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Opportunity Sent Back One Final Stunning Mars Panorama Before Going Offline Forever

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Opportunity rover has gone to a better place — Mars. Then about 15 years after reaching Mars, it shut down for good in the ...

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NASA Halts InSight Drilling Instrument on Mars After Hitting Obstacle

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Things have been going swimmingly for NASA’s InSight lander on the surface of Mars. After a textbook landing, InSight found itself in a nice, flat ...

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Mars Rover Resumes Science Mission After Computer Glitch

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It’s a massive undertaking to get a rover to the surface of Mars, so NASA designs its robots to last for at least a couple ...

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After 15 Years, NASA Officially Ends Opportunity Mission on Mars

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA’s Opportunity rover far exceeded all expectations, but it’s finally time to say goodbye. The agency confirmed today that the mission has officially ended. After ...

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Mars One Is Dead, but It Was Doomed From the Start

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We haven’t heard much lately from Mars One, the company that promised to send people to colonize Mars as part of a reality TV show. ...

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Curiosity Snaps New Mars Selfie Before Setting Course for New Location

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Curiosity rover has already made history after covering the most ground on another planet and helping scientists reconstruct the geological history of Mars. While ...

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NASA Making One More Attempt to Contact Opportunity Mars Rover

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA’s Opportunity rover recently celebrated an anniversary, but it was bittersweet. Last week marked 15 years on the Martian surface for the little rover, but ...

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Mars Express Sends Back Stunning Image of Ice-Filled Korolev Crater

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Scientists are still unsure if liquid water exists on Mars, but we know there’s plenty of water ice. The ice on Mars is usually diffuse ...

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NASA’s InSight Lander Places the First-Ever Seismic Sensor on Mars

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Landing InSight on the surface of Mars was an incredible feat all by itself, but the robot has just successfully completed its first major mission ...

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NASA Explains How It Will Track InSight’s Mars Landing Next Week

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The InSight Mars lander might not be as flashy as a rover that gets to drive all around the planet, but it’s an important instrument ...

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