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Atacama rover helps NASA learn to search for life on Mars
... They are using Zoe, an autonomous, solar-powered rover
developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon's Robotics Institute. During the mission, Zoe is expected to travel about two kilometers (1.24 miles) daily and provide panoramic and close-up images. Zoe will employ a variety of other scientific ins...
Water on Mars not easy to find, says Texas A&M researcher
...versity research Mark Lemmon, a member of the Mars rover
team and professor in the College of Geosciences, ...s even small seas. Only the results of the Spirit rover
are detailed in the articles, with information about Opportunity to be published in a future issue. ...
Carnegie Mellon researchers to demonstrate autonomous robotthat will seek life in Atacama Desert
...searchers will demonstrate Zoë, an autonomous rover
being groomed to seek and identify life in hostile...of August to mid-October conducting experiments in rover
perception, mobility and autonomy during long-distance traverses. The Atacama team also will conduct...
NASA researchers customize 'lab-on-a-chip' technology
...l, a large number of them can be carried on a Mars rover
to search for life or on carried on long-duration human exploration missions for monitoring microbes inside lunar or Martian habitats. "We need customized microarray chips to find and characterize life at remote places on Earth, Mars, and other place...
ESA prepares mission to search for life on Mars
...ms to carry out the detailed design of the ExoMars rover
and its Pasteur payload of scientific instruments....e long interplanetary voyage to the landing of the rover
on the planet. ESA has also issued an open announcement or 'Call for Ideas', requesting the partici...
If airbags work well, then Mars landing sites can be chosen more boldly, says UB geologist
...cipated Mars landing on Jan. 24 of the Opportunity rover
will be a bit more challenging than the Spirit's bounce onto the red planet earlier this month, according to a University at Buffalo geologist, but if it's successful, then scientists will be able to be much bolder about selecting future Mars landing...
Beagle 2 team still hopes to repeat Mars landing success
...Laboratory on the successful landing of the Spirit rover
on Mars. "I'd like to give congratulations to NASA...successful transmission of signals from the Spirit rover
via Mars Odyssey also indicates that the radio on board NASA's orbiter is working properly. Meanwhil...
Mars mission scientist will live a 25-hour day
...muli that run on an exact 24-hour cycle.The entire rover
team will work at the mission control center at JP...itional 39 minutes, 35 seconds every day. But when rover
team members step outside, they will be bombarded with external stimuli running on the 24-hour clock...
Industry asked to design Mars rover and payload
...t proposals for the detailed design of the ExoMars rover
and its Pasteur payload of scientific instruments....ule that will land a large (200 kg), high-mobility rover
on the surface of Mars. After delivery of the lander/rover, the ExoMars orbiter will also operate as...
Carnegie Mellon, NASA to develop robot illustrating how to seek life on distant planets
... be to become acquainted with the data sent by the rover
and assess the validity of astrobiological exploration strategies that will be used in the 2004 and 2005 field campaigns and on future missions to search for habitats and life on Mars," said Cabrol. Also under development is the capability for educat...
Early Mars: Warm enough to melt water?
...ife. However, while the science objectives of the rover
missions are to determine if water was present on Mars and whether there are conditions favorable to the preservation of evidence for ancient life, the mission will not return samples to Earth. The first NASA sample-return mission is scheduled for 20...
Gene plays key evolutionary role in food-gathering behaviors
...etween sitter flies and nurse bees on one hand and rover
flies and foragers on the other hand is interesting for two reasons, said Gene Robinson, a professor of entomology and neuroscience at the University of Illinois. First, it supports the idea that for may have had an evolutionary role in the changes o...
Geological Society of America: Annual Meeting 2000
...on of Mars. Note: The session will conclude with rover
and instrument demonstrations. STRUCTURE AND TECTONICS OF PLANETS AND SATELLITES (T4) RSCC Ballroom B, Mon., Nov. 13, 8:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Speakers include: Thomas R. Watters, Smithsonian Institution, Tectonism on Mercury. M. P. Golombek, NASA ...
Press Events At Spring Meeting
...are for the 1998 and 2001 Marsorbiter, lander, and rover
missions. (Held in conjunction with today's all-daysession on MGS and Thursday evening's public lecture.) 5:30 PM. AGU Honors Ceremony and Reception. A group of distinguished scientistsand a science writer will receive prestigious AGU awards. Th...
3,500 Earth And Space Scientists To Report Latest Findings At Boston Meeting
...he program will also cover plans for the 2001 Mars rover
mission, which willsample rocks for evidence of wet conditions and signs of ancient life. Attendeeswill have an opportunity to put questions to scientists who are leading theinvestigations. Another special event is the first Rachel Carson Lectur...