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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 weather satellite, Virtual Telescope capture Perseverance rover, Ingenuity launch to Mars
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NASA weather satellite, Virtual Telescope capture Perseverance rover, Ingenuity launch to Mars

The satellite GOES 16 spotted the smoke plume released as the rover launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on 30 July.

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.

NASA's Perseverance rover will bring Mars rocks to Earth: Our greatest interplanetary circus act
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NASA's Perseverance rover will bring Mars rocks to Earth: Our greatest interplanetary circus act

One of the key tasks for Perseverance is to drill up to 39 rock cores that look interesting enough to merit additional scrutiny on Earth.

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 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.

NASA chooses Astrobotic to launch VIPER rover to the moon as part of the Commercial Lunar Payload Services
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NASA chooses Astrobotic to launch VIPER rover to the moon as part of the Commercial Lunar Payload Services

VIPER is a solar-powered rover that will land on the moon sometime in 2023 and will stay there for a period of 100-Earth-days.

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.

NASA is on the hunt for a new leader for its Mars mission to bring Martian rock back to Earth
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NASA is on the hunt for a new leader for its Mars mission to bring Martian rock back to Earth

The job vacancy appeared on NASA's website and the leader will be responsible for supervising various aspects of the project.

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.

ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal set up in Guwahati to celebrate 50 years of organisation and as tribute to Vikram Sarabhai
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ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal set up in Guwahati to celebrate 50 years of organisation and as tribute to Vikram Sarabhai

As a tribute to Vikram Sarabhai on his 100th birth anniversary and to celebrate 50 years of ISRO, a special ISRO-themed Durga Puja pandal has been made in Assam.

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.

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 JPL hacked using Raspberry Pi device in April, went undetected for a year
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NASA's JPL hacked using Raspberry Pi device in April, went undetected for a year

The $35 credit card-sized device is used to teach computer and coding to children in developing countries.

India is planning to set up its own space station, says ISRO chief K Sivan
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India is planning to set up its own space station, says ISRO chief K Sivan

This project will be an extension of the Gaganyaan mission, India's first manned mission to space, which will carry three people

Japanese Hayabusa mission to collect samples found water on the asteroid Itokawa
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Japanese Hayabusa mission to collect samples found water on the asteroid Itokawa

Scientists have found water content in the parent body after analysing the collected samples from Hayabusa

ISRO claims Chandrayaan 2 mission rover will be active for 14 days until it goes into sleep mode
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ISRO claims Chandrayaan 2 mission rover will be active for 14 days until it goes into sleep mode

The ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 is challenging mission as it will be the first time that the organisation will carry an orbiter, a lander and a rover to the moon.

NASA to send an unnamed rover vehicle to Mars in 2020; will search for signs of ancient microbial life
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NASA to send an unnamed rover vehicle to Mars in 2020; will search for signs of ancient microbial life

NASA has successfully landed spacecraft on Mars seven times and is using the International Space Station to prepare for human missions to the moon and Mars.