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 Post subject: Re: Mars Thread?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 2:04 pm 
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Map of Every Mars Landing Attempt, Ever

https://www.planetary.org/blogs/emily-l ... tempt.html

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Eyewitness to the Aliens: Forensic Psychology on Mars

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog ... ology-mars

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Weird green glow spotted in atmosphere of Mars

https://www.space.com/mars-atmosphere-g ... s-tgo.html

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Experience what it would be like to fly over a huge icy crater on Mars.

See https://scitechdaily.com/view-a-stunnin ... s-express/

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"The United Arab Emirates plans to make history Wednesday with the scheduled launch of the 'Hope' mission, which will make it the first Arab nation to send a probe to Mars."
So says an online news article that can be read in its entirety here:
https://www.breitbart.com/news/uae-to-m ... ars-probe/

I'm surpised; I didn't know that this nation was interested in exploring outer space.

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The People's Republic of China's mission to Mars is underway with a successful launch. See the video here
to see the launch and learn about the mission:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUaAZZvpKps

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See https://www.space.com/china-mars-tianwe ... photo.html
for information on NASA's unintentional detection of a Chinese spacecraft headed for Mars.

Thanks to Greg Barr for this link.

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"NASA added 6 HD video cameras to its next Mars rover so we can all watch the first footage of a spacecraft landing on another planet"
The above is the title of the following webpage, to which I was directed by Greg Barr:

https://www.businessinsider.com/nasa-ma ... deo-2020-7

Keep in mind that only about half of the attempted landings on Mars have been a success.

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See https://www.space.com/china-mars-tianwe ... photo.html
for information on NASA's unintentional detection of a Chinese spacecraft headed for Mars.

Thanks to Greg Barr for this link.

There's a bit of fluff to the ATLAS "press release," as if they did something really special. Here's some hard-boiled analysis from the astrometric data obtained by ATLAS and other sources in the hands of a skilled amateur, Bill Gray...

https://www.projectpluto.com/pluto/mpecs/tianwea.htm

and

https://www.projectpluto.com/pluto/mpecs/tianweb.htm

He's done similar analysis for the EMM (Hope) mission too.

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3 Great Mysteries About Life on Mars

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/24/scie ... water.html

Thanks to @anomalistnews on Twitter for sharing this link.

Some musical accompaniment.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZKcl4-tcuo

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The United States of America's Perseverance Rover's mission to Mars is underway with a successful launch. See the video below to learn about the goals of this endeavor.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/30/world/ma ... index.html

Thanks to Greg Barr for bringing this article to my attention.

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How to Teach Students about a Manned Mission to Mars. Very educational to non-students as well!

See https://www.teachengineering.org/lesson ... s_lesson06

Thanks to Greg Barr for sending me this link.

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Study casts some doubt on whether there ever was life on Mars.

See https://www.sciencealert.com/the-majest ... -after-all

Thanks to Greg Barr for sending me this link.

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The nuclear-powered Curiosity Rover has just completed eight years on Mars's surface.
Read about what it has accomplished here:

https://www.space.com/nasa-mars-rover-c ... years.html

Thanks to Greg Barr for providing me this ink.

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Dig this, will ya? A strange-looking rocket may take people to Mars.

A riveting look at the flight of this prototype.

See https://www.inverse.com/innovation/spac ... -in-flight
Quote from above:
"The SpaceX drone images highlight how the 'SN5' launch looks like a silo soaring into the air."

Thanks to Greg Barr for sending me this link.

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Follow NASA's Perseverance Rover in Real Time on Its Way to Mars

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/8742/follow- ... y-to-mars/

Thanks to Edna Voegele for sharing this link with me.

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NASA puzzles over mysterious Mars ridges billions of years in the making

https://www.cnet.com/news/nasa-puzzles- ... he-making/

Thank to Tim Binnall for the link!

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ISS Transits Mars

https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap200923.html

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The United Arab Emirate's mission to Mars:

See https://www.space.com/uae-mars-hope-mis ... red-planet

Title of article: "The UAE's 1st Mars probe will reach the Red Planet on Feb. 9"

It has an interesting video.

Thanks to Greg Barr for passing this on to me.

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Title of article: "Heat and Dust Help Launch Martian Water High Into the Atmosphere Where Lost to Space"

See https://scitechdaily.com/heat-and-dust- ... -to-space/ and enhance or review your knowledge of Mars.

Thanks to Greg Barr for sending me this very interesting link.

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"Bringing Mars samples to Earth could cost an extra $1 billion, but NASA should totally do it, experts say." That's the title of the article in the following link:

https://www.space.com/mars-sample-retur ... ent-review

The extra billion dollars that the experts recommend is on top of the $3.8 billion to $4.4 billion put forth by NASA and the ESA. That's a lot of cabbage. I think this project should be scrapped, especially considering the following words in the article: "potential" and "possibly".

Thanks to Greg Barr for sending me this link.

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"Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover to Capture Sounds From the Red Planet" is the headline in the excellent article in the link below.

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/mars-2 ... red-planet

Thanks to Greg Barr for providing me with this link.

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"NASA to Host Virtual Briefing on February Perseverance Mars Rover Landing" is the headline of an interesting article that can be accessed in the link below. Mark your calendar to see the Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 4:30 p.m. EST media briefing on YouTube.

https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa ... er-landing

Thanks to Greg Barr for sending me this link.

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"Mars Needs Minerals: Researchers Are Trying to Turn the Red Planet Green.
It’s not going to be easy to have a green thumb on the Red Planet." is the headline in an article about sending people to Mars to grow food there.

https://www.ign.com/articles/mars-needs ... anet-green

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