15 reasons why Mars is one hot, hot, hot planet

From Obama's talk of sending NASA rockets to Mars to a virtual red planet trip, Mars is getting tons of attention

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Roly-poly: Could a spherical, wind-driven rover be prowling the Mars surface in the future? Such a spacecraft is being looked at courtesy of a computer model project at North Carolina State University that lets engineers design all manner of space vehicle designs. According to researchers, rovers that could roll over the surface of Mars like a tumbleweed, quickly covering vast distances have been discussed for more than 10 years, but so far there has been no consensus on exactly what that vehicle should look like.

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