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• March 14, 2014
Continue exploring Mars and learn about asteroids in this video of class 6 of Bruce Betts' Introduction to Planetary Science and Astronomy class.
• February 27, 2014
Check out this unusual crater on Mars. It's not a very big one, less than 500 meters in diameter, and yet it has two rings. Most craters on Mars this size are simple bowl shapes. What's going on here?
• December 21, 2012
A Mars imaging scientist answers the question: who is the "photographer" behind images returned from Mars?
• November 23, 2011
Jason Davis put together this neat summary of the checkered history of Mars exploration.
• June 02, 2010
The latest HiRISE images of the Phoenix polar lander, taken near Mars' northern summer solstice, show why we haven't heard from the spacecraft since it fell silent on November 2, 2008: it appears the solar panels have collapsed.
• May 13, 2010
It's the solstice on Mars today: summer in the north, winter in the south.
• April 14, 2010
After three listening campaigns taking place from January through April, Mars Odyssey has detected no signal from Phoenix.
• March 02, 2010
Where to begin with the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC)?
• January 11, 2010
It's been the second most popular question I get from readers: "When might we possibly hear from Phoenix?"
• December 24, 2009
This was so cute I had to repost it -- and record it too.
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