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From TheJournal.ie Aging Mars rover makes new water discoveries Mars

Aging Mars rover makes new water discoveries

The unmanned solar-powered vehicle has just analysed what may be its oldest rock ever, known as Esperance 6, which contains evidence that potentially life-supporting water once flowed in abundance.

From TheJournal.ie Mars is the next challenge for astronauts - but landing is the biggest obstacle Red Planet

Mars is the next challenge for astronauts - but landing is the biggest obstacle

The Curiosity rover is the size of a small car – but now researchers are looking at how to land something the size of a two-storey house on Mars.

From TheJournal.ie Men are from Mars: €1.9bn NASA Rover draws penis on red planet Rude Planet

Men are from Mars: €1.9bn NASA Rover draws penis on red planet

The unfortunate sketch was found on the NASA website.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Mars missions scaled back in April because of sun Mars

Mars missions scaled back in April because of sun

For much of April, the sun blocks the line of sight between Earth and Mars, making it difficult for engineers to send instructions or hear from spacecraft Curiosity and Opportunity.

From TheJournal.ie 11 Google products and services you never knew existed What Does That Do

11 Google products and services you never knew existed

You can explore Mars, for starters.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Life on Mars: it was possible Curiosity

Life on Mars: it was possible

Nasa Curiosity Rover, which is living on the Red Planet, has taken samples of rock for analysis by scientists back home.

From TheJournal.ie Are humans or robots the future of space travel? Final Frontier This post contains videos

Are humans or robots the future of space travel?

“We are a long way from the Terminator, or the Matrix” says Nasa chief historian.

From TheJournal.ie Tycoon wants to send couple on Mars mission Mars

Tycoon wants to send couple on Mars mission

Many of the finer details of the Inspiration Mars project – initially funded by the world’s first space tourist Dennis Tito – have yet to be worked out but it is hoped it will allow for zero-gravity sex.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Life on Mars? Maybe not. NASA rows back on findings Mars

Life on Mars? Maybe not. NASA rows back on findings

NASA has downplayed talk of a ‘major discovery’ by its Curiosity rover after remarks by the mission chief raised hopes it may have unearthed evidence life once existed on the planet.

From TheJournal.ie Cheese! Mars Curiosity rover sends back its first high-resolution self-portrait Wish You Were Here

Cheese! Mars Curiosity rover sends back its first high-resolution self-portrait

Curiosity has used its ‘hand lens imager’ to take 55 photos of itself – and stitch them into one single giant image.

From TheJournal.ie Why NASA put large holes in Curiosity's wheels Curiosity Rover

Why NASA put large holes in Curiosity's wheels

It’s to help scientists keep track of where it moves on Mars, see?

From TheJournal.ie The first song played on another planet is... Oh The Humanity This post contains videos

The first song played on another planet is...

(Mars, we’re sorry.) What would you have picked to be the first song from space?

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Tuesday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Behold! Mankind’s first high-resolution photo from another planet Nextdoor

Behold! Mankind’s first high-resolution photo from another planet

NASA has released the first high-resolution photo from the Curiosity rover. This is how the neighbours live.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: NASA's Curiosity rover makes its landing on Mars Red Planet This post contains videos

VIDEO: NASA's Curiosity rover makes its landing on Mars

This video of Curiosity’s landing is humanity’s first recording of a touchdown on another planet.

From TheJournal.ie NASA reports damage to Curiosity wind instrument Mars

NASA reports damage to Curiosity wind instrument

The rover is being put through its paces ahead of its first drive on Mars today.

From TheJournal.ie Curiosity rover prepares to zap Mars rocks and hit the road Road Trip

Curiosity rover prepares to zap Mars rocks and hit the road

Researchers will be carrying out tests in the coming days to prepare the rover for its first journey across the surface of Mars.

Here is the week's news... skewed

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The GAA dismisses reports of vajazzling – and the Mars Curiosity rover faces a hostile reaction from the natives.

Tweets: The Mars Curiosity Rover has a chat with Britney Spears Gimme Mars

Tweets: The Mars Curiosity Rover has a chat with Britney Spears

Well, they DO have a lot in common.

Total Recall: How does Colin Farrell’s new flick stack up against Arnie’s 1990s version?

The Irishman does a fine job of playing a factory worker turned super spy but a certain wow factor is missing.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie New satellite photo shows Mars rover exploring the Red Planet Space

New satellite photo shows Mars rover exploring the Red Planet

See the first colour photograph of the pale blue bot.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Yes, the Mars rover cost $2bn – but it’s far from a waste of money. Opinion

Column: Yes, the Mars rover cost $2bn – but it’s far from a waste of money.

Technology developed by NASA’s top scientists will prove pretty handy for the rest of us too, writes Colm Quinn.

Here is the week's news... skewed

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The underground sect which has never been exposed to Craig Doyle – and would you trust NAMA to mind your children?

Curiosity grows online for NASA flight director The Mohawk From Mars This post contains videos

Curiosity grows online for NASA flight director

The whizz-kid who’s helping to uncover the secrets of Mars has become famous in his own right.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: NASA's Curiosity sends first pictures from Mars Mars This post contains images

In photos: NASA's Curiosity sends first pictures from Mars

Rover snaps its surroundings…

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: The happiest group of NASA employees you'll see today Mars Landing
From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Missions to Mars through the years The Red Planet This post contains images

In pics: Missions to Mars through the years

As NASA lands a new exploratory probe on Mars, TheJournal.ie takes a look back over previous Mars missions…

7 of the world's greatest hoaxes (or are they?)

Aliens invading New Jersey, spaghetti growing on trees… just some of the hoaxes that had the world fooled.

From TheJournal.ie Curiosity Mars rover to land on the red planet tomorrow Mars

Curiosity Mars rover to land on the red planet tomorrow

The Mars Science Laboratory, which carries the rover, aims to find out if there is life on Mars – and it arrives near the planet’s surface tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Life on Mars: how close are we to living in space? Final Frontier

Life on Mars: how close are we to living in space?

Mankind’s fascination with space has long sparked fantasies of living away from Earth, but is this any closer to becoming a reality?

From TheJournal.ie The Moon to blaze alongside Mars and Saturn over Ireland Space

The Moon to blaze alongside Mars and Saturn over Ireland

The Moon will be placed next to Mars on today and next to Saturn on tomorrow in the western sky just after sunset.

Out of This World Pic of the Day

A view from Mars.

From TheJournal.ie NASA refines Mars landing – but brings it closer to dangerous landing zone Mars

NASA refines Mars landing – but brings it closer to dangerous landing zone

‘Curiosity’ is set to land on the red plant in early August.

From TheJournal.ie Mars Watch: Tonight's your chance to see the red planet Mars This post contains videos

Mars Watch: Tonight's your chance to see the red planet

Giant telescopes set up around country for public to use.