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Live Now: Watch the 2021 Mars Society International Convention online this week
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Live Now: Watch the 2021 Mars Society International Convention online this week

The 24th Annual Convention of the International Mars Society begins Thursday (October 14), and you can view it all online…
The First Great Successes of Perseverance on Mars: An Update from Mission Scientists
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The First Great Successes of Perseverance on Mars: An Update from Mission Scientists

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. The post contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Melissa…
It’s confirmed, the Jezero crater on Mars is indeed an ancient lake!
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It’s confirmed, the Jezero crater on Mars is indeed an ancient lake!

Images taken by the Martian Perseverance rover finally provide irrefutable proof that Jezero Crater is indeed an ancient lake. What…
The Perseverance robot confirms the presence of an ancient lake on Mars
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The Perseverance robot confirms the presence of an ancient lake on Mars

Placed on Mars since February, the Perseverance robot delivers its first results. The ship discovered that the place where it…
The Perseverance rover confirms the existence of the ancient lake and delta of the river Mars
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The Perseverance rover confirms the existence of the ancient lake and delta of the river Mars

NASA wisely chose the landing site for its life-seeking Perseverance Mars rover. Perseverance landed in February on the floor of…
Not every spacecraft on Mars might need such a deep cleaning, scientists say
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Not every spacecraft on Mars might need such a deep cleaning, scientists say

Mars-bound landers and rovers may not need to undergo such stringent cleanup procedures as they once did before leaving Earth,…
Catastrophic floods shaped Mars more than previously thought, scientists suggest
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Catastrophic floods shaped Mars more than previously thought, scientists suggest

Catastrophic flooding from overflowing lakes on early Mars may have carved out many of the Red Planet’s valleys, a new…
The Mars helicopter engine aborted the last flight attempt due to an anomaly
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The Mars helicopter engine aborted the last flight attempt due to an anomaly

NASA’s Mars helicopter engine did not take off as planned earlier this month. Ingenuity was scheduled to make its 14th…
NASA missions to Mars face a 2-week communications blackout as the sun blocks the red planet
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NASA missions to Mars face a 2-week communications blackout as the sun blocks the red planet

NASA plans to halt most of its robotic Mars exploration efforts in October for security reasons associated with the Red…
Mars would have known super eruptions
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Mars would have known super eruptions

Recent research has shown that Mars was marked by a series of super volcanic eruptions about 4 billion years ago.…
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