Topic: Mars

Continued Support of Space Exploration is a Must

Oct. 19, 2015
Space and moon

Exploration is at the core of the American spirit, and public support for NASA’s voyages of exploration has never wavered while political support has been bipartisan. Although we live at a time of increasing partisanship and difficult budget decisions, we must continue to lead the world in discovery and continue to robustly fund the space program.

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Aerospace Students Devising Mission to Mars

Oct. 8, 2013
Aerospace Students Devising Mission to Mars

How do you get to Mars? Follow the Mars Research Group, a team of students developing a mission proposal for NASA. They're just the newest Longhorns studying space.

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Moon Glides by Bright Star, Mars Next Week Before Dawn

July 22, 2011

The moon puts on a great show before dawn next week as it passes by a bright star and planet, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.

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Four Planets Huddle Up Before Dawn Next Week

May 5, 2011

Four of the five planets visible to the unaided eye huddle quite close together in the pre-dawn sky next week, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.

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Planetary Scientists Solve 40-Year-Old Mysteries of Mars' Northern Ice Cap

May 26, 2010

Scientists have reconstructed the formation of two curious features in the northern ice cap of Mars -- a chasm larger than the Grand Canyon and a series of spiral troughs -- solving a pair of mysteries dating back four decades while finding new evidence of climate change on Mars.

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