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NASA’s Insight lander delivers its first clear photo from Mars

Earlier today the Insight lander successfully touched down on Mars, and it's already crushing the 'gram. Signals indicating that its solar panels had opened and were generating power came back to Earth at about 8:30 PM ET, along with a few photograph…
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Opportunity rover stops responding during Mars dust storm

Things have gone from bad to worst for the Opportunity rover now that it's caught up in a massive Mars dust storm. In an update, NASA revealed that Opportunity didn't respond to a contact attempt. The team now assumes the robotic explorer's batteri…
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The UAE’s next ambitious project is to build a city on Mars

The United Arab Emirates, a place that knows a thing or two about constructing cities in harsh environments, has announced its most ambitious building project yet — a city on Mars.

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NASA picks three potential drill sites for Mars 2020

When the Mars 2020 rover reaches the red planet, it will quickly begin drilling for samples from its surface. NASA hasn't picked the exact drill site yet, but it has narrowed its choices down to three during a workshop with scientists in Monrovia, Ca…
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Elon Musk’s Mars colony would have a horde of mining robots

If it wasn't already clear that Elon Musk has considered virtually every aspect of what it would take to colonize Mars, it is now. As part of his Reddit AMA session, the SpaceX founder has revealed that his vision of a permanent colony would entail a…
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NASA will answer your questions about its journey to Mars

NASA has a ton of Mars-related projects that it hopes would culminate in sending humans to the red planet within the next 25 years. There's the stationary InSight lander that it plans to launch in 2018 and the next-gen rover that will succeed Curiosi…
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Weekly Rewind: Apple’s no good week, Musk aims for mars, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories.

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Lockheed Martin’s new magic school bus wants to virtually take kids to Mars

Lockheed Martin is bringing STEM education to the next level with its new Generation Beyond program, a national education initiative aimed at bringing “the science of space into thousands of homes and classrooms across America.”

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Elon Musk wants to visit space by 2021, send people to Mars by 2025

While talking at the 2016 Startmeup Hong Kong Venture Forum, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he wants to travel to the International Space Station by 2021 and that he intends to send astronauts on a mission to Mars by 2025.

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Stories you missed this week: Simulating Mars on Earth, 3D sound, an adorable Droid

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That’s why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. We’ve got news from IFA 2015 and much more.

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