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Catch 'em young: Seventh grade student names NASA's 2020 Mars rover 'Perseverance'
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Catch 'em young: Seventh grade student names NASA's 2020 Mars rover 'Perseverance'

Alex will visit Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to witness the launch of the rover and will always be associated with this mission.

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.

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover nearing completion, set to search for evidence of past life
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NASA's Mars 2020 Rover nearing completion, set to search for evidence of past life

If successful, Mars 2020 will mark NASA’s fifth Martian rover to carry out a soft landing.

NASA, ESA could find life on Mars in two years, but the world isn't prepared: NASA chief scientist
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NASA, ESA could find life on Mars in two years, but the world isn't prepared: NASA chief scientist

The interplanetary-themed weekend also brought news from Elon Musk, who unveiled the SpaceX Starship shuttle for crew and cargo trips to Mars and back.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.