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NASA  launches its latest mission to Mars

The project aims to expand human knowledge of interior conditions on Mars, inform efforts to send human explorers there, and reveal how rocky planets like the Earth formed billions of years ago. If all goes as planned, the lander should settle on the Red Planet on November 26. Its name, ... Read More »

Crack in heat shield won’t delay Mars 2020 mission: NASA

A post-test inspection of the composite structure for a heat shield to be used on the Mars 2020 mission revealed that a fracture occurred during structural testing. The mission team is working to build a replacement heat shield structure. Project management at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, is ... Read More »