Mars

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Did a Martian have a break – with a KitKat? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Litter left behind | Getting rid of things | Moving on from Partygate | Russian spy’s wrong turn | The Green Man in the tree

Letters

17, Jun, 2022 @4:36 PM

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Nasa rover sighting reignites fears about human space debris
Object thought to be piece of thermal blanket from when Perseverance touched down on planet

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

16, Jun, 2022 @11:40 AM

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Rare sight for amateur astronomers as five planets align
Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will be visible in order of their distance from the sun from Friday

Ian Sample Science editor

02, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Jupiter and Venus will seem to nearly collide in rare celestial spectacle
Stargazers will have to wait years for repeat performance with four planets also appearing in straight line

Tom Ambrose

30, Apr, 2022 @10:55 AM

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Starwatch: Saturn and Mars are skulking low in the sky
Extremely close planetary pairing rises above horizon at dawn

Stuart Clark

04, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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UK Mars rover is casualty of war as science severs its links with Russia
ExoMars mission, of which the £840m British-built vehicle was part, depended on a Russian Proton rocket

Robin McKie

03, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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European Space Agency suspends €1bn Mars mission with Russia
The ESA has commissioned a study of how to get ExoMars off the ground without Roscosmos involvement

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

17, Mar, 2022 @7:05 PM

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Life on ‘Mars’: the strangers pretending to colonize the planet – in Utah
To study life on the red planet, people from around the world volunteer to live with strangers in the middle of nowhere

J Oliver Conroy

17, Feb, 2022 @9:00 AM

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To the moon and beyond: what 2022 holds for space travel
From lunar missions to anti-asteroid defence systems, there are plenty of exciting scientific developments to look forward to

Robin McKie

02, Jan, 2022 @2:00 PM

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SpaceX’s towering Starship aims to get humans to Mars
The largest and most powerful rocket ship ever is fully recyclable and may be the first vehicle to land humans on Mars

Richard Luscombe

20, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Nasa’s Perseverance rover collects first Mars rock sample
Rock core, along with other samples, could one day be destined to Earth for analysis

Stuart Clark

09, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Nasa’s InSight lander reveals internal structure of Mars
Analysis of marsquakes captured since probe landed in 2018 shows the Martian crust is between 12 and 23 miles thick

Stuart Clark

29, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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