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NASA's Proposed 'InSight' Lander would Peer to the Center of Mars in 2016
NASA's Proposed 'InSight' Lander would Peer to the Center of Mars in 2016   2 Mar 2012
A Phoenix-like lander that would mine the deepest hole yet into Mars- to a depth of 5 meters - and unveil the nature of the mysterious deep interior and central core of the Red Planet is under consideration by NASA for a 2016 launch... Read More
Proposed Mars Mission Has New Name
Proposed Mars Mission Has New Name   28 Feb 2012
A proposed Discovery mission concept led by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., to investigate the formation and evolution of terrestrial planets by studying the deep interior of Mars now has a new name, InSight. Read More
'Marsquake' May Have Shaken Up Red Planet
'Marsquake' May Have Shaken Up Red Planet   21 Feb 2012
The surface of Mars appears to have been shaken by quakes relatively recently, hinting at the existence of active volcanoes and perhaps reservoirs of liquid water on the Red Planet, a new study suggests. Read More
Recent Geological Activity on the Moon and Mars
Recent Geological Activity on the Moon and Mars   21 Feb 2012
Marsquakes on the red planet and crustal stretching on the Moon show that planet Earth is not the only geologically active body in our local Solar System neighbourhood. Read More
Rocks Hint at Strong Quakes on Mars
Rocks Hint at Strong Quakes on Mars   21 Feb 2012
Geologists see signs that seismic shocks as powerful as magnitude-7 quakes on Earth have rumbled on the Red Planet recently, and such "marsquakes" could be a good thing for the search for life on Mars. Read More
NASA Selects Investigations For Future Key Planetary Mission
NASA Selects Investigations For Future Key Planetary Mission   5 May 2011
NASA has selected three science investigations from which it will pick one potential 2016 mission. Read More
NASA Announces Three New Mission Candidates
NASA Announces Three New Mission Candidates   5 Mar 2011
NASA has selected three science investigations to conduct concept studies as candidates for the next mission in the Discovery Program. Read More
 
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