# mars - Today’s News
Gifts for all the family this Christmas
# mars - Monday 18 November, 2013
Arrival at Mars is scheduled for September 2014.
# mars - Sunday 17 November, 2013
Everybody’s talking about Ireland pledging more towards the Philippines, the botched armed robbery in Drogheda and the plane crash in Russia.
# mars - Monday 4 November, 2013
The country is aiming to become the only Asian nation to reach the Red Planet.
# mars - Saturday 26 October, 2013
You’ll be making sure your i’s are dotted and your t’s crossed after this.
# mars - Thursday 19 September, 2013
New findings from NASA’s Curiosity rover found only tiny amounts of methane gas in the atmosphere, making it unlikely that there was life on Mars.
# mars - Tuesday 13 August, 2013
The six people spent four months living in Hawaii in a simulated exercise, eating foods made from shelf-stable ingredients.
# mars - Tuesday 6 August, 2013
Today will see special NASA livestream events taking place to mark the work of the rover over the past 12 months.
# mars - Friday 12 July, 2013
Here’s the full correspondence, as revealed by Dexter’s dad.
# mars - Friday 7 June, 2013
The unmanned solar-powered vehicle has just analysed what may be its oldest rock ever, known as Esperance 6, which contains evidence that potentially life-supporting water once flowed in abundance.
# mars - Sunday 12 May, 2013
The Curiosity rover is the size of a small car – but now researchers are looking at how to land something the size of a two-storey house on Mars.
# mars - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
The unfortunate sketch was found on the NASA website.
# mars - Sunday 21 April, 2013
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# mars - Friday 5 April, 2013
For much of April, the sun blocks the line of sight between Earth and Mars, making it difficult for engineers to send instructions or hear from spacecraft Curiosity and Opportunity.
# mars - Saturday 23 March, 2013
You can explore Mars, for starters.
# mars - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.
Nasa Curiosity Rover, which is living on the Red Planet, has taken samples of rock for analysis by scientists back home.
# mars - Sunday 3 March, 2013
“We are a long way from the Terminator, or the Matrix” says Nasa chief historian.
# mars - Thursday 28 February, 2013
Many of the finer details of the Inspiration Mars project – initially funded by the world’s first space tourist Dennis Tito – have yet to be worked out but it is hoped it will allow for zero-gravity sex.
Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.
# mars - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
NASA has downplayed talk of a ‘major discovery’ by its Curiosity rover after remarks by the mission chief raised hopes it may have unearthed evidence life once existed on the planet.
# mars - Monday 5 November, 2012
Curiosity has used its ‘hand lens imager’ to take 55 photos of itself – and stitch them into one single giant image.
# mars - Monday 3 September, 2012
It’s to help scientists keep track of where it moves on Mars, see?
# mars - Wednesday 29 August, 2012
(Mars, we’re sorry.) What would you have picked to be the first song from space?
# mars - Tuesday 28 August, 2012
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
NASA has released the first high-resolution photo from the Curiosity rover. This is how the neighbours live.
# mars - Friday 24 August, 2012
This video of Curiosity’s landing is humanity’s first recording of a touchdown on another planet.
# mars - Wednesday 22 August, 2012
The rover is being put through its paces ahead of its first drive on Mars today.
# mars - Saturday 18 August, 2012
Researchers will be carrying out tests in the coming days to prepare the rover for its first journey across the surface of Mars.
BREAKING via The Mire wire: The GAA dismisses reports of vajazzling – and the Mars Curiosity rover faces a hostile reaction from the natives.
# mars - Thursday 16 August, 2012
Well, they DO have a lot in common.
# mars - Wednesday 15 August, 2012
The Irishman does a fine job of playing a factory worker turned super spy but a certain wow factor is missing.
See the first colour photograph of the pale blue bot.
Technology developed by NASA’s top scientists will prove pretty handy for the rest of us too, writes Colm Quinn.
# mars - Saturday 11 August, 2012
BREAKING via The Mire wire: The underground sect which has never been exposed to Craig Doyle – and would you trust NAMA to mind your children?
# mars - Tuesday 7 August, 2012
The whizz-kid who’s helping to uncover the secrets of Mars has become famous in his own right.
Rover snaps its surroundings…
# mars - Monday 6 August, 2012
Mars Landing! Whoo!