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A UNSW photovoltaics PhD graduate and former academic Martha Lenio will command an eight-month Mars mission simulation funded by NASA.

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India's mission to Mars will search for methane and could reveal an important aspect about the history of water on the red planet, writes Malcolm Walter.

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Tourist "astronaut" millionaire Dennis Tito's quest to send an older couple to Mars could be a catalyst for further human exploration in space, writes Malcolm Walter.

Curiosity

I have been searching for evidence of extra-terrestrial life since the 1980s. I believe that we will probably find it, writes Malcolm Walter.

High school students will embark on a mission to Mars and learn what it's like to follow science and engineering careers, thanks to UNSW's Pathways to Space project.

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Ever wondered what it would be like on the Red Planet? You can see the next best thing right here in Australia's vast and ancient desert regions.

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