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Mars likely to have enough oxygen to support...

The new study began with the discovery by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover of manganese oxides, which are chemical compounds that can only be produced with...

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Mars-bound humans 'will have to be Martians'...

"It's going to be very difficult not having Mother Earth next to you," warns former astronaut Chris Hadfield.

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'Blood moon' eclipse delights young Kenyans...

East Africa, along with the Middle East and parts of Europe, was forecast to have some of the best views of the lunar eclipse.

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Dormant desert life hints at possibilities...

Since Mars had oceans and lakes billions of years ago, researchers say early life forms may have thrived there.

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All eyes on Trump over Mars

Trump said in October he wanted to "free Nasa from the restriction of serving primarily as a logistics agency for low-orbit activity".

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European lander starts 3-day descent to Mars...

Mars has become a graveyard for many a mission seeking to explore a planet that has captured the human imagination for millennia

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Europe steers lander towards Mars surface...

ExoMars is Europe's first attempt at reaching our neighbouring planet's hostile surface after its first failed bid 13 years ago.

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Mars mission isolation experiment ends

The most challenging aspect of the experiment was the monotony.

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China 'unveils 2020 Mars rover concept'

China announced in April it aims to send a spacecraft "around 2020" to orbit Mars, land and deploy the rover.

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Russia plans return to Mars, Moon

Next month, a Russian Proton rocket is scheduled to launch the first of two missions under ExoMars, a joint venture with the ESA


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How to safeguard your home while...

During this season, a number of people travel to their villages to join their family members in one big Christmas party and new year celebration.