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Digital copy of "The Martian Chronicles" on Mars - CBS News
A digital copy of Bradbury's "The Martian Chronicles" along with works by other science fiction legends was flown into space in 2007 by NASA's Phoenix spacecraft, which touched down on the Martian arctic plains.
nifty  movies  mars  space  to:fb  bradbury 
june 2012 by deusx
Radio hams pick up Mars rover Curiosity's signals • The Register
Amateur radio enthusiasts using a restored dish antenna in Germany say they have successfully picked up telemetry from NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft, now outward bound for Mars carrying a one-ton nuclear powered robot rover named Curiosity towards a date with destiny in the Elysium Planitia.
hams  radio  nifty  space  mars  nasa 
november 2011 by deusx
NASA says we've been looking for Martian life in all the wrong places
Don't worry—if we do find evidence of Martians, it will still be on Mars, we'll probably just have to dig a little deeper to find it. A new NASA study has concluded that if life ever thrived on the Red Planet, it probably did so underground, just below the planet's surface. In other words, life...
space  mars  life 
november 2011 by deusx
Hostin: It's Naked Cowboy, 1; naked M&M, 0 -
"plausibly argues that consumers would believe that the M&M Cowboy characters were promoting a product rather than merely parodying The Naked Cowboy, and that viewers would believe that The Naked Cowboy had endorsed M&Ms"
funny  lawsuits  trademarks  naked  cowboys  mars  m&ms 
july 2008 by deusx
Charlie's Diary: Alternative boondoggles
"Either way, the direct costs of the Iraq war exceed the maximum cost estimate for a manned Mars expedition, infrastructure and all, by 20%"
mars  iraq  money  space  war 
june 2008 by deusx
The Onion: Mars Rover Beginning To Hate Mars
The conceit, originating on LJ, that Spirit is a disgruntled goth, while Opportunity is an what we'd call in High School days - a "social" has gone mainstream.
via:whump  funny  humor  mars  science  space  onion 
october 2006 by deusx
BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Mars orbiter reaches Red Planet
"The re-establishment of contact half an hour later was met with jubilation from the mission team at the US space agency's (Nasa) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in Pasadena, California."
space  nasa  mars 
march 2006 by deusx
APOD: 2005 April 1 - Water on Mars
Holy crap! Water on Mars! (Holy crap, I hate April 1st)
aprilfools  mars 
april 2005 by deusx
'Bounce' rock's cosmic portent
"Bounce's chemical composition exactly matches that of a meteorite that hit the ground in Shergotty, India, on Aug. 25, 1865."
mars  space 
april 2004 by deusx
NASA Mars Rover Animation Spoof | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference
(direct link to .MOV) Illustrates the dangers in drilling holes in strange rocks.
mars  space 
february 2004 by deusx
Op-Ed Contributor: Life (and Death) on Mars
"A one-way trip to Mars need not mean a quick demise."
mars  space 
january 2004 by deusx

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