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NASA's Perseverance rover to Mars set for launch at 5.25 pm IST today: How to watch it live
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NASA's Perseverance rover to Mars set for launch at 5.25 pm IST today: How to watch it live

The mission is supposed to lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida aboard the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

NASA's Perseverance rover will bring Mars rocks to Earth: Our greatest interplanetary circus act
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NASA's Perseverance rover will bring Mars rocks to Earth: Our greatest interplanetary circus act

One of the key tasks for Perseverance is to drill up to 39 rock cores that look interesting enough to merit additional scrutiny on Earth.

China's Tianwen-1 Mars mission: Science objectives, instruments on the first-of-its-kind tech demo to the Red Planet
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China's Tianwen-1 Mars mission: Science objectives, instruments on the first-of-its-kind tech demo to the Red Planet

If successful,Tianwen-1 will be signified as a major technical breakthrough in interplanetary mission technology.

Successful liftoff of China's Tianwen-1 Mars mission met with celebration, suspicion on Twitter
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Successful liftoff of China's Tianwen-1 Mars mission met with celebration, suspicion on Twitter

The lander and rover will perform a soft landing on Utopia Planitia, around two to three months after it arrives to Mars.

China launches first Tianwen-1 orbiter-lander-rover mission to Mars today; CNSA yet to confirm success
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China launches first Tianwen-1 orbiter-lander-rover mission to Mars today; CNSA yet to confirm success

The launch is an open secret, with CNSA not particularly hiding the relevant information but not being very forthcoming with it either.

UAE's Mars orbiter mission seeks to bring Hope to more places than just the red planet
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UAE's Mars orbiter mission seeks to bring Hope to more places than just the red planet

Despite being the third-richest country in the world, the UAE’s scientific and engineering community is still small.

UAE's Hope probe to Mars launch further delayed due to bad weather in Japan; will attempt to launch between 20-22 July
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UAE's Hope probe to Mars launch further delayed due to bad weather in Japan; will attempt to launch between 20-22 July

The weather delaying launch isn't expected to be severe or lasting, according to the ops team, which is confident of making the current launch window.