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Early Mars was covered in ice sheets, not flowing rivers

A large number of the valley networks scarring Mars’ surface were carved by water melting beneath glacial ice, not by…

Explore Martian secrets, up-close and personal, at Western University

As Mars orbits nearer and nearer to Earth, members of the London community will gather at Western University to observe…

Sub-surface Mars scanner concept gets boost from Western University expertise

A Western planetary researcher will lead a study under a contract awarded to MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) by…

Three Western students name Martian craters

Not just anybody can name a crater. But if you are keenly interested in studying these planetary potholes, it’s easier…

Western planetary scientist readies for Mars mission with exciting new surface images

The Mars Camera, officially known as CaSSIS (Colour and Stereo Surface Imaging System), aboard the European Space Agency‘s ExoMars Trace…

Western students ‘heading’ back to Mars with Canadian Space Agency as part of simulation

Planetary scientists have learned much about Mars from the various robotic missions that have landed on the Martian surface. However,…

Western University planetary scientist heads back to Mars with European space probe

As the European Space Agency (ESA) and Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) launched a space probe early this morning from…

Western students ‘heading’ to Mars with Canadian Space Agency as part of simulation

With NASA now actively seeking astronauts to head to Mars, the next generation of planetary space explorers is preparing to…

Canadian astronaut and Western researcher to help students plan mission to Mars

Hansen and Osinski will give an introductory presentation about the importance and purpose of analogue missions.

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