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read the article 'Radar in Mars Orbit Maps North Polar Deposits'
December 19, 2011

An American-Italian radar instrument orbiting Mars has mapped the three-dimensional structure of layers beneath the surface in the planet's north polar region.
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read the article 'New Tool for Touring Mars Using Detailed Images'
December 7, 2011

It's now easier than ever to explore Mars in the great detail offered by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
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read the article 'Trio of NASA Missions Named 'Best of What's New''
November 30, 2011

NASA's Dawn, Mars Science Laboratory and MESSENGER missions have been honored by Popular Science magazine with "Best of What's New" Award in aviation and space.
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read the article 'Bring 'Curiosity' Into Your Classroom!'
October 10, 2011

Join us for an educator conference surrounding the upcoming launch of the next Mars rover Curiosity. The conference, scheduled for Nov. 25 through 27, 2011, will be filled with standards-aligned, STEM-related, hands-on activities, mission team speakers, a tour of Kennedy Space Center, a potential launch viewing, and image-rich classroom and other learning materials to take home. Register today!
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read the article 'NASA Mars Rover Approaches Long-Term Goal'
August 8, 2011

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity may reach the rim of Endeavour crater in coming days.
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read the article 'NASA's Curiosity Continues Mobility Checkouts'
June 13, 2011

America's next Mars rover, Curiosity, has been driving and moving its arm during its final weeks at its California birthplace.
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read the article 'A Heartfelt Goodbye to a Spirited Mars Rover'
May 25, 2011

Mars Exploration Rover Project Manager John Callas sent this letter to his team shortly after the final command was sent to the Mars rover Sprit, which operated on the surface of Mars for more than six years and made numerous scientific discoveries.
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read the article 'Rover x 3: Web Chat for Students'
January 24, 2011

Engineers and technicians at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory continue to put finishing touches on the rovers' successor, the Mars Science Laboratory, also known as Curiosity.
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read the article 'Web-Streamed Event Will Cover Mars Science Findings'
January 11, 2011

Scientists will discuss recent discoveries about Mars and future Mars exploration at a Jan. 13 event to be streamed live and archived.
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read the article 'Rover Will Spend 7th Birthday at Stadium-Size Crater'
January 4, 2011

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has photographed the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity beside a crater where the rover will spend the seventh anniversary of its landing.
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