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New cleaning protocol for future 'search for life' missions

...amination protocol involves a cocktail of chemicals that were applied and tested on various sampling devices, including a glacial ice core drill and a rover scoop. "We are trying to avoid a case of mistaken identity," says Professor Liane Benning, a biogeochemist from the University of Leeds and co-aut...

Jupiter's shrinking red spot

...ter. Abstract: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD08/Event/89766 . 8) UNLOCKING THE MYSTERY OF MARTIAN SAND RIPPLES When the Mars Exploration rover Opportunity landed on fresh Martian sand ripples in 2004, its on-board microscope showed the grains there to be much finer than predicted, revealing a...

July 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA Today media highlights

...in the Martian past, these compositions are limited in areal extent. New results presented by Bandfield et al. combine results from Mars satellite and rover datasets to show that aqueous alteration has been much more extensive than has been presumed by many researchers. Bedrock outcrops show differences in...

Mini subs to probe odd structures in BC lake

...ion Lake. Trained as a Deepworker pilot, he is interested in the similarities between field scientific activities in the submersible and using a lunar rover for geological research in future missions sending astronauts back to the Moon. "What's new about the work at Pavilion Lake this summer is the use...

Mars' water appears to have been too salty to support life

...Exploration Rover, Opportunity, and by orbiting spacecraft. It was the Mars rover whose reports back to Earth stoked excitement over water on the ancient sur...rocks they studied -- called Meridiani Planum -- is believed, based on Mars rover data, to have been one of the wetter, more hospitable areas of ancient Mars...

Phoenix mission to Mars will search for climate clues

...pated in the two Viking Lander missions in 1976 and has spent the past four years, first helping select the landing site for the 2004 Mars Exploration rover (MER) mission, then guiding the activities of the rovers Spirit and Opportunity as the mission's deputy principal investigator. Accordingly, Arvid...

Life on Mars 'pregnancy test' successfully launched

...erprints that indicate if life currently is, or ever was, present on Mars. The LMC experiment has been proposed for the European Space Agencys ExoMars rover mission, which is planned for launch in 2013. The LMC experiment is in the development phase and is led by an international consortium with researcher...

Survival of the rarest: Fruit flies shed light on the evolution of behavior

...of two versions of the foraging gene (either the "rover" or "sitter" type). rover larvae move around more than sitter larvae while feeding and they are also ...ters, and sitters did better when there were more rovers. "If you're a rover surrounded by many sitters, then the sitters are going to use up that patch...

Arctic expedition will investigate alien-like glacier

...ored by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will be taking part in the study to determine if it will be worthwhile testing spacecraft and remote-control rover equipment on the glacier in the future. "These are exciting times for planetary exploration in Canada, said Dr. Alain Berinstain, Director of Plane...

Robot-based system developed at Carnegie Mellon detects life in Chile's Atacama desert

...oal is to understand how life can be detected by a rover that is being controlled by a remote science team....sor in Carnegie Mellon's Robotics Institute, leads rover development and field investigation aspects of the... the daylight while in the shade of the rover. The rover uses solar energy to operate so it needs to travel...
Rover in Biological Technology

TIP/UW Scientists Provide Mars Rover Commentary

The robotic rover Spirit, which bounced to a near pinpoint landing inside a 4-billion-year-old Martian crater on Saturday (Jan. 3) after a seven-month flight, promises a trove of new data about the Red Planet, UW-Madison scientists say. John Valley, a UW-Madison professor of geology and geophysi...

Life on Mars 'pregnancy test' successfully launched

...erprints that indicate if life currently is, or ever was, present on Mars. The LMC experiment has been proposed for the European Space Agencys ExoMars rover mission, which is planned for launch in 2013. The LMC experiment is in the development phase and is led by an international consortium with researcher...
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