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NASA conducts test drive on Mars-bound Perseverance rover’s twin — Optimism — on Earth
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NASA conducts test drive on Mars-bound Perseverance rover’s twin — Optimism — on Earth

Optimism will share space in the Mars Yard with Maggie, the engineering model that stands in for NASA's Curiosity rover.

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 planning to fly  Ingenuity Helicopter on Mars to prove that powered-flight is possible on a planet other than Earth
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NASA planning to fly Ingenuity Helicopter on Mars to prove that powered-flight is possible on a planet other than Earth

Ingenuity's has an antenna, solar panel, landing legs and two rotors which makes deploying it a challenge.

Perseverance rover mission: NASA begins placement of components into the configuration for launch
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Perseverance rover mission: NASA begins placement of components into the configuration for launch

The launch window for the mission is between 17 July and 5 August and the mission duration will be around 687 Earth days.

NASA's Mars 2020 helicopter is named 'Ingenuity' by Alabama high school teen
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NASA's Mars 2020 helicopter is named 'Ingenuity' by Alabama high school teen

Vaneeza Rupani came up with the name ‘Ingenuity’ during NASA’s ‘Name the Rover’ essay contest.

NASA’s Curiosity continues Mars expedition as team behind the rover works from home due to Coronavirus
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NASA’s Curiosity continues Mars expedition as team behind the rover works from home due to Coronavirus

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory said from 20 March none of the team members were present at its Southern California Lab.

Perserverance will carry more than 10 million names to Mars when it launched this July
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Perserverance will carry more than 10 million names to Mars when it launched this July

The rover is a robotic scientist will look for signs of past microbial life and collect samples for a future return to Earth.

NASA's Curiosity Rover shares selfie from Mars that it captured during its ‘steepest’ climb ever
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NASA's Curiosity Rover shares selfie from Mars that it captured during its ‘steepest’ climb ever

It was one of the steepest slopes any manmade creation has climbed outside Earth and it took three tries for the rover to climb it.

Coronavirus delays work on NASA’s moon rocket and capsule for the Artemis mission
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Coronavirus delays work on NASA’s moon rocket and capsule for the Artemis mission

There are two confirmed cases at NASA centres: Ames Research Center in California and Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama.

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.

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

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.

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.

On NASA's Mars Curiosity rover's seventh birthday, here are some of its biggest finds
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On NASA's Mars Curiosity rover's seventh birthday, here are some of its biggest finds

Curiosity is the largest rover built by NASA till date, weighing 899 kgs and moving at a speed of 30 mph.

Why space agencies, companies world over are looking to Mars as the next frontier
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Why space agencies, companies world over are looking to Mars as the next frontier

There are currently people working on trying to establish a permanent human colony on Mars.

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 Curiosity taps Mars' clay mountain, InSight carries on 'mole' troubleshooting
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NASA's Curiosity taps Mars' clay mountain, InSight carries on 'mole' troubleshooting

The rock and others near Curiosity's drill site appear to have moved when the drill was retracted.

NASA's new Mars lander starts digging into the planet, but hits a few snags
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NASA's new Mars lander starts digging into the planet, but hits a few snags

The German drilling instrument on the InSight lander struck what appeared to be a couple of stones.

NASA set to pull the plug on its Opportunity rover, silent for 8 months on Mars
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NASA set to pull the plug on its Opportunity rover, silent for 8 months on Mars

Now it’s up to NASA's Curiosity and the newest, InSight lander to carry on the exploration.

British Mars Rover to launch in 2020 named after DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin
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British Mars Rover to launch in 2020 named after DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin

UK engineers finished building Rosalind the Rover at a delicate political time.