Russia's space agency Roscosmos and the European Space Agency (ESA) signed a final agreement on Thursday giving the green light to the ExoMars project to send unmanned probes to Mars, Roscosmos spokesperson Anna Vedishcheva said.
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will launch its first mission to Mars this year, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday, as the emerging Asian nation looks to play catch up in the global space race alongside the United States, Russia and its giant neighbor China.
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India will launch its first space mission to Mars in October 2013, according to President Pranab Mukherjee, as the South Asian giant joins rivals U.S., Russia, Japan and China in the race to the red planet. At a cost of some 4.5-billion rupees ($83-million), India will send an unmanned space vehicle to orbit Mars, Reuters reported. The craft, which will be manufactured...
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Mars One has plans for a solar system-sized reality show that will hand ordinary people a one-way ticket to Mars, all filmed for a TV event set to launch in 2023. But is there less “reality” in this concept than in reality TV shows?
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Mars One colony project aims to launch 'global reality television series' to find astronauts willing to take one-way trip to Mars, now soliciting one-minute 'audition videos.'
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If you think it is adventurous enough to take a flight into space, say via Virgin Galactic's (relatively) soon to launch service, how about a trip to Mars? How about a one-way trip to Mars...
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Citizen scientists in Russia may have identified the remains of a long-lost Soviet lander on Mars by poring over photos of the surface taken from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter with the Unive…
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NASA's Mars Orbiter may have spotted remains of the pioneering Soviet Mars 3 probe - the Red Planet's first semi-successful visitor - that landed on the its surface in 1971.
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A Nasa spacecraft in orbit around Mars may have found the wreckage of a Soviet lander sent to the Red Planet in 1971. The Russian Soviet Mars 3 lander was sent to the planet 42 years ago, consisting of an orbiter and a lander. It was launched alongside another mission, Mars 2, which crashed. But Mars 3 survived long enough to send back data for 14.5 seconds. In the process...
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In the 1960s, NASA studied a similar manned Mars flyby mission the non-profit organization Inspiration Mars is looking to launch in 2018. ->
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