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Mars One to Construct Martian Simulator on Earth

Mars One to Construct Martian Simulator on Earth

Mars One, a private organization dedicated to send humans on the red planet, is constructing a Martian simulator on Earth. Not one but many such simulators will be built across the world with an aim to train astronauts and acclimatize space travelers to the conditions on Mars.

Comet Sliding Spring heading to Mars for a Close Fly-By

Comet Sliding Spring heading to Mars for a Close Fly-By

A comet is on its way to make a very close fly-by of Mars by travelling at a distance 84,000 miles above Mars. Mars will not have any impact due to the close approach of the comet, but the dust from the comet is likely to have some effect on the Red Planet.

Dwarf Pink Planet Discovered

Dwarf Pink Planet Discovered

Recently, a dwarf pink planet has discovered been discovered by space scientists. As per the scientists working on the project, the new dwarf planet appears to be the most distant one in our solar system. The planet is labeled as 2012 VP113 and nicknamed 'Biden' in a tribute to Vice-President Joe Biden.

Scientists Replicate Environment of planet Mars on Earth

Scientists Replicate Environment of planet Mars on Earth

With an aim to replicate the Martian environment on Earth, the European Space Agency (ESA) hopes to test the future rover that will navigate the surface of red planet. The engineers for Airbus Defence and Space in the UK have come up with 'Mars Yard'.

160 Years on, Two Halves of Giant Sea Turtle’s Arm brought Together

160 Years on, Two Halves of Giant Sea Turtle’s Arm brought Together

It is incredible to know that scientists have been able to bring together two parts of broken arm of a giant sea turtle more than 160 years apart. The first part of the bone was discovered in 1849 whereas the other was found in 2012.

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