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On NASA's Curiosity rover's eight anniversary, here are some of its top findings on Mars
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On NASA's Curiosity rover's eight anniversary, here are some of its top findings on Mars

The car-sized rover created by NASA has travelled a total of 23.06km on the Red Planet while providing us with several images and important data.

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.

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.

NASA contracts SETI to ensure it is compliant with planetary protection standards for present and future missions
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NASA contracts SETI to ensure it is compliant with planetary protection standards for present and future missions

SETI will provide technical reviews and recommendations, validate biological cleanliness on flight projects, provide training for NASA and its partners.

UAE counts down to launch of its maiden Mars mission to study climate, atmosphere on 14 July
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UAE counts down to launch of its maiden Mars mission to study climate, atmosphere on 14 July

The Hope Mars mission is expected to reach the red planet by February 2021.

Joint Russian-European Mars mission postponed by two years over coronavirus outbreak in Europe
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Joint Russian-European Mars mission postponed by two years over coronavirus outbreak in Europe

The mission plans to place the Rosalind Franklin rover on Mars to help scour it for signs of past life.

Women-only crew of six astronauts set off on a pioneering analog 'Mars' mission in Hawaii
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Women-only crew of six astronauts set off on a pioneering analog 'Mars' mission in Hawaii

The Sensoria I mission will last from 4 to 18 January, when the crew will resurface from the Mars habitat.

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.

Space and Astronomy in 2019: Unforgettable findings and events in space exploration, the universe
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Space and Astronomy in 2019: Unforgettable findings and events in space exploration, the universe

We saw the first black hole photo, many moon landings, the most distant asteroid ever imaged beyond Pluto among other spectacular wonders.

Sitting in the space station, ESA astronaut remotely drives lunar rover collecting rock samples
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Sitting in the space station, ESA astronaut remotely drives lunar rover collecting rock samples

This method will help future astronauts to stay in the safety of the spacecraft while controlling the rover.

NASA InSight's 'Mole on Mars' working again after 7 months of troubleshooting
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NASA InSight's 'Mole on Mars' working again after 7 months of troubleshooting

The mole is a digging instrument and part of a suite of heat-sensing instruments on InSight.

NASA's Curiosity rover finds proof of numerous ponds that once dotted Mars' Gale crater
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NASA's Curiosity rover finds proof of numerous ponds that once dotted Mars' Gale crater

Mars scientists think the climate timeline of Mars was a messy one — with dry periods followed by wetter ones, which Curiosity is currently exploring.

Space Week: Got dreams of being an astronaut and going to space? Here's how you can
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Space Week: Got dreams of being an astronaut and going to space? Here's how you can

If you want to go to space, joining the Indian Air Force might get you one step closer to going to space.

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 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".

Australia will help Trump to go the moon, investing  $101 million in technology
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Australia will help Trump to go the moon, investing $101 million in technology

The investment is part of a broader Australian plan to beef up its space sector and create some 20,000 extra jobs by 2030.

Mission Mangal undermines hard work of ISRO's women scientists by oversimplifying science, focusing on personal lives
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Mission Mangal undermines hard work of ISRO's women scientists by oversimplifying science, focusing on personal lives

Mission Mangal is like a well-made ad film which successfully uses every possible trope and well-tested stereotype in order to reach a larger audience. Its focus remains the domestic issues of its characters, who bond over solving complicated technical challenges using some sort of naive "scientific" jugaad

ESA's ExoMars rover is ready for environmental testing ahead of 2020 landing on Mars
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ESA's ExoMars rover is ready for environmental testing ahead of 2020 landing on Mars

The mission's primary goals are to check for the history of life and water on the Red Planet.