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NASA releases panorama view of landing site of Perseverance rover on Mars
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NASA releases panorama view of landing site of Perseverance rover on Mars

Feb 24th 2021, 10:41 PM 42,184 Views 18 Comments

The panorama is composed of 142 individual images stitched together on Earth, NASA said.

Nasa’s Mars Perseverance rover lands on the red planet
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Nasa’s Mars Perseverance rover lands on the red planet

Feb 18th 2021, 9:08 PM 30,751 Views 55 Comments

The rover landed on the red planet in the Jezero Crater at 8:55 Irish time.

Nasa's Perseverance rover set for 'seven minutes of terror' as it seeks to land on Mars this evening
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Nasa's Perseverance rover set for 'seven minutes of terror' as it seeks to land on Mars this evening

Feb 18th 2021, 7:48 AM 24,130 Views 32 Comments

Perseverance is the largest and most sophisticated vehicle ever sent to Mars.

NASA launches latest rover mission to search for life on Mars
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NASA launches latest rover mission to search for life on Mars

Updated Jul 30th 2020, 2:36 PM 21,378 Views 52 Comments

The rocket took off in California despite a 4.2 magnitude earthquake.

Here's what Nasa's InSight lander has been up to this week
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Here's what Nasa's InSight lander has been up to this week

Dec 1st 2018, 10:00 AM 16,720 Views 13 Comments

We have the details on what its next few weeks will be like.

'Touchdown confirmed': NASA's InSight Mars explorer lands on Red Planet
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'Touchdown confirmed': NASA's InSight Mars explorer lands on Red Planet

Nov 26th 2018, 8:41 PM 16,440 Views 26 Comments

More than half of 43 attempts to reach Mars with rovers, orbiters and probes have failed.

Lake of water discovered beneath the surface of Mars
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Lake of water discovered beneath the surface of Mars

Jul 25th 2018, 9:31 PM 28,827 Views 63 Comments

The discovery has led to the eternal question to be asked once more – could there be life on Mars?

Nasa's Curiosity rover has sent back some holiday pics from Mars
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Nasa's Curiosity rover has sent back some holiday pics from Mars

Sep 10th 2016, 12:45 PM 30,593 Views 31 Comments

The planet’s layered geologic past is shown in new color images returned by the unmanned rover, which is exploring lower Mount Sharp.

Here are 40 amazing photos of Mars taken by the Nasa Orbiter
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Here are 40 amazing photos of Mars taken by the Nasa Orbiter

Aug 13th 2016, 11:30 AM 21,295 Views 23 Comments

The Mars Orbiter has been taking stunning photos of the planet for nearly 10 years – here are the cream of the most recent crop.

Flowing water has been seen on Mars
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Flowing water has been seen on Mars

Sep 28th 2015, 4:20 PM 24,705 Views 86 Comments

And water could mean life.

Irish scientist kicked out of Mars mission for saying the mission is "hopelessly flawed"
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Irish scientist kicked out of Mars mission for saying the mission is "hopelessly flawed"

Mar 19th 2015, 8:47 AM 29,126 Views 73 Comments

So he probably won’t be too upset.

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Next phase: Irish 'Mars One' hopeful Dr Joseph Roche has made the final 100

Feb 16th 2015, 8:29 AM 17,150 Views 37 Comments

50 men and 50 women have been named in the final 100 this morning. The high cost of the mooted mission precludes the option of a return trip.

How long could a human survive on Mars wearing only jeans and a t-shirt?
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How long could a human survive on Mars wearing only jeans and a t-shirt?

May 4th 2014, 5:00 PM 26,353 Views 55 Comments

Clue: Not very long.

A third of the 'Mars One' hopefuls have dropped out ... but all three Irish candidates still in the running
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A third of the 'Mars One' hopefuls have dropped out ... but all three Irish candidates still in the running

Apr 30th 2014, 5:50 PM 24,061 Views 53 Comments

Over 300 people have dropped out of contention for the Mars One project, due to medical or other personal reasons.

"An adventure of a lifetime.." This Irish doctor's also on the shortlist to go to Mars
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"An adventure of a lifetime.." This Irish doctor's also on the shortlist to go to Mars

Apr 21st 2014, 8:45 AM 15,374 Views 63 Comments

Dr Catherine McGrath joins Trinity scientist Joseph Roche and Cork-based IT engineer Steve Menaa on the list of Irish-based candidates for the ambitious ‘Mars One’ project.

Column: Look up! The Red Planet is continuing to shine brightly in the night sky
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Column: Look up! The Red Planet is continuing to shine brightly in the night sky

Apr 10th 2014, 7:30 PM 39 Views 14 Comments

With Mars currently in opposition, and shining with an orange tinge, Conor Farrell explores our fascination with the Red Planet.

Is there life on Mars? Ten years on the Opportunity rover is still looking
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Is there life on Mars? Ten years on the Opportunity rover is still looking

Jan 25th 2014, 10:00 AM 7,979 Views 25 Comments

The rover was only supposed to run for 90 days, but 10 years a 40 Martian kilometers later, it shows no signs of stopping.

One-way trip to Mars? Sign me up, says French woman
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One-way trip to Mars? Sign me up, says French woman

Jan 8th 2014, 7:20 AM 15,078 Views 36 Comments

Florence Porcel is down to the last 1,000 candidates for the six-month, no-return trip.

India to launch first Mars mission tomorrow
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India to launch first Mars mission tomorrow

Nov 4th 2013, 9:46 PM 10,274 Views 100 Comments

The country is aiming to become the only Asian nation to reach the Red Planet.

Life on Mars? Not looking likely, says new NASA study
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Life on Mars? Not looking likely, says new NASA study

Sep 19th 2013, 10:14 PM 6,868 Views 42 Comments

New findings from NASA’s Curiosity rover found only tiny amounts of methane gas in the atmosphere, making it unlikely that there was life on Mars.

Curiosity rover marks one ground-breaking year of life on Mars
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Curiosity rover marks one ground-breaking year of life on Mars

Aug 6th 2013, 6:50 AM 5,815 Views 13 Comments

Today will see special NASA livestream events taking place to mark the work of the rover over the past 12 months.

Aging Mars rover makes new water discoveries
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Aging Mars rover makes new water discoveries

Jun 7th 2013, 9:01 PM 11,750 Views 46 Comments

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.

Billion-year-old water discovered in Canada could give clues to early life on Earth
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Billion-year-old water discovered in Canada could give clues to early life on Earth

May 16th 2013, 10:13 AM 15,418 Views 91 Comments

Life-giving chemicals have been discovered in isolated water believed to be 1.5 billion years old, raising hopes of scientists finding surviving microscopic organisms from a prehistoric age.

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

May 12th 2013, 9:15 AM 8,671 Views 45 Comments

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.

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

Apr 24th 2013, 3:09 PM 24,005 Views 46 Comments

The unfortunate sketch was found on the NASA website.

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

Dec 4th 2012, 8:26 AM 5,239 Views 26 Comments

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.

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

Nov 5th 2012, 10:15 AM 11,590 Views 52 Comments

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

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

Aug 28th 2012, 12:18 PM 18,275 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Aug 24th 2012, 11:44 AM 4,084 Views 12 Comments

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 18th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,562 Views 0 Comments

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 11th 2012, 6:00 PM 5,333 Views 0 Comments

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?

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

Aug 7th 2012, 1:45 PM 9,180 Views 15 Comments

Rover snaps its surroundings…

PHOTOS: "Touchdown confirmed!" Celebrations as NASA rover lands on Mars
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PHOTOS: "Touchdown confirmed!" Celebrations as NASA rover lands on Mars

Aug 6th 2012, 12:13 PM 6,896 Views 36 Comments

It took eight years of work, more than €2 billion, and just a bit of luck, but Curiosity touched down on Mars just after 6.30am Irish time.

VIDEO: The happiest group of NASA employees you'll see today
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VIDEO: The happiest group of NASA employees you'll see today

Aug 6th 2012, 10:03 AM 5,273 Views 34 Comments

Mars Landing! Whoo!

In pics: Missions to Mars through the years
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In pics: Missions to Mars through the years

Aug 6th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,932 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Jul 28th 2012, 1:00 PM 5,139 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Mar 29th 2012, 7:00 AM 9,126 Views 25 Comments

Giant telescopes set up around country for public to use.

Scientists find evidence of ancient ocean on Mars
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Scientists find evidence of ancient ocean on Mars

Feb 7th 2012, 12:00 PM 2,658 Views 15 Comments

A two-year investigation by a European Space Agency probe has found strong new evidence to show there was once an ocean on the red planet.

Watch: NASA's rover blasts into space in search of 'life on Mars'
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Watch: NASA's rover blasts into space in search of 'life on Mars'

Nov 26th 2011, 4:59 PM 1,410 Views 8 Comments

The Curiosity rover is costing NASA billions but it is hoped it can discover new facts about the red planet.