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Eyes wide open: NASA equips Perseverance rover with advanced lenses to explore Mars
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Eyes wide open: NASA equips Perseverance rover with advanced lenses to explore Mars

The Mastcam-Z, located on the rover’s head, can zoom into images and will help the mission create 3D imagery more easily.

School kids to name NASA's Mars 2020 rover, winner will be announced in March
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School kids to name NASA's Mars 2020 rover, winner will be announced in March

With more than 28,000 essays submitted, one winner will get to watch the launch live from Cape Canaveral.

Mars 2020 rover will head to the Red Planet next year, announces NASA
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Mars 2020 rover will head to the Red Planet next year, announces NASA

Mars 2020 will explore a landscape shaped by water which is the 'Jezero Crater', the site of an ancient delta

Space Week 2019: A year for tech demonstrations, space oddities, commitments to explore the Moon; Part II
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Space Week 2019: A year for tech demonstrations, space oddities, commitments to explore the Moon; Part II

We’re bound to see some very exciting things happening on the moon soon – particularly if plans laid out by billionaires space entrepreneurs pan out.

NASA engineer says Chandrayaan 2 mission 'learning experience' for Indian scientists
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NASA engineer says Chandrayaan 2 mission 'learning experience' for Indian scientists

Anne Devereaux said, "The Indian scientists did very well. Lot of information (was) gathered. The orbiter has been successful".

NASA takes its Mars 2020 rover out for a literal spin to check its center of gravity
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NASA takes its Mars 2020 rover out for a literal spin to check its center of gravity

The rover weighs roughly 570 kgs and travels at a leisurely speed of 20 centimetres per second here on Earth.

How to send your name to Mars aboard NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission
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How to send your name to Mars aboard NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission

The last date of registration is 30 September 2019 and entries from all over the world are allowed.

NASA researchers take to the lava fields in Iceland to prep the Mars 2020 rover
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NASA researchers take to the lava fields in Iceland to prep the Mars 2020 rover

The Lambahraun lava field in Iceland has been chosen to prepare the rover for Mars' surface.

NASA's Mars 2020 rover takes to Iceland's lava fields to get ready for the Red Planet
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NASA's Mars 2020 rover takes to Iceland's lava fields to get ready for the Red Planet

It will continue the work of the "Curiosity" rover, which has been exploring Mars since 2012.

In Photos: Space rovers that empowered humankind's exploration of space
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In Photos: Space rovers that empowered humankind's exploration of space

Here is a quick chronological glance at the space rovers that have gone to Mars and the Moon.

NASA's Mars helicopter cleared to take first ever flight on the Red planet in 2020
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NASA's Mars helicopter cleared to take first ever flight on the Red planet in 2020

The helicopter is meant to test whether air travel is possible on Mars if controlled by people from Earth.

Seeing 2020: Watch NASA's Mars 2020 Rover being built in live, interactive broadcast
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Seeing 2020: Watch NASA's Mars 2020 Rover being built in live, interactive broadcast

Viewers can ask questions of the engineers about the rover, mission during the 'Seeing 2020' broadcast.

NASA's Mars 2020 mission to test a helicopter in addition to rover on Red Planet
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NASA's Mars 2020 mission to test a helicopter in addition to rover on Red Planet

The Mars 2020 rover & helicopter are scheduled to launch in June 2020 & touchdown on Mars in Feb 2021.

Three Mars landers from US, Europe and China to follow NASA's InSight spacecraft
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Three Mars landers from US, Europe and China to follow NASA's InSight spacecraft

NASA's InSight spacecraft touched down on the sweeping red equatorial plains of Mars on 26 November.

Its final! NASA's Mars 2020 rover will land on a giant crater once a river delta
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Its final! NASA's Mars 2020 rover will land on a giant crater once a river delta

Samples from the area will revolutionize how we understand Mars & its ability to harbour life: NASA.

NASA says crack in the Mars 2020 rover's heat shield will not change the mission's launch date
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NASA says crack in the Mars 2020 rover's heat shield will not change the mission's launch date

The fracture, which occurred near the shield's outer edge and spans the circumference of the component, was discovered by NASA on April 12.

NASA completes first parachute test for its Mars 2020 rover with a Black Brant IX sounding rocket
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NASA completes first parachute test for its Mars 2020 rover with a Black Brant IX sounding rocket

The Mars 2020 team will use data from these tests to finalize the design for its mission.

Nasa has shortlisted three landing sites for the Mars 2020 rover
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Nasa has shortlisted three landing sites for the Mars 2020 rover

The landing sites have been narrowed down after a Nasa workshop to Columbia Hills at the Gusev Crater, the Jezero Crater and the NE Syrtis.

MIT to send oxygen-creating instrument on Mars 2020 mission by NASA
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MIT to send oxygen-creating instrument on Mars 2020 mission by NASA

An MIT oxygen-creating instrument will fly on the upcoming Mars 2020 mission to study how to make oxygen out of the Martian atmosphere.