- NASA picks girl's suggestion. // National Geographic World;Jul97, Issue 263, p4
Focuses on the scheduled exploration of planet Mars, set for July 4, 1997. Type of exploration that will be carried out by Mars Pathfinder and Sojourner, a Mars rover; Origin of the rover's name; Other spacecraft expected to visit the planet during 1997. INSETS: More about Mars.;Mars--then and...
- Lost Mars probe casts doubt on Russia's space plans. Ward, Mark // New Scientist;11/23/96, Vol. 152 Issue 2057, p5
Reports on Russian Mars probes. Russia's failure to successfully launch a Mars probe; The loss of the Mars 96 probe in November 1996; Details of the probe's loss; The future of the Russian Mars probe excursions.
- China plans Mars Mission. // Asian Pacific Post;10/28/2010, p17
The article reports on the planned Mars probe of the China Academy of Space Technology.
- NASA selects instruments for Mars missions. Smith, Bruce A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/6/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 19, p27
Reports on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration officials' selection of scientific instruments for two spacecraft that are to be launched to Mars in the late 1990s. Goal of studying the weather patterns and the planet's icy south pole; Preliminary design review for the spacecraft...
- Next Stop: Mars. // Current Events;12/1/2000, Vol. 100 Issue 12, p2d
Reports on the plans of scientists to launch an international manned mission to Mars, possibly before 2025. Characteristics of the planet; Stages of the proposed expedition.
- Mars probe site chosen. Dornheim, Michael A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/19/1994, Vol. 141 Issue 12, p24
Reports on the Marc's landing site for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Mars Pathfinder probe. Arrival date on the planet; Launch window; Primary mission.
- EYE ON MARS. // Scholastic SuperScience;Mar2009, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p3
The article offers information on the survey conducted by the publication on the likelihood of sending humans to Mars in 2011.
- Dynamic Wind Action Discovered on Mars. // USA Today Magazine;Aug2008, Vol. 137 Issue 2759, p12
The article reports that scientists working on the University of Arizona's High Resolution Imaging Experiment, or HiRISE, have found complex, wind-sculpted landforms on Mars. The planet has an ethereal, tenuous atmosphere at less than 1% of the surface pressure of Earth, making it difficult for...
- Road Map to Mars. Taverna, Michael A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/13/2003, Vol. 159 Issue 15, p32
The European Space Agency is planning more than $1 billion worth of missions for its Aurora solar system exploration program, including a return to the Moon. Aurora, a new enterprise still in its early activities phase, is intended to explore the Moon and Mars with a view toward landing...