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Mars and Venus Are About to Make Out, Guys

The cosmos is in constant motion, and during the month of July, the movements of celestial bodies are an especially welcome treat for those on the ground. The two planets situated on either side of Earth—Mars and Venus—are poised to drift within a relatively close distance of each other, at least in the grand scheme… […]

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Mars First Logistics Looks Very Cool

Mars First Logistics is an upcoming game by Australian developer Ian MacLarty. The first thing you’ll probably notice is how nice it looks with that crisp, clean art style.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mass Effect 3 Easter Egg Revealed After Nine Years

Nine years since the release of Mass Effect 3 and just a couple of weeks after the release of its shiny new Mass Effect Legendary Edition remaster, a long-hidden Easter egg has been revealed.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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NASA’s Ingenuity Drone Could Potentially Glow During Flights On Mars

NASA successfully pulled off the first powered, controlled flight on another planet with its Ingenuity helicopter this week. The tiny rotorcraft managed to take off for a few seconds and land without any major incident. We also learned that the Martian atmosphere could potentially create enough static to make the… Read more…

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Get ‘Surviving Mars’ and These Mods for Free

As Surviving Mars—Paradox Interactive and Haemimont Games’ clever twist on the city-building game—celebrates its three-year anniversary today, it’s getting a new lease on life in the form of a new developer (Abstraction Games), a new expansion coming later this year, and two new updates dropping today (a free tourism…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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PSA: Surviving Mars and Metro 2033 Are Currently Free On PC

Each week, the Epic Games Store puts up a free game, which you can add to your library no strings attached. This week’s offering is Surviving Mars, the space-faring city-builder game about…surviving on Mars. It’ll be available until March 18.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How NASA’s Perseverance Landed On Mars: An Aerospace Engineer Breaks It Down In Fascinating Detail

The world rightfully gawked at the engineering prowess of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory as it successfully landed the car-sized rover named Perseverance on the surface of Mars. You might think that I, an engineer with experience working on a deep space mission, would be less impressed than most. But trust me: The…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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NASA Hid A Coded Message In The New Mars Rover’s Parachute And It’s Already Been Figured Out

We’ve long known that the lovable brainiacs over at JPL and NASA like to hide Easter Eggs and messages in their machines; we’ve already discussed a bunch in the new Perseverance robotic rover. Yesterday, we saw some incredible footage from cameras on the spacecraft system as it landed, including a camera that was…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Watch the Mars Rover Landing

NASA’s latest Mars rover launched into space last summer, and after nearly seven months of space travel it’s now on its final descent to the Red Planet. The Mars 2020 Perseverance rover will land on Mars on Thursday, Feb. 18, and you can watch the whole thing live. Here’s how.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Surviving Mars OST Will Keep Me In High Spirits When I Blast Off Into Space

Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s ongoing hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-ass sounds they make. Today, let’s listen to a soundtrack that’s out of this world: that of Surviving Mars, the Paradox-published 2018 city builder from Haemimont Games.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Surviving Mars OST Will Keep Me In High Spirits When I Blast Off Into Space

Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s ongoing hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-ass sounds they make. Today, let’s listen to a soundtrack that’s out of this world: that of Surviving Mars, the Paradox-published 2018 city builder from Haemimont Games.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mars Attracts: Why Missions To The Red Planet Are So Hot Right Now

Both China and the United Arab Emirates reached Mars orbit this week in what promises to be a fascinating month for space exploration. And NASA will be landing on the Red Planet next week. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Feast Your Eyes on New Photos of the ‘Grand Canyon of Mars’

There’s still so much we don’t know about Mars, but thanks to some recently released photos, we’ve gotten a much better look at the Red Planet’s equivalent of the Grand Canyon. Although, that’s not exactly accurate: the one on Mars—called Valles Marineris—is nearly 10 times as long and three times as deep as ours on…Read […]

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This Day In History: Spirit Exploration Rover Lands On Mars

On January 3, 2004, Mars Exploration Rover Spirit began to make history. It touched down on the Red Planet for the first time, kicking off one of NASA’s longest and most successful missions—and helping us mere earthlings better understand the wonderful universe we live in.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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