• Pretend you're on Mars with this 360-degree video of the Vera Rubin Ridge

    5 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    NASA's Curiosity rover has been exploring Mars for quite some time now, vastly exceeding expectations and already nearly tripling its expected mission length. With the rover still in fine working order, NASA has sent it to a new area after it spent over a year at a location on Mars known as Vera Rubin Ridge.
    Now, with the rover on its way to a new location, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory released a stunning 360-degree video that shows the rover's previous location in stunning detail. Check it out!
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  • NASA Spies InSight Mars Lander from Space as It Hunts Marsquakes

    NASA Spies InSight Mars Lander from Space as It Hunts Marsquakes

    5 monthes ago - By Space

    NASA's InSight lander has been busy on Mars preparing to begin scientific observations, and the mission passed another milestone this weekend, when the spacecraft began preparing to deploy its final instrument.
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  • MAVEN spacecraft shrinking its Mars orbit to prepare for Mars 2020 rover

    5 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    NASA's 4-year-old atmosphere-sniffing Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution mission is embarking on a new campaign today to tighten its orbit around Mars. The operation will reduce the highest point of the MAVEN spacecraft's elliptical orbit from 3,850 to 2,800 miles above the surface and prepare it to take on additional responsibility as a data-relay satellite for NASA's Mars 2020 rover, which launches next year.
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