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Mars 2020 rover

Don’t Forget, Curiosity’s Sister Rover is Flying to Mars in 2020

The Mars 2020 mission is getting ever closer to the day when it will be launched to the Red Planet.

7 months ago

NASA Senior Engineer Kobie Boykins talks About Exploring Mars. And I was There to See it!

I recently had the honor of attending a Nat Geo Live talk hosted by Kobie Boykins. As NASA JPL's chief…

7 months ago

Mars Helicopter Completes More Test Flights. It’s Almost Ready to go to Mars

We've known for some time that NASA is sending a helicopter to Mars. The vehicle, called the Mars Helicopter, is…

8 months ago

Lakes on Mars Filled up so Quickly They Would Overflow Catastrophically Carving Canyons Within Weeks

According to a new study, ancient lakes on Mars filled up so quickly that they overflowed, carving canyons in the…

1 year ago

It’s Decided, the Mars 2020 Rover Will Land in Jezero Crater

Jezero crater is the landing spot for NASA's upcoming 2020 rover. The crater is a rich geological site, and the…

1 year ago

Planetary Scientists Have Chosen a Few Landing Sites for the Mars 2020 Rover

At the fourth Landing Site Workshop in October, NASA held a vote on where the Mars 2020 rover will land…

1 year ago

Was This Huge River Delta on Mars the Place Where its Oceans Finally Disappeared?

A new study has offered the first definitive proof that Mars' northern lowlands were once covered in a liquid water…

1 year ago

Mars 2020 Rover is Going to be Taking a Chunk of Mars Back to… Mars?

When the Mars 2020 arrives on the surface of the Red Planet, it will be carrying a piece of a…

2 years ago

Rare Element Could Point the Way to Past Life on Mars

A new study by an international team of scientists indicates how future missions to Mars should look for a rare…

2 years ago

Need a Job? NASA is Looking for a New Planetary Protection Officer

NASA recently announced that it is looking for a new Planetary Protection Officer, a position which is growing in importance,…

2 years ago