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Take a Walk on Mars, in Your Own Living Room
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Take a Walk on Mars, in Your Own Living Room

When NASA scientists want to follow the path of the Curiosity rover on Mars, they can don a mixed-reality headset and virtually explore the Martian landscape.

'mixed Reality' Technology Brings Mars to Earth
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'mixed Reality' Technology Brings Mars to Earth

Researchers are working to develop a guided tour of an area of Mars in a "mixed-reality" interactive exhibit called "Destination: Mars."

Jpl's Role in Making 'the Martian' a Reality
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Jpl's Role in Making 'the Martian' a Reality

When fictional astronaut Mark Watney becomes stranded alone on the Red Planet in the novel and film "The Martian," people and technology from NASA's Jet Propulsion...

Nine Real Nasa Technologies in 'the Martian'
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Nine Real Nasa Technologies in 'the Martian'

Mars has held a central place in human imagination and culture for millennia.

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Nasa and Tor-Forge Books Partner in Themed Science Fiction Works

In an effort to introduce, inform, and inspire readers about NASA, the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD, has partnered with Tor-Forge Books...

Nasa and Microsoft to Make ­niverse of Data Available to the Public
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Nasa and Microsoft to Make ­niverse of Data Available to the Public

NASA and Microsoft recently announced plans to make planetary images and data accessible over the Internet as part of the Space Act Agreement. NASA and Microsoft...
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