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NASA launches new rover to search for signs of past Martian life

NASA's next-generation Mars rover Perseverance blasted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral on Thursday atop an Atlas 5 rocket on a $2.4 billion mission to search for traces of potential past life on ...

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover vehicle takes off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida, US, 30 July 2020.

China launches independent, unmanned Mars mission

China successfully launched an unmanned probe to Mars on Thursday in its first independent mission to another planet, a bid for global leadership in space and a display of its technological prowess ...

The Long March 5 Y-4 rocket, carrying an unmanned Mars probe of the Tianwen-1 mission, takes off from Wenchang Space Launch Center in Wenchang, Hainan Province, China on 23 July 2020

First manned round-trip to Mars could take about 2 years: NASA

Stressing that human exploration of Mars is on the horizon, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine has said that the agency is planning its first round-trip voyage to Mars to take about two years during ...

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United Arab Emirates launches mission to Mars

The United Arab Emirates launched its first mission to Mars on Monday as it strives to develop its scientific and technological capabilities and reduce its reliance on oil.

A representation of Mars and the Hope Probe is seen at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre ahead of its launch from Tanegashima Island in Japan, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 July 2020.

UAE postpones Mars mission again due to weather at Japan launch site

The United Arab Emirates has postponed the launch of its mission to Mars for a second time due to weather conditions at the launch site in Japan, the government's communications office said on ...

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Terrestrial life unlikely to contaminate Mars: Study

The findings, published in the journal Nature Astronomy, can help allay some planetary protection concerns even as humans plan to land on the Red Planet.

Terrestrial life unlikely to contaminate Mars: Study

China unveils name of first Mars exploration mission

China's space agency on Friday unveiled the name of its first Mars exploration mission, coinciding with China's annual Space Day and the 50th anniversary of the launch of its first satellite.

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Space scientists use COVID-19 lockdown as dry run for Mars mission

French space scientists are using the COVID-19 lockdown as a dry run for what it will be like to be cooped up inside a space craft on a mission to Mars.

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NASA seeks next generation of astronauts

Wanted: The next generation of astronauts to walk on the Moon and journey to Mars.You'll need a relevant Master's degree, be prepared to live and work 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Earth on the ...

NASA seeks next generation of astronauts

NASA seeks mission leader for Mars sample return probe

NASA is planning to bring samples from Mars to Earth and the US space agency is seeking a person to lead the mission which is called Mars Sample Return (MSR) Programme.The person will be responsible ...

NASA seeks mission leader for Mars sample return probe
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