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31-Dec-2003 America's Spirit Is Ready to Rock-n-Roll Martian Style Saturday Night
America's Spirit Is Ready to Rock-n-Roll Martian Style Saturday Night
In a perfect world, or in this case two perfect worlds -- Earth and Mars, the first of NASA's two robot geologists will bounce over rocks and roll to a safe stop on the martian surface shortly after 8:35 p.m. PST this Saturday, January 3, 2004. Read More...
11-Dec-2003 Tones Break Silence During Mars Exploration Rover Landings
entry
Members of the Mars Exploration Rover Entry Descent and Landing team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will be on the lookout for a series of tones. Read More...
02-Dec-2003
Challenges of Getting to Mars
artists concept of the decent
Two out of three missions to the red planet have failed. One reason there have been so many losses is that there have been so many attempts. "Mars is a favorite target," says Dr. Firouz Naderi, manager of the Mars Program Office at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Read More...
26-Nov-2003
Marsapalooza And Mars Education Programs: Inspiring The World One Student At A Time
seven members of the Mars team pictured with a Rover
"Exploration is the life blood of a civilization," said Dr. Rice. "It provides new frontiers and challenges that stimulate both its people and technology. Exploration is crucial for a civilization's survival. Read More...
14-Nov-2003
NASA's M-Team: Not Your Average "Rock" Stars
Mars team members with the Rover
The six scientists and engineers who are the "rock" stars of the Marsapalooza tour are living evidence that these days, the word "scientist" no longer brings to mind the word "geek." Read More...
30-May-2003
Wheels in the Sky
When Chris Voorhees thinks about wheels, he doesn't imagine the rubber hitting the road, but aluminum crawling across the surface of Mars. In fact, he has already seen some of his handiwork making its way across the red planet. Read More...
14-Jan-2003
Mars and the Final Four
image of possible Rovers landing sites
The launch dates for the two Mars Exploration Rovers are getting closer and so is the need to pick a place for them to land. Read More...
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