Topic: Mars

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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Moon Passes Mars, Regulus and Saturn May 19-22; High-Resolution Images, HD Animation Available from StarDate Media

May 14, 2010

The bright star Regulus joins the Moon and the planet Mars to form a beautiful lineup high in the southern sky at nightfall May 19-22, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.

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