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Mars Spacecraft

Fusion Power Could Take Us To Mars WAY Faster, Scientists Say

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 10.09.2013 | Science

Sending astronauts to Mars aboard a superfast spacecraft powered by nuclear fusion may seem like a sci-fi dream, but it's entirely attainable, scient...

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 10.13.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

The engineering hurdles it cleared to land put Curiosity light years ahead of past rovers. But with a budget on the chopping block, NASA needed to be creative to get people excited about space again. And it looks like it's doing just that.

Spacecraft In 'Safe' Mode After Technical Glitch

AP | Posted 06.10.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- A NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars is in safe mode after it detected a problem. The Mars Odyssey, which has been circling the red planet ...

Ice on Mars: Good for the Jews?

Marty Kaplan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marty Kaplan

If scientists believe that invisible dark matter and unobservable dark energy make up the vast majority of the universe, then why should mystical accounts of an unseeable cosmos be any more inconceivable?

Ice On Mars: NASA Says Discovery A Step Towards Finding Evidence Of Life

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NASA scientists yesterday said they had found ice on Mars -- a step towards finding evidence of life. Sharp new images received from their Phoenix l...

Spacecraft Lands Successfully On Mars, Sends Back First Images Of Polar Regions

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander spent its first full day in the Martian arctic plains checking its instruments in preparation for ...