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Mars: A New Era of Exploration


Introduction

Exploring Mars: New Discoveries, New Possibilities
by Jesse Emspak

Section 1: Mars 101: What We’ve Found

1.1    Mars in Motion

         by Alfred S McEwen

1.2    Martian Mile-High Mounds Mystery: The Answer Is Blowing in the Wind

         by Shannon Hall

1.3    NASA’s Curiosity Rover Finds Unexplained Oxygen on Mars

         by Robin George Andrews

1.4    Water on Mars May Be Trapped in the Planet’s Crust, Not Lost to Space

         by Jonathan O’Callaghan

1.5    Seismic Ripples Reveal Size of Mars’s Core

         by Alexandra Witze

1.6    Martian Satellite Photos Show Dynamic Planet

         by Clara Moskowitz

1.7    Water on Mars: Discovery of Three Buried Lakes Intrigues Scientists

         by Jonathan O’Callaghan

1.8    Giant Tsunamis Washed over Ancient Mars

         by Alexandra Witze

Section 2: The Search for Life

2.1    How to Search for Life on Mars  

         by Christopher P. McKay & Victor Parro García

2.2    The Search for Life on Mars Is about to Get Weird

         by Leonard David

2.3    Curiosity Rover Uncovers Long-Sought Organic Materials on Martian Surface

         by Adam Mann

2.4    Did Life Sign the Guest Book on Mars?

         by Nina Lanza & Chris Yeager

2.5    Searching for Life in Martian Water Will Be Very, Very Tricky

         by Lee Billings

Section 3: Humans on Mars

3.1    Can Mars Be Made Habitable in Our Lifetime?

         by Robin Wordsworth

3.2    Can Mars Be Terraformed?

         by Christopher Edwards

3.3    So You Want to Terraform Mars?

         by Caleb A. Scharf

3.4    How to Grow Vegetables on Mars

         by Edward Guinan, Scott Engle & Alicia Eglin

3.5    Aerogel Mars

         by Caleb A. Scharf

3.6    Surviving Mars

         by Caleb A. Scharf

3.7    The 1,000 Caves of Mars

         by Caleb A. Scharf

3.8    Is “Protecting” Mars from Contamination a Half-Baked Idea?

         by Michael J. Battaglia

3.9    Will Elon Musk Scuttle the Search for Life on Mars?

         by Lee Billings

Section 4: Have Rocket, Will Travel

4.1    A New Way to Reach Mars Safely, Anytime and on the Cheap

         by Adam Hadhazy

4.2    Flying Saucers for Mars

         by Lee Billings

4.3    SpaceX, That Vision Thing, and Mars

         by Caleb Scharf

4.4    Could Radiation Be a Deal Breaker for Mars Missions?

         by Charles Limoli

4.5    Alone on Mars for 150 Months

         by Caleb Scharf

4.6    Rocks, Rockets and Robots: The Plan to Bring Mars Down to Earth

         by Robin George Andrews

Section 5: Perseverance

5.1    Perseverance Has Landed! Mars Rover Begins a New Era of Exploration

         by Lee Billings

5.2    The First 100 Days on Mars: How NASA’s Perseverance Rover Begins Its Mission

         by Jonathan O’Callahan

5.3    Liftoff! First Flight on Mars Launches New Way to Explore Worlds

         by Alexandra Witze


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