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From Daily Galaxy: "China Confirms a Mars Rover Mission"

The Daily Galaxy

April 22, 2016

Follows a 2018 Mission to Explore Far Side of the Moon

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China plans to send a rover to Mars to explore the Red Planet, a top space official announced on Friday, in the latest step of its ambitious space program.Authorities approved the mission in January, said National Space Administration director Xu Dazhe at a press conference in Beijing. 533 more words

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PRESS RELEASE: NASA Seeks Industry Ideas for an Advanced Mars Satellite

April 21, 2016
RELEASE 16-046
NASA Seeks Industry Ideas for an Advanced Mars Satellite

NASA is soliciting ideas from U.S. industry for designs of a Mars orbiter for potential launch in the 2020s. 472 more words


Mars rover driver to speak to SAIT students

NASA’s Matt Heverly says he’s always looking for qualified candidates to drive on Mars.

It’s an invitation the man’s who’s guided the Curiosity Rover will bring… 363 more words

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Story: Eerie sounds

By: Sri Ram

While the Mars exploration space shuttle was on its way to Mars’s Orbital Path around the sun, Mark Webber was looking at the newspaper copies which featured his 5 year old son’s summer camp photos. 267 more words


From ESA: "ExoMars performing flawlessly"

European Space Agency

23 March 2016


Following a spectacular liftoff, ESA’s ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter is performing flawlessly en route to the Red Planet. 578 more words

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From JPL: "New Gravity Map Gives Best View Yet Inside Mars"


March 21, 2016
William Steigerwald / Nancy Neal Jones
Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
301-286-5017 / 301-286-0031
william.a.steigerwald@nasa.gov / nancy.n.jones@nasa.gov

Guy Webster
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. 1,112 more words

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From JPL: "Europe's New Mars Mission Bringing NASA Radios Along"


March 14, 2016
Guy Webster
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

Dwayne Brown
NASA Headquarters, Washington

Laurie Cantillo
NASA Headquarters, Washington… 632 more words

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