curiosity's drill bits may be contaminated with earth microbes. If they are, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1033587/contamination-fears-over-nasas-rover-machine-surface-mars
  6. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa’s Mars rover finds rock with earth-like chemistry

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 11:53am by Reuters Cape Canaveral

    ... Curiosity rover landed inside a giant impact basin called Gale Crater, located near the Martian equator, for a two-year, US$2.5 billion astrobiology mission, Nasa’s first since the 1970s-era Viking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1059420/nasas-mars-rover-finds-rock-earth-chemistry
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nasa probe discovers gravel from ancient stream bed on Mars

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:37pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Scientists find more evidence of water on the Red Planet Nasa’s Mars rover has discovered gravel once carried by the waters of an ancient stream that “ran vigorously” ... of the rocks give an idea of the speed and the depth of the stream, Nasa said. “The shapes tell you they were transported, and the sizes tell you they couldn’t be transported by wind. They were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1049329/nasa-probe-discovers-gravel-ancient-stream-bed-mars
  8. News - World - SPACE

    Curiosity's stream discovery raises hopes of finding life on Mars

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... gravel lifts prospects of life on Mars Nasa's Mars rover, Curiosity, has discovered gravel carried by an ancient stream that once "ran vigorously" on the red planet. The news bodes ... and the shapes of the rocks give an idea of the speed and the depth of the stream, Nasa said. Scientists estimate the water moved at a brisk pace of around one metre per second, and was somewhere between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1049837/curiositys-stream-discovery-raises-hopes-finding-life-mars
  9. News - World - SCIENCE FOCUS

    All systems go for Curiosity rover on Mars

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... Alok Jha Nasa engineers have been testing the rover's systems to ensure they survived the landing and can begin uncovering secrets of the red planet All systems 'go' ... its front and back sets of wheels. Engineers at Nasa, the US space agency, wanted to make sure all the steering actuators were still working, that the wheel motors were turning. Every move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1022810/all-systems-go-curiosity-rover-mars
  10. News - World - SPACE EXPLORATION

    Curiosity Mars rover collects historic first bedrock sample

    Posted Feb 10th 2013, 11:27am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Nasa’s Mars rover Curiosity has penetrated a rock on the Red Planet and collected a sample from its interior, the US space agency announced Saturday. Using a drill at the end of its robotic arm, Curiosity bore a hole 6.4cm deep into the rock, generating powder for evaluation, Nasa said in a statement. “The most advanced planetary robot ever ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1147304/curiosity-mars-rover-collects-historic-first-bedrock-sample

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