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Ancient Mars May Have Captured Enormous Floodwaters
Tucson AZ (SPX) Dec 05, 2012 – An international research team led by the Planetary Science Institute has found evidence that indicates that approximately 2 billion years ago enormous volumes of catastrophic floods discharges may have been captured by extensive systems of caverns on Mars, said PSI Research Scientist, J. Alexis Palmero Rodriguez. Rodriguez and the research team came to this conclusion after studying the t …more

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China prepares to grow vegetables on Mars: state media
Beijing (AFP) Dec 4, 2012 – Chinese astronauts are preparing to grow fresh vegetables on Mars and the moon after researchers successfully completed a preliminary test in Beijing, state media reported. Four kinds of vegetables were grown in an “ecological life support system”, a 300 cubic metre cabin which will allow astronauts to develop their own stocks of air, water and food while on space missions, Xinhua news agenc … more