News on two adults and four children who disappeared in snow in Nevada, sending people to Mars, and President Obama and Raul Castro.
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Two adults and four children ranging in age from 3 to 10 were rescued today after they disappeared during a trip in Nevada to play in snow. The group was caught in foul weather and disappeared on Sunday. A search team of about 200 people scoured the area where the group was believed to be, and they were eventually located in a canyon in “fairly good condition.”
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"The opportunity to participate in that is just really exciting." - Ed Sedivy of Lockheed Martin Space Systems. He was talking after The Mars One foundation announced today that an unmanned mission to Mars will take place in 2018, with the goal of humans living on the planet in 2025. More than 200,000 people have applied to live on Mars - with the knowledge that they’ll never return to Earth. Lockheed Martin is building the lander for the 2018 mission.
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