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read the article 'Traffic Around Mars Gets Busy'
May 4, 2015
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NASA's Mars Exploration Program has begun using systematic precautions to prevent Mars orbiters from flying too close to each other.
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read the article 'Mars Orbiter Views Curiosity Rover in 'Artist's Drive''
April 22, 2015

A view from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on April 8, 2015, catches sight of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover passing through a valley called "Artist's Drive" on the lower slope of Mount Sharp.
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read the article 'Team Returns Orbiter to Duty After Computer Swap'
April 8, 2015

The team operating NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has restored the spacecraft to full service, following last week's unplanned swap of duplicate computers on the orbiter. The mission resumed communication-relay operations on April 4 and subsequently resumed observations with all of its science instruments.
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read the article 'Scars on Mars from 2012 Rover Landing Fade -- Usually'
March 27, 2015
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A series of observations from Mars orbit show how dark blast zones that were created during the August 2012 landing of NASA's Curiosity rover have faded inconsistently.
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read the article 'NASA Spacecraft Completes 40,000 Mars Orbits'
February 9, 2015
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has exceeded 40,000 trips around Mars and continues to study patterns of change on the Red Planet.
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read the article 'Mars Orbiter Spies Curiosity Rover at Work'
February 4, 2015
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter recently caught a view of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover studying an outcrop at the base of a Martian mountain.
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read the article ''Lost' 2003 Mars Lander Found by Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter'
January 16, 2015
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

The Beagle 2 Mars Lander, built by the United Kingdom, has been thought lost on Mars since 2003, but has now been found in images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
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What does it take to get a spacecraft from Earth all the way to Mars? There are a few key things to consider, as explained in this 60-second video from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Mars in a Minute: How Do You Get to Mars?
What does it take to get a spacecraft from Earth all the way to Mars? There are a few key things to consider, as explained in this 60-second video from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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At the center of this view of an area of mid-latitude northern Mars, a fresh crater about 6 meters (20 feet) in diameter holds an exposure of bright material, blue in this false-color image.
Exposed Ice in a Fresh Crater
At the center of this view of an area of mid-latitude northern Mars, a fresh crater about 6 meters (20 feet) in diameter holds an exposure of bright material, blue in this false-color image.
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona




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