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Prolific Mars Orbiter Completes 50,000 Orbits

The Context Camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been taking images of Mars since 2006. This animation shows, at one frame per month, how these observations have accumulated to cover more than 99 percent of Mars. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS ...

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A Mixed-reality Trip to Mars

A Mixed-reality Trip to Mars Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, right, and Erisa Hines of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.A ceremonial ribbon is cut for the opening of new ‘Destination: Mars’ experience at the KSC visitor complex in ...

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