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Re: Manned Mission To Mars, Moon
« Reply #75 on: January 25, 2004, 04:28 AM »
Yay.   ;D

I wish them both success.

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Re: Manned Mission To Mars, Moon
« Reply #76 on: January 25, 2004, 04:36 AM »
Man, were those new pictures awesome. I was watching it live on NASA TV Landing Page

There down for the night but let me tell you,  :o   8)  

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Re: Manned Mission To Mars, Moon
« Reply #77 on: January 25, 2004, 04:59 AM »
First pictures posted on the site. 8)

The first images from Meridiani Planum

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Re: Manned Mission To Mars, Moon
« Reply #78 on: January 26, 2004, 09:58 AM »
I watched this on Saturday night, it was pretty cool, looks like a neat place they landed, some of the shots look like there are footprints in front of the rover :-X

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Hot, wet Mars action!!!
« Reply #79 on: March 2, 2004, 04:37 PM »
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NASA scientists say the Mars rovers have found what they were looking for -- hard evidence that the red planet was once "soaking wet."

Despite sounding like the intro to a sci-fi porno movie, this is exciting news!

Here's the article.

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Re: Hot, wet Mars action!!!
« Reply #80 on: March 2, 2004, 04:53 PM »
I wonder if there was ever life on Mars...I think a discovery like that would really shake up our concept of life. To know that we aren't the only planet that life developed, not even the only planet in our solar system would be a completely humbling experience...and possibly one that unites people globally.

I guess beings on Mars wouldn't have as much muscle mass as we do, considering the lower gravity of about .38g. Also, it could be possible there was a technologically advanced civilization, and they could have caused Mars to be the barren globe it is today. They may have been a proud people, with their little wirey bodies and advanced technological probes.
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Re: Hot, wet Mars action!!!
« Reply #81 on: March 2, 2004, 05:02 PM »
Really cool stuff...there were meteorites found in Antartica of supposed Mars origin that contained fossilized microbes.  As we know it...organic material + water + oxygen + sun = life.  It seems all of those pieces were there at one time...I think its a good possibility

What if...we go to Mars and we find ancient ruins, 100's of millions years old and traces of some long forgotten wars... :P

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Re: Hot, wet Mars action!!!
« Reply #82 on: March 2, 2004, 05:07 PM »
As long as we don't see this...

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Re: Hot, wet Mars action!!!
« Reply #83 on: March 2, 2004, 11:21 PM »
I'm truly excited.  I said it before and I'll say it again: We gotta get up there!   ;D

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Re: Hot, wet Mars action!!!
« Reply #84 on: March 3, 2004, 01:16 AM »
Sweet! Makes me wonder what kind of life and/or civilization populated that planet.
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Re: Hot, wet Mars action!!!
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Re: Hot, wet Mars action!!!
« Reply #86 on: March 3, 2004, 02:06 PM »
Oh, so Mars is made of cheese. I see. 8)
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Re: Hot, wet Mars action!!!
« Reply #87 on: March 6, 2004, 07:34 AM »
The rover Spirit has found evidence of past water activity.

Another Mars rover finds more evidence of water

Thats 2 for 2 on the rover expedition.  8)

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Re: Hot, wet Mars action!!!
« Reply #88 on: March 6, 2004, 10:14 AM »
in the second article, is that a grumpy man or a really ugly woman with the giant white wig... shim rules
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Re: Hot, wet Mars action!!!
« Reply #89 on: March 6, 2004, 10:55 AM »
This is the beging of the new era for Nasa, maybe now they will go back to trying to find life, rather than count out the possibility.
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