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Why is Curiosity not heading for Peace Vallis?

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If one Starship can transport 100 people to Mars, how many could it safely land near Mercury's north pole after one Hohmann-like transfer?

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Could we see the surface of Venus after the explosion of a H-bomb in its atmosphere?

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Is the Curiosity rover equipped with motion detectors?

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Why not bring life to Venus along with the next exploring mission?

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How can NASA be prevented from becoming too dependent on one rocket company or vice versa?

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Mars versus the poles of Mercury WRT colonization

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Are there microclimates with better weather conditions on Mars?

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What would be the disadvantages in Ingenuity accompanying Perseverance at a safe distance when the flight test program has been a success?

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What likely is the chemical composition of the thin piece of material on the surface of Mars on the image below?

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Will Curiosity and the Mars 2020 rover be able to communicate with each other via a Mars orbiter?

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What is the fastest rover that has ever traveled on the surface of an extra-terrestrial body?

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Will uncovering the ice deposit in Utopia Planitia improve the climate on Mars?

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Is there really a frozen lake near the equator on Mars?

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Where on Mars are there other craters or collapse features with very high depth/diameter ratio?

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657 views

What was the driving record of each rover on Mars in one sol, and when?

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Is there an atmospheric pressure model for Mars that takes different temperatures and seasons into account?

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Will there be live HD television from Mars with the Mars 2020 mission?

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Why is the northeastern region of Syrtis Major Planum a selected landing site for the Mars 2020 mission?

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676 views

What type of rock or soil on Mars will give Nostoc Commune cyanobacteria the best chance to survive there?

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408 views

Why not simulate certain regions of the atmosphere of Venus?

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Why not a "live" visual connection with Curiosity on Mars all the time?

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Is there any official Chinese website where we can follow the actions of the Zhurong rover?

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At the end of the test campaign, could Ingenuity be programmed to fly fully autonomously to the planned sample cache depot location?

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What are and could be all the advantages and disadvantages to have a crewed station on Phobos before landing crewed missions on Mars?

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Could and should not the search for the location(s) of the Martian methane spikes become the main scientific objective for the Curiosity rover?

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Which of the 2 delta-v calculations for a Mercury orbit insertion from LEO is right and which is wrong?

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On what calculations is Robert Zubrin's assertion that Mars could be warmed by 10 ⁰ C in 50 years with fluorocarbon gases based?

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What would be the challenges for a 50 km long tether to the surface of Venus to get recurrent samples from there?

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What are the calculations for the time it would take to create a minus 50⁰ C liquid CO2 ocean on Venus by shielding it totally from the Sun?

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