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SpaceX's Elon Musk elaborates on plan to colonize Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has given more details about his plan to colonize Mars.

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SpaceX's Elon Musk to host Reddit AMA Sunday - CNET

SpaceX CEO to field questions during an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit

19 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Space station accepts first Virginia delivery in two years

The International Space Station received its first shipment from a private, Virginia-based company in more than two years Sunday following a sensational nighttime launch observed 250 miles up ...

Sun 23 Oct 16 from

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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter views Schiaparelli landing site

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has identified new markings on the surface of the Red Planet that are believed to be related to ESA's ExoMars Schiaparelli entry, descent and landing technology ...

Fri 21 Oct 16 from

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Going out in a blaze of glory—Cassini's grand finale

With the conclusion of the international Cassini mission set for September 15, 2017, the spacecraft is poised to soon begin a thrilling two-part endgame.

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White House initiative pushes for more tiny satellites

Miniature satellites are increasingly a big deal, and for good reasons: they're not only less expensive and easier to deploy than the giant satellites of old, but can cover wider ...

Sat 22 Oct 16 from Engadget

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Mars orbiter spots new crater that may be ExoMars’s lost lander

The lander may have turned off its thrusters too early, meaning it smacked into the ground at high speed with full fuel tanks - and may have exploded

Fri 21 Oct 16 from Newscientist

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See The Photo NASA’s Orbiter Took Of the Crashed Mars Probe

The image shows a black spot in the place that the craft Schiaparelli was supposed to land

Fri 21 Oct 16 from TIME

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ExoMars '96 Percent' Successful Despite Lander Crash: ESA

The ExoMars 2016 mission gets a solid "A" thus far despite the failure of its Schiaparelli lander to touch down softly on the Red Planet as planned, European Space Agency (ESA) officials said.

Fri 21 Oct 16 from

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Mars lander silent as mission scientists work out what went wrong

Schiaparelli lander is still silent on the surface of Mars while mission scientists try to understand what happened during the probe’s descent.

Thu 20 Oct 16 from ScienceNews

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