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Fancy sending your name to Mars on the next lander?

With all the excitement of Space X’s recoverable launch attempts and the Philae lander telling us all about comets, we’re almost spoilt when it comes to exciting advances in space. However it doesn’t stop there, as in March next year, NASA is launching its InSight lander to Mars, where it …

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NASA finds evidence of vast historic Mars ocean

Researchers working for the NASA space agency have announced that they’ve found evidence on Mars for an ocean that covered almost 20 per cent of the planet’s surface, which formed shortly after Mars itself 4.3 billion years ago. At its peak, it would have covered much of the northern hemisphere and …

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