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Mars

NASA Successfully Landed Its Digging Robot on Mars

InSight is the first Mars mission to focus on the red planet’s interior, and will drill a hole five meters into its surface.
Becky Ferreira
11.26.18
Mars

It Looks Like Someone Was Raking Sand on Mars

New images show eerie ripples on Martian dunes.
Madison Margolin
2.8.17
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These Exoskeletons, Rovers, and Mantis Robots Are the Future of German Robotics

The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence randomly posts 34 crazy new research videos.
Becky Ferreira
11.9.16
Photos

Experience Mars Through Curiosity’s Eyes in This Gorgeous New Panorama

That rock detail tho.
Becky Ferreira
10.4.16
Space

Life on Mars Will Have a Harder Time Hiding from NASA’s New Rover

Why the agency is sending a souped-up version of Curiosity to Mars.
Amy Thompson
5.4.16
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Carl Sagan’s Dream of a Martian Microphone May Finally Be Real

Members of NASA’s Mars 2020 SuperCam team will soon make the case for recording the sounds of the Red Planet.
Amy Thompson
3.1.16
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How NASA Pulled off the Craziest Stunt on Mars, From the Guy Who Led the Team

Just a normal interplanetary jaunt involving supersonic parachutes and Sky Cranes.
Becky Ferreira
1.31.16
News

Everything You Need to Know About Palikir, the Martian Crater With Flowing Water

NASA says there is likely flowing water on Mars—why haven't we explored it yet?
Jason Koebler
9.28.15
Space

Why NASA Has 13 Spacecraft Watching a Single Comet This Weekend

Comet C/2013 A1, also known as comet Siding Spring, will pass about 87,000 miles from Mars, and a whole fleet of spacecraft and rovers have been lined up to image it.
Amy Shira Teitel
10.15.14
Space

How Finding Evidence of Water on Mars Is Like Baking Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ben Richmond
10.3.14
Motherboard Blog

The Case of the Opportunity Rover and the Mysteriously Appearing Martian Rock

Probably not evidence of meddlesome Martian youth, but still.
Amy Shira Teitel
1.19.14
Motherboard Blog

Curiosity's Latest Find: An Ancient Martian Lake 'Well Suited' for Life

Conditions may have been good enough to support "many combinations" of microbes.
Jason Koebler
12.9.13
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