Definition of martian
: of or relating to the planet Mars or its hypothetical inhabitants
martiannoun, often capitalized
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In 1997, the Mars Pathfinder landed on the planet and explored the surface for three months, analyzing the Martian atmosphere and climate and assessing the composition of its rocks and soil.
AEGIS is guided by a computer program that developers, using images of the Martian surface, taught to recognize the kind of rock and soil features that mission scientists want to study.
Imagine the first Martian geologists find fossils of early organisms reminiscent of a pre-eukaryotic Earth.
Most notably, SpaceX founder Elon Musk has said concerns about microbes buried deep in the Martian soil should not deter efforts by his company to both send robotic probes to Mars, as well as colony-transport ships.
It was discovered by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (NRO), which has been studying the Martian surface for 11 years.
In 1960, Wonder Woman became one of the inaugural members of DC Comics’ Justice League of America, an all-star crime-fighting team that also included Batman, Superman, Aquaman, the Flash, the Green Lantern and Martian Manhunter.
It is blamed for stripping away much of the Martian atmosphere and bombarding the surface of the moon with elements including helium, neon and argon.
The Dry Valleys may well be our closest equivalent to a Martian landscape.
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