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Mars One selects 1 'alien' and 99 human finalists to die on Mars

Over 200,000 people applied for the chance to visit the red planet and never come back. Now Mars One has whittled the applicant pool down to just 100.

By February 17, 2015

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Opportunity runs marathon on Mars, only takes 11 years

NASA's plucky old rover Opportunity reached a new milestone by topping a marathon distance on Mars.

By March 25, 2015

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Glowing ultraviolet aurora spotted on Mars

NASA's orbiting Mars probe has spotted two surprises in the Red Planet's atmosphere: an unexplained dust cloud and a deep ultraviolet aurora.

By March 18, 2015

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NASA to steal boulder from asteroid to test Earth-defense technique

The space agency has just announced plans to fly to an asteroid, snag a boulder, fly back toward Earth and put the rock in orbit around the moon. Because science.

By March 26, 2015

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Mars once had an ocean bigger than the Arctic

NASA scientists have analysed the water signatures in Mars' atmosphere to determine that the planet once had a primitive ocean bigger than the Arctic Ocean on Earth.

By March 5, 2015

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Short circuit halts Curiosity rover's Mars activities

An electrical hiccup means the Mars rover will be sidelined for a few days as NASA tries to locate the problem.

By March 4, 2015

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New Curiosity rover selfie makes Mars the star of the snapshot

Curiosity's latest self-portrait shows the plucky machine surrounded by Mars landscape details, including Mount Sharp, cliffs and the crater rim.

By February 25, 2015

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The CraveCast fails to grasp the desire to die on Mars

It's official: the CraveCast is piloted by a crew of cowards who love space but love watching space operas here on Earth more. Also, we find "Star Wars" everywhere, except in that golden Buddha statue, which had other surprising contents.

By February 24, 2015

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Want to die on Mars? We discuss on the next CraveCast

All the cool space-geek kids are signing up to die on Mars these days. The CraveCast crew discusses Mars One, what Neil Armstrong kept from the moon and more this Tuesday at noon PT.

By February 23, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 131: Guest co-host Alison Rosen, Mars One update, drone waiters and more

We're intrigued by the AirBoard campaign on Indiegogo. While a one-person manned aircraft that can fit into your car trunk sounds pretty fantastic, we've also got some questions about this crowdfunding effort.

By February 18, 2015