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20-Oct-2006 During Solar Conjunction, Mars Spacecraft Will Be on Autopilot
Read the new release 'During Solar Conjunction, Mars Spacecraft Will Be on Autopilot'
For a brief time, the sun will get in the way of communications between Earth and Mars spacecraft, but mission teams are well prepared for this natural event called solar conjunction.
20-Oct-2005 Earthlings Will Get a Better View of Mars
Read the article 'Earthlings Will Get a Better View of Mars'
In fall of 2005, Mars will outshine most of the stars in the night sky.
11-Dec-2003 Tones Break Silence During Mars Exploration Rover Landings
Read the article 'Tones Break Silence During Mars Exploration Rover Landings'
On the phone, tones can signal a connection. On paper, they can add shape and dimension. On Mars, they can do both.
14-Jan-2003 Mars and the Final Four (rover landing sites)
Read the article 'Mars and the Final Four (rover landing sites)'
The launch dates for the two Mars Exploration Rovers are getting closer and so is the need to pick a place for them to land.
29-April-2002 Global Surveyor Continues its Watch on the Red Planet
Read the article'Global Surveyor Continues its Watch on the Red Planet'
Weather reports from Mars, global mapping, inspection of potential landing sites, more data about the red planet than from all previous missions . no problem for the hardworking Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft.
25-June-2001 Detecting Dust Devils on Mars
Spacecraft Will Examine Mars in Greater Detail than Ever Before - Jul 6, 2004
NASA's Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft recently caught sight of a dust devil dancing across the Martian surface. While it isn't the first of the tornado-like weather systems to be imaged, it is yet another reminder that Mars is an ever-changing planet.

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