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Was Opportunity's last message to Earth “My battery is low and it's getting dark”?

On February 13 2019, NASA announced that Opportunity - a Mars rover launched in 2003 with an intended longevity of three months - was likely to be dead. In the wake of this event, and the outpouring ...
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Did the Curiosity Rover take its own hands-free selfie?

Time Magazine had an article with a photographic portrait of the Curiosity Rover on Mars, attributed to NSA/JPL. Here's another version: This photos seems like it would be impossible to take. I ...
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Has David Martines found a picture of a space-station on Mars?

From The Daily Mail: But now an American 'armchair astronaut' claims to have discovered a mysterious structure on the surface of the red planet - by looking on Google earth. David Martines, whose ...
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Could the USA have a secret colony on Mars?

I've read a number of articles suggesting that the USA has a Mars colony, including (if I recall correctly, but I can't find the link now) one where an official in China stated that they believed the ...
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How can we know meteorites found on Earth came from Mars?

ALH84001 is a famous meteorite found in Antarctica. Scientists have since claimed that (1) this meteorite came from Mars (along with several other meteorites), and (2) that it contained evidence of ...
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Is the “Face on Mars” an artificial structure?

Is the famous image of a face on Mars a trick of the light or an artificial structure reprinting a face?