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You Can Use a Live Webcam to Watch NASA Build the Mars 2020 Rover

NASA's next mission to the surface of Mars is called the 2020 rover (in case you didn't know already.) It's…

3 months ago

Engineers are Still Troubleshooting Why Mars InSight’s Mole is Stuck and Won’t Go Any Deeper

NASA's Mars InSight Lander was always a bit of a tricky endeavour. The stationary lander has one chance to get…

3 months ago

Interesting Prospects for Comet A1 Siding Spring Versus the Martian Atmosphere

It may be the chance of a lifetime for planetary science. This October, a comet will brush past a planet,…

5 years ago

NEOWISE Spots Mars-Crossing Comet

One of the big ticket astronomical events of 2014 will be the close passage of Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring past…

6 years ago

Mars Pathfinder

[/caption] Mars Pathfinder was NASA mission to Mars, which launched on December 4th, 1996 and landed on the surface of…

10 years ago

Mars Reconnissance Orbiter Goes Into Safe Mode Again

[/caption] NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter put itself into a safe mode Wednesday morning, Aug. 26, for the fourth time this…

10 years ago