NASA’s newest robotic explorer blasted off from Cape Canaveral Monday to begin its journey to Mars. Maven — short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, with a capital “N” in EvolutioN — bears eight science instruments.
NASA’s newest robotic explorer is set to blast off from earth Monday for a 10-month journey to Mars.
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For the first time in four years, NASA has a new group of potential astronauts.
Visit Mars. That’s the insanely ambitious plan that Dennis Tito, who was the first private space traveler a little less than 12 years ago, will announce in more detail next week.
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NASA has released the first full-resolution images from Curiosity, which arrived on Mars late Sunday after an eight-month commute from Earth.
The robotic explorer Curiosity’s daring plunge through the pink skies of Mars was more than perfect. It landed with spectacular style, said a NASA scientist, describing the first images of its mechanical gymnastics.
NASA is hoping to make history Sunday night when the new rover lands on Mars and captures the first filming of a landing on another planet. The landing is very tricky. The Curiosity rover must go from 13,000 miles per hour to a complete stop. Experts say it will be a major technological step forward if it works.
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