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Trace Gas Orbiter: First science results

New evidence of the impact of the recent planet-encompassing dust storm on water in the atmosphere, and a surprising lack of methane, are among the scientific highlights of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter’s first year in orbit. Two papers [here … Continue reading

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Latest weather at Gale Crater and Elysium Planitia

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Latest weather at Gale Crater and Elysium Planitia

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Latest weather at Gale Crater and Elysium Planitia

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MARCI weather report, February 11-17, 2019

Martian weather patterns were fairly typical for this time of season, this past week. Local-scale dust storms pushed eastward along the margins of the seasonal north polar cap. A couple of these storms pushed southward across Acidalia near the beginning … Continue reading

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Weather at Gale Crater

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MARCI weather report, February 4-10, 2019.

Dust storm activity was at a minimum across the tropics and southern highlands of Mars last week. Local storms were observed along the seasonal north polar cap edge, while the polar vortex showed a wave-2 type structure, typical this time … Continue reading

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JPL public lecture: Red Planet Rovers and Insights

Get the scoop on the latest missions at Mars. This lecture will bring you up to speed on all things Mars, including: The biggest dust storm in a decade, rolling (and drilling) on “Vera Rubin Ridge,” a new rover under … Continue reading

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