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Mustard on Mars? Czech scientists growing mustard plants for future colonies on Mars
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Mustard on Mars? Czech scientists growing mustard plants for future colonies on Mars

The technique of aeroponics is being used, to grow plants suspended in the air, without soil, and a limiting water supply.

NASA's InSight spacecraft is on track for landing on Mars on 26 November
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NASA's InSight spacecraft is on track for landing on Mars on 26 November

About 80 live viewing events will take place around the world to watch the InSight landing.

Martian dirt, asteroid simulants now on offer for interested buyers everywhere
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Martian dirt, asteroid simulants now on offer for interested buyers everywhere

The team already has around 30 pending orders, including one from the Kennedy Space Center in US.

Falcon Heavy set to launch today with the Tesla Roadster as cargo: Here's all you need to know about the next chapter in space travel
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Falcon Heavy set to launch today with the Tesla Roadster as cargo: Here's all you need to know about the next chapter in space travel

The Falcon Heavy is essentially made up of three Falcon 9 rockets strapped together to provide one super-rocket with incredible thrust force.

US universities demonstrate various methods of drilling water from simulated Mars subsurface ice
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US universities demonstrate various methods of drilling water from simulated Mars subsurface ice

The three-day 'Mars Ice Challenge' was held at the Langley Research Center in Virginia from June 13-15.