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NASA’s fifth and finest Mars rover Perseverance lifts off successfully in spite of tremors, delays, COVID-19 lockdown
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NASA’s fifth and finest Mars rover Perseverance lifts off successfully in spite of tremors, delays, COVID-19 lockdown

The launch went off smoothly, despite a 4.2-magnitude earthquake 20 minutes before liftoff that shook the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

NASA's Perseverance rover: Getting to Mars is easy, it’s the stopping that can kill you
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NASA's Perseverance rover: Getting to Mars is easy, it’s the stopping that can kill you

The landing on Mars "is the result of reasoned, engineering thought. But it still looks crazy” says Adam Steltzner, a NASA engineer.

NASA’s Perseverance rover on its way to become fifth rover on Mars – its science objectives, instruments, the Ingenuity helicopter
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NASA’s Perseverance rover on its way to become fifth rover on Mars – its science objectives, instruments, the Ingenuity helicopter

Perseverance will land in the Jezero Crater, in February 2021, which is thought to have once been a water-filled lake 3.5 million years ago.

NASA Perseverance Rover launch HIGHLIGHTS: Communication signal acquired, the rover is on its way to Mars
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NASA Perseverance Rover launch HIGHLIGHTS: Communication signal acquired, the rover is on its way to Mars

NASA Perseverance Rover launch HIGHLIGHTS: Communication signal acquired, the rover is on its way to Mars

On the move: NASA's pictures from Mars show where Curiosity rover is headed next
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On the move: NASA's pictures from Mars show where Curiosity rover is headed next

116 images that have been stitched together, show the path that the Curiosity rover will take as it drives to the 'sulfate-bearing unit.'

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 awards three Indian teams at annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge
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NASA awards three Indian teams at annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge

The annual challenge invites students to build & test rovers for future missions to Moon & Mars.

NASA's Curiosity rover clicks one last selfie before leaving Vera Rubin ridge on Mars
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NASA's Curiosity rover clicks one last selfie before leaving Vera Rubin ridge on Mars

The selfie features NASA's Curiosity rover & 'Rock Hall' drill hole – visible despite frequent dust storms.

Driving Mars Curiosity Rover remotely on the red planet and challenges encountered
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Driving Mars Curiosity Rover remotely on the red planet and challenges encountered

The Curiosity rover executes the commands, moving slowly to its designated position, at a maximum speed of 35 to 110 meters (yards) per hour.

NASA's Opportunity Rover stays silent as Mars approaches dust clearing season
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NASA's Opportunity Rover stays silent as Mars approaches dust clearing season

Opportunity last communicated on 10 June before being forced into hibernation by the dust storm.

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover successfully drills a 50 mm deep hole in Martian rock using new drilling method
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NASA's Curiosity Mars rover successfully drills a 50 mm deep hole in Martian rock using new drilling method

On May 20, that effort produced the first drilled sample on Mars in more than a year, NASA said in a statement on 23 May.

NASA's Curiosity rover stuck in sand on Mars' Hidden Valley
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NASA's Curiosity rover stuck in sand on Mars' Hidden Valley

NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity may have to find a new route to its destination Mount Sharp after getting stuck in sand in the “Hidden Valley”.

Nasa rover finds freshwater lake on Mars
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Nasa rover finds freshwater lake on Mars

Scientists have found evidence of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars well suited to support microbial life, the researchers said on Monday.

Nasa rover finds freshwater lake on Mars
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Nasa rover finds freshwater lake on Mars

Scientists have found evidence of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars well suited to support microbial life, the researchers said on Monday.

Nasa's Curiosity rover finds no sign of methane, life on Mars
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Nasa's Curiosity rover finds no sign of methane, life on Mars

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has come up empty-handed in its search for methane in the planet's atmosphere, a gas that on Earth is a strong indicator of life, officials said on Thursday.

Nasa's Curiosity rover finds no sign of methane, life on Mars
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Nasa's Curiosity rover finds no sign of methane, life on Mars

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has come up empty-handed in its search for methane in the planet's atmosphere, a gas that on Earth is a strong indicator of life, officials said on Thursday.

NASA's Mars rover finds traces of carbon - one essential for life
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NASA's Mars rover finds traces of carbon - one essential for life

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, dispatched to look for the chemical ingredients and environments for microbial life, has found traces of...

Mars rover team may reveal major discovery soon
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Mars rover team may reveal major discovery soon

The Curiosity Mars rover has made a potentially explosive discovery, but NASA scientists are keeping it under ...

Mars rover still sniffing for elusive methane
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Mars rover still sniffing for elusive methane

Initial analysis of the atmosphere of Mars from NASA's rover Curiosity has shown no sign of methane, a gas detected previously by remote sensors ...