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https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/mars/main/index.htmlThis is the general page for Mars robotic exploration; a great page to look for more information on this subjectA quick link to the general page for Mars exploration; contains a plethora of resources and further links. A great starting point and EXTREMELY easy to use.It is not a link to anything specific.NASA under "mars"GENERAL PAGE
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https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-confirms-evidence-that-liquid-water-flows-on-today-s-marsNASA finds evidence that there is liquid water flowing on Mars. These findings came about through the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. This was considered a breakthrough for Mars.A resource that shows what information the recent mar's exploration missions have been producing.NASA under "mars" > General page of Mars Robotic Exploration > Current Robotic Missions > Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter > NASA Confirms Evidence...ARTICLEConsidered current
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https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/goddard/2017/metal-marsNasa's MAVEN has been studying Mar's atmosphere to gain understanding of the loss of air. MAVEN discovered metal ions on Mars, which is the first place (other than earth) to our knowledge, that has them permanetly.This is an extremely current resource of findings from Mars from a current mission. (April 2017)NASA under "mars" > General page of Mars Robotic Exploration > Current Robotic Missions > MAVEN > NASA's MAVEN Reveals Mars...ARTICLE
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https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/maven-1000-daysThis is the overall discoveries that NASA's MAVEN has discovered while in orbit. With links to specific articles about all of these discoveries.MAVEN is the most recent mission to date, so all of the information is new and current.NASA under "mars" > General page of Mars Robotic Exploration > Current Robotic Missions > MAVEN > MAVEN's Top 10 Discoveries..ARTICLE / GENERAL PAGE
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https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/new-gravity-map-suggests-mars-has-a-porous-crustEvidence shows that Mars has a thinner, or potentially porous, crust than previously thought. This will help the understanding of Mar's interior structure and it's evlution.As of now, this information does not tell us much.NASA under "mars" > General page of Mars Robotic Exploration > New Gravity Map Suggests...ARTICLE
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https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasas-maven-reveals-most-of-mars-atmosphere-was-lost-to-spaceNASA's MAVEN produced results showing that Mar's atmosphere was stripped by solar wind and radiation. Mars was originally able to sustain life but has evolved into a "frigid desert"A good article to read about the transformation of Mar's habitable environment to the inhospitable environment that it currently sports. NASA under "mars" > General page of Mars Robotic Exploration > Current Robotic Missions > MAVEN > NASA's MAVEN Reveals Most of Mar's Atmosphere...ARTICLE
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https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/mars-volcano-earths-dinosaurs-went-extinct-about-the-same-timeMar's volcano went exctinct about 150 million years ago.A further resource that expands our understanding of Mar's history and evolution.As of now, this information does not tell us much.Found under "related column" on previous article. (above)ARTICLE
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https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/maven/main/index.htmlMar's MAVEN general page.This is the most recent mission to Mars and is producing recent/current information.NASA under "mars" > General page of Mars Robotic Exploration > Current Robotic Missions > MAVENGENERAL PAGE
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https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov//Gallery/MAVEN.htmlMAVEN's content page.A page of video resources.GENERAL / VIDEOS
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https://mars.nasa.gov/participate/funzone/Games, coloring sheets, models, and information about Mars.Great resource for kids to be able to explore.NASA > Mars> Mars for KidsGENERAL FOR KIDS / GAMES / ARTICLES / ACTIVITIES
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https://mars.nasa.gov/allaboutmars/extreme/Simple page that goes over the basics of Mar's.NASA > Mars> Mars: Extreme PlanetBASIC ARTICLE
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https://www.nasa.gov/topics/journeytomars/index.htmlThe general page for our future trip to Mars in the 2030's.A great resource for finding out future expectations of MarsThis is in the future.NASA> Mars> Journey to MarsGENERAL PAGEStarting to see repetitive artciles popping up.
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https://www.nasa.gov/content/journey-to-mars-overviewThe overview of the journey to Mars; what is going to happen/what is plannedThis is in the future.NASA> Mars> Journey to MarsARTICLE
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https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-protects-its-superheroes-from-space-weatherHuman research is being done to help find ways to protect astronauts from radiation and other unseen harms.Involves the science behind the mission itself.NASA> Mars> Journey to Mars> Human ResearchARTICLE
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https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/orion-parachutes-measure-up-in-high-pressure-testOrion's parachutes were tested in a high-pressure test in Arizona. This was in prepartaion for the journey to Mars.NASA> Mars> Journey to Mars> Getting to MarsPICTURE / SHORT ARTICLE
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https://www.nasa.gov/exploration/whyweexplore/why_we_explore_main.html#.WdJ2X2hSzIUAn overview of why we are exploring and specifically, why we are exploring mars.A great resource to learn about the purpose of the missions to Mars.NASA > Purpose of going to Mars > Why we exploreARTICLE
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https://mars.nasa.gov/mer/science/goals.htmlThis article writes out the goals that the rovers were meant to acheive while on Mars. Giving us some more information on what the purpose of going to Mars is.A great resource to learn about the purpose of the missions to Mars.NASA > Purpose of going to Mars > Mars Exploration RoversARTICLE
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https://mars.nasa.gov/mer/classroom/A list of classroom activities for educators to use for various grade ranges.Good to review, possibly get vauable tips/pointersNASA > Purpose of going to Mars > Mars Exploration Rovers > Side panel "For Educators"ACIVITIESNew articles about Mars are being posted very currently and freuqently
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https://mars.nasa.gov/resources/seasons-in-the-martian-year-as-the-red-planet-orbits-the-sun/This article briefly talks about the seasons on Mars.Simple facts and a solid base of information about Mars.NASA> Martian SeasonsARTICLE
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https://mars.nasa.gov/allaboutmars/extreme/martianyear/These videos and pictures talk about and demonstrate what a "Mars Year" is compared to Earths Year.Simple facts and a solid base of information about Mars. Great visuals.NASA> Martian SeasonsVIDEOS / DIAGRAMS
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https://mars.nasa.gov/allaboutmars/facts/#?c=inspace&s=distanceA page that has simple or detailed facts about mars. This page even has facts that inclde pictures to go with it.Simple facts and a solid base of information about Mars. Great visuals.NASA> Martian SeasonsINFORMATION / PICTURES
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https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/large-solar-storm-sparks-global-aurora-and-doubles-radiation-levels-on-the-martian-surfaceMAVEN was able to see a very large solar storm while orbiting Mars. This was the biggest one that MAVEN has seen since it was deployed in 2014.This demonstrates that we are still getting new and current information from Mars. NASA> Related tabSUMMARY / ARTICLE
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https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/a-fresh-look-at-older-data-yields-a-surprise-near-the-martian-equatorA recent look at older data shows the possibility that Mars might have "significant hydration" near Mar's equator.If water does exist on Mars, this would be a huge breakthrough.NASA> Related tabARTICLE
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https://mars.nasa.gov/programmissions/missions/A general page for Mar's past, current, and future missions. (and international missions)Helpful to have a quick link to all mission related to Mars.NASA> Mars Exploration> Programs & MissionsGENERAL PAGE
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https://mars.nasa.gov/programmissions/missions/past/mariner34/One of the first Spacecrafts to take pictures of Mars. This was our first look at Mars. Flyby MissionHelpful to know where it all beganPASTNASA> Mars Exploration> Programs & MissionsBRIEF OVERVIEW
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https://mars.nasa.gov/programmissions/missions/past/mariner67/Early-Spacecrafts for analyzing the martian atmosphere and gathering more pictures.PASTNASA> Mars Exploration> Programs & MissionsBRIEF OVERVIEW
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https://mars.nasa.gov/programmissions/missions/past/mariner89/First artificial satelite of Mars.PASTNASA> Mars Exploration> Programs & MissionsBRIEF OVERVIEW
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https://mars.nasa.gov/programmissions/missions/past/viking/First U.S mission to succesfully land a spacecraft on the surface of Mars.PASTNASA> Mars Exploration> Programs & MissionsBRIEF OVERVIEW
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https://mars.nasa.gov/programmissions/missions/past/observer/Failed mission. Lost contact with the spacecraft after it enterd into Mars' orbit.PAST - FAILED MISSIONNASA> Mars Exploration> Programs & MissionsBRIEF OVERVIEW
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https://mars.nasa.gov/programmissions/missions/missiontypes/subsurface/NASA plans on partnering with Europe to explore the subsurface of Mars.Vital to finding out what life has sustained on Mars.FUTURENASA> Mars Exploration> Programs & MissionsARTICLE
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https://mars.nasa.gov/programmissions/missions/missiontypes/airplanes/NASA hopes to eventually launch a plane on Mars to get clearer and faster information of Mars.This is not a gurantee, just a hope. FUTURENASA> Mars Exploration> Programs & MissionsARTICLE
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https://mars.nasa.gov/programmissions/missions/missiontypes/samplereturns/NASA wants to collect samples from Mars to bring them back to Earth to study up-close.These samples might be abe to tell us more if we were able to study them in-personFUTURENASA> Mars Exploration> Programs & MissionsARTICLE
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https://mars.nasa.gov/programmissions/missions/future/mars2020/Next planned mission to Mars in 2020. (Rover-based)NASA> Mars Exploration> Programs & MissionsARTICLE
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