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Atlas V lifts off for InSight mission.
May 7, 2018

NASA’s Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission is on a 300-million-mile trip to Mars... Read more

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An artist’s impression of the InSight lander on Mars
May 4, 2018

The early-morning liftoff on Saturday of the Mars InSight lander will mark the first time in history an interplanetary launch will originate from... Read more

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Artist’s rendition showing the inner structure of Mars
Mar 29, 2018

Starting next year, scientists will get their first look deep below the surface of Mars.

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Feb 15, 2018

NASA’s Jim Green and bestselling author Andy Weir explore the fascinating intersection of science and science fiction.

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Mars
Dec 29, 2017

With Jim Green today is the “man about Mars,” Bruce Jakosky from the University of Colorado.

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Layered sedimentary deposits inside the giant canyons of Mars
Oct 24, 2017

The layered sedimentary deposits inside the giant canyons of Mars have puzzled scientists for decades.

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Colors in this image of the Martian moon Phobos indicate a range of surface temperatures detected by observing the moon on Sept. 29, 2017, with the Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) camera on NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter.
Oct 5, 2017

NASA's longest-lived mission to Mars has gained its first look at the Martian moon Phobos, pursuing a deeper understanding by examining it in... Read more

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Video still frame of new rover navigating rocky terrain
Apr 13, 2017

This blog post originated in the ... Read more

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Methane Stinks Poster 1

NASA is sniffing out the sweet smell of methane on Earth, Mars and beyond. It's a greenhouse gas and, in some places, possibly a sign of life.

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