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Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System, being larger than only Mercury. In the English language, Mars is named for the Roman god of war. Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere, and has a crust primarily composed of elements similar to Earth's crust, as well as a core made of iron and nickel. Mars has surface features such as impact craters, valleys, dunes, and polar ice caps. It has two small and irregularly shaped moons: Phobos and Deimos.

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India's Mangalyaan Mission bids a quiet goodbye after 8 years, no fuel left | Oneindia news *Space [Video]

India's Mangalyaan Mission bids a quiet goodbye after 8 years, no fuel left | Oneindia news *Space

India's Mars Orbiter craft has run out of propellant and its battery drained beyond the safe limit, fuelling speculation that the country's maiden interplanetary mission 'Mangalyaan' may have finally..

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Scientists Find Further Evidence of Water on Mars [Video]

Scientists Find Further Evidence of Water on Mars

Scientists Find , Further Evidence of , Water on Mars. New evidence suggests that Mars may be home to liquid water. . 'The Independent' reports that the finding represents a major breakthrough in..

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China's Mars Rover discovers evidence of massive floods billions of years ago | Oneindia News*Sapce [Video]

China's Mars Rover discovers evidence of massive floods billions of years ago | Oneindia News*Sapce

Chinese Mars rover Zhurong that landed on the Martian surface last year has found evidence of major floods that took place billions of years ago. #Zhurong #MarsRover #China

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Mars is feeling the burden of human trash, 7000 kg of garbage on the red planet |Oneindia News *News [Video]

Mars is feeling the burden of human trash, 7000 kg of garbage on the red planet |Oneindia News *News

Human’s obsession with the planet Mars is killing the Red Planet as more than 7000 kg of trash has been found on its surface even before humans have set foot. #Mars #TrashonMars #7000kg garbage..

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NASA Releases Blueprint for Future Crewed Mars Mission [Video]

NASA Releases Blueprint for Future Crewed Mars Mission

NASA Releases , Blueprint for Future , Crewed Mars Mission. NASA's upcoming Artemis Moon program can be seen as a practice run for an eventual crewed mission to Mars. Gizmodo reports that the..

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Scientists Use Meteoroid Shockwaves to Locate New Craters on Mars [Video]

Scientists Use Meteoroid Shockwaves to Locate New Craters on Mars

Scientists Use , Meteoroid Shockwaves , to Locate New Craters on Mars. Scientists have located new craters on the surface of Mars using shockwaves caused by meteoroids that struck the planet. 'The..

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Breakthrough Device Could Be the First Step Toward Terraforming Mars [Video]

Breakthrough Device Could Be the First Step Toward Terraforming Mars

Breakthrough Device , Could Be the First Step , Toward Terraforming Mars. 'Newsweek' reports that a device capable of converting carbon dioxide into oxygen on Mars could open the door to..

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Massive Asteroid Set for Closest Approach to Earth Since 1914 [Video]

Massive Asteroid Set for Closest Approach to Earth Since 1914

Massive Asteroid , Set for Closest Approach , to Earth Since 1914. On August 20, a humongous asteroid larger than Giza's Great Pyramid will pass by Earth for the first time in over 100 years. On..

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This inflatable house prototype gives a glimpse into how humans could live on the surface of Mars [Video]

This inflatable house prototype gives a glimpse into how humans could live on the surface of Mars

The two artists behind the project have spent seven years building a house that’s more about living on Mars rather than just surviving.

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The Moon then Mars? This is how NASA is preparing to land humans by 2025 [Video]

The Moon then Mars? This is how NASA is preparing to land humans by 2025

As a first step, the Artemis program will send an unmanned spacecraft to orbit the Moon with mannequins and torsos made of simulated human tissue onboard to test how the voyage will affect human..

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NASA identifies noodle-like object found on Mars | OneIndia News *News [Video]

NASA identifies noodle-like object found on Mars | OneIndia News *News

A noodle-like object detected on the surface of the planet Mars by the rover Perseverance has now been identified by NASA. The object is said to be a piece of Dacron netting from the landing gear of..

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New study 'gives best indication yet that there is liquid water on Mars'

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British scientists say they have found evidence which "gives the best indication yet that there is liquid water on Mars".
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'Doorway' on Mars spawns conspiracy theories - here's how it was made

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Europe's mission to Mars 'could be on hold for years' due to Ukraine war

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Bill Maher is Pro Elon Musk, Says Twitter Has Failed Over Censorship

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Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Saturn and the moon to align on the horizon early Sunday morning

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Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Saturn and the moon will line up in the predawn sky on Sunday morning.
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British-built rover launch to find life on Mars delayed over Russian invasion of Ukraine

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A chunk of mars and a meteorite that hit a cow amongst space items up for sale

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NASA moves closer to bringing Mars rock samples back to Earth

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'Rare postcard' from Mars as NASA inspired by rover's view of red planet's sweeping landscape

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H.S. Students Punished For Chanting 'Suck Our D***' At Female Goalie

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NASA rover images confirm Mars crater was ancient lake

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Rock samples found by rover reveal alien life may have existed on Mars, says NASA

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NASA's Perseverance rover successfully drills first rock for sample

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NASA Calling on Normies to Live Out Simulated Mars Life for a Year

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Mysterious methane detections on Mars baffle NASA scientists

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The sound of Mars: Chinese release recording of Martian surface by their rover lander

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