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Buzz Aldrin calls for human settlement on Mars

London, July 4 (ANI): The NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin has said that humans should create a settlement on Mars to provide much-needed objectives to the younger generation. Aldrin, the second man to set his foot on the Moon, has claimed ... Read More »

Phonecams may help scientists hunt for Martians

London, June 3 (ANI): Using phone cameras, scientists can one day hunt for Martian life, by looking for organic matter that could indicate life. According to a report in New Scientist, research with this type of technology is already underway ... Read More »

Mars was windy, wet and wild in ancient times

Washington, May 22 (ANI): The instruments aboard the Rover Opportunity, which are studying the Victoria Crater on Mars, has revealed more evidence of the red planet’s windy, wet and wild past. According to Steve Squyres, Cornell professor of astronomy and ... Read More »

Soft soil puts NASA’s Spirit in danger on Mars

Washington, May 12 (ANI): Reports indicate that the five wheels that still rotate on NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Spirit have been slipping severely in soft soil during recent attempts to drive, sinking the wheels about halfway into the ground on ... Read More »