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NASA Spacecraft Shows Diverse, Wet Environments on Ancient Mars

by on Jul.16, 2008, under Around the Solar System, Newsflash

WASHINGTON Two studies based on data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed that the Red Planet once hosted vast lakes, flowing rivers and a variety of other wet environments that had the potential to support life. One study, published in the July 17 issue of Nature, shows that vast regions of the ancient highlands […]

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New Photos of Phobos

by on Apr.11, 2008, under Around the Solar System, Palaeontology

NASA today released two high-resolution images of the larger of Mars’ two moons, Phobos. The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter took the on Mar. 23, 2008. HiRISE took the images within 10 minutes of each other. The first image was taken at a range of about 4,200 miles; […]

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