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Be sure to enjoy Astronomy Day

Yeah, there's another one in October, but why wait?

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Tags: Greg Redfern, Mars, Space, Astronomy Day

From Mars to the moon, sky watchers are in for a treat

Mars will be close to Earth, and the moon undergoes a total eclipse.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 11:51am EDT

Tags: Mars, Red Planet, moon, total eclipse, Greg Redfern

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P&G selling pet food brands to Mars for $2.9B

Procter & Gamble is selling some of its pet food brands to McLean-based Mars for $2.9 billion as part of its turnaround plan that includes concentrating on its most profitable core businesses.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 11:45am EDT

Tags: Mars, pet food, McLean, Va., Mars Inc.

Martian 'jelly doughnut' cooks up court case

An author interested in martian fungus is cooking up trouble with NASA over an object resembling a jelly doughnut.

Friday - 01/31/2014, 02:39pm EST

Tags: Mars, Mars rover, Jelly doughnut, Rock, NASA, Omama Altaleb

Mars co-owner pleads guilty in fatal Va. crash

An owner of candy company Mars pleaded guilty Thursday to reckless driving but will not serve jail time for causing a crash that killed an 86-year-old woman.

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 01:20pm EST

Tags: Jacqueline Mars, Mars

NASA prepares for November Mars mission

The Red Planet is in reach: NASA says it is undergoing final preparations to launch a mission to Mars on Nov. 18.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 09:51am EDT

Tags: Mars, MAVEN, NASA

Are we all Martians? New research fuels debate

New research seems to support the long-held theory of some scientists that life originated on Mars, and was transported to Earth on a meteorite.

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 07:24am EDT

Tags: Mars, Steven Benner, Goldschmidt Conference, NASA

Seeing the elusive Mercury

Mercury, the elusive and speedy planet closest to the Sun is starting to put on its best appearance for the whole year as it nears the planet Mars in our skies.

Sunday - 02/10/2013, 03:58pm EST

Tags: Mars, mercury, Space Place

5 area companies make Fortune Best Places to Work list

Navy Federal Credit Union was the highest-ranked local company, at No. 56, up from No. 95 last year.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 12:25pm EST

Tags: Navy Federal Credit Union, Arnold & Porter LLP, Marriott International, Capital One, Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover snaps photos of Martian 'flower'

A flower grows on Mars - or does it?

Monday - 01/07/2013, 12:31pm EST

Tags: NASA, Curiosity rover, Mars

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