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tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6762481015010870446.post-4998160466524498050: First Mars Images Proposed by Schools Revealed
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26 May 2015, 21:23 UTC <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-lgGwjVlVMxU/VWTjmHOr4hI/AAAAAAAAvF4/kYtqb5Jhetg/s1600/VMC_image_collage.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img alt="VMC image collage. Credit: ESA/Mars Express/VMC" border="0" height="312" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-lgGwjVlVMxU/VWTjmHOr4hI/AAAAAAAAvF4/kYtqb5Jhetg/s640/VMC_image_collage.jpg" title="VMC image collage. Credit: ESA/Mars Express/VMC" width="640" /></a></div><br /><span style="font-family: Helvetica Neue, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><div style="text-align: justify;">This is a collage of Visual Monitoring Camera (VMC) images acquired on 25 May and downloaded to Earth early on 26 May 2015. They are among the first in a series of over 2000 images that are being acquired by Mars Express in support of the VMC Schools Campaign. In March 2015, <a href="http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Our_Activities/Operations/Have_you_ever_used_a_camera_on_board_an_interplanetary_craft">ESA invited schools</a>, science clubs and youth groups to submit proposals for imaging Mars using the VMC – the 'Mars Webcam' – on board Mars Express.<a name="more"></a></div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">VMC is a simple, low-resolution device that was originally intended only to provide visual confirmation of Beagle lander separation. Since 2007, it has provided unique images of Mars, including crescent views of the planet not obtainable from Earth, which are routinely shared via a <a href="http://blogs.esa.int/vmc">dedicated blog</a> and <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/esa_marswebcam">Flickr</a>.</div><div style="text-align: justify;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: justify;">Of over 50 responses received from worldwide, 25 proposals from 12 countries (Austria, Belgium, Germany, Estonia, Spain, UK, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, USA) were selected ...
http://feeds.space.com/~r/spaceheadlines/~3/ouTUZ80bV6I/29484-microgravity-science-weightlessness-journal.html: New Journal Tackles the Science of Weightlessness
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26 May 2015, 20:40 UTC
http://sen.com/news/ancient-fingerprints-give-fresh-clues-to-how-galaxies-evolve: Ancient fingerprints give fresh clues to how galaxies evolve
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26 May 2015, 19:02 UTC
http://www.planetary.org/system/rss/www.planetary.org-640467847: Here Are the Science Instruments NASA Will Use to Explore Europa
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26 May 2015, 18:01 UTC
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http://feeds.feedburner.com/eb8ff37b-59e3-26af-dc4d-6a0f6e164769: Did Rover Cause Mars' Mysterious Methane Spike?
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26 May 2015, 12:46 UTC

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