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SpaceRef Mars

NASA's InSight lander isn't camera-shy. The spacecraft used a camera on its robotic arm to take its first selfie -- a mosaic made up of 11 images....



The origin of the reservoirs of water on Earth is debated. The Earth's crust may contain at least three times more water than the oceans. This crust water is found in the form of phyllosilicates, whose origin probably differs from...


Recent articles published in 'Astronomy & Astrophysics'

Authors: S. Boro Saikia, T. Lueftinger, S. V. Jeffers, C. P. Folsom, V. See, P. Petit, S. C. Marsden, A. A. Vidotto, J. Morin, A. Reiners, M. Guedel and .
Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 620 , page L11
Keywords: stars: magnetic field ; stars: solar-type ; stars: imaging.


ESA Human Spaceflight

Warming regards Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Lake Dukan sends holiday greetings and a new year warning


Planetary Society Blog

Just after a failed drill attempt at Inverness, Curiosity suffered a serious computer problem. The mission has now recovered by switching computers, and has successfully drilled at Highfield. One last drill site in "red Jura" rocks is planned before leaving Vera Rubin ridge behind.