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NASA Delivers Science Instrument to JAXA’s Martian Moons Mission

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On March 14, NASA delivered its gamma-ray and neutron spectrometer instrument to JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) for integration onto…

Article2 months ago

NASA Orbiter Snaps Stunning Views of Mars Horizon

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The Odyssey orbiter captured clouds and dust in the Red Planet’s skies, along with one of its two tiny moons.…

Article6 months ago

Phobos

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About Phobos Phobos is the larger of Mars’ two moons and is 17 x 14 x 11 miles (27 by…

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Spacecraft over moon.

NASA Selects Instrument for Future International Mission to Martian Moons

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NASA has selected a science instrument for an upcoming Japan-led sample return mission to the moons of Mars planned for…

Article7 years ago
Phobos in Color

Mars Moons: Facts

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Asaph Hall was about to give up his frustrating search for a Martian moon one August night in 1877, but…

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Roundish, reddish moon with massive crater on one end.

Mars Moons

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Mars has two moons, Phobos and Deimos. Both are thought to be captured asteroids, or debris from early in the…

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