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NASA’s Curiosity Rover starts an epic “summer road trip” over Mars

This mosaic of 118 images shows where Curiosity is going via Mars towards the sulfate-containing unit. NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover will envy road users everywhere. It doesn’t have to hear “Are we there yet?” There will be no gas stations in the bathroom. It will simply meander over the Gale Crater on Mars and head …

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The NASA Curiosity Rover starts an epic summer road trip over Mars

This mosaic of 118 images shows where Curiosity is going via Mars towards the sulfate-containing unit. NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover will envy all road users. It doesn’t have to hear “Are we there yet?” There will be no gas stations in the bathroom. It will simply meander over the Gale Crater on Mars and head …

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The open source Mars rover, a year later

As the name suggests, here at Hackaday we strive to present interesting projects to you every day. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that a project only gets one Day to decorate these historical pages. On the contrary. We are always happy to revisit a project and find out how far it has developed since our last crossing, especially when the …

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NASA’s next Mars rover is only a month away from launch

NASA’s next Mars rover is now on the home straight. The start of NASA Mars Rover enduranceThe life-hunting Red Planet explorer who collects samples is only a month away. The car-sized robot is scheduled to take off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from July 20 through August 11. It was …

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NASA’s Perseverance Rover will launch on Mars on July 20

The 3 x 5 inch aluminum plate installed on the left side of the rover chassis shows the earth carried by the ancient symbol of the serpent wrapped around a pole to represent the global medical community. According to NASA, a line represents the rover’s trajectory from central Florida to Mars. “We wanted to demonstrate our appreciation to those who …

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NASA needs your help to teach its Curiosity Rover how to drive on Mars

NASA is asking for your help to guide its Curiosity Rover around sand traps, sharp rocks and other obstacles on the Red Planet. With the new online tool AI4Mars, which is hosted on Zooniverse, anyone can mark parts of the terrain in the Curiosity landscape, which has been on Mars since 2012. The tool is a form of “machine learning” …

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Equipped with super-clean sample tubes, NASA’s next Mars rover is approaching the start date – Spaceflight Now

The technicians installed sample collection tubes in NASA’s Perseverance Rover on May 21, before launching to Mars in July. Credit: NASA / JPL The Perseverance rover’s sterilized sample tubes, which are to be used to seal Mars rock and sediment for a possible return to Earth, are installed on the spacecraft as teams at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center prepare to …

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