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NASA's Mars 2020 rover undergoes 'eye' exam as it gets ready for mission

NASA's Mars 2020 rover, which is set to be launched next year, recently underwent an 'eye' examination following the installation of several cameras into it.

NASA rover on Mars detects puff of gas that hints at possibility of life

Methane, if it is there in the thin Martian air, is significant, because sunlight and chemical reactions would break up the molecules within a few centuries. Thus any methane detected now must have been released recently.


NASA offers live view of Mars 2020 rover in making

NASA has installed a webcam that allows the public to get a live, bird's-eye view of its Mars 2020 rover as it takes shape, the US space agency said.

NASA Curiosity rover drilling Mars rocks again

Drilling is a vitally important part of Curiosity's capabilities to study Mars.

As NASA's Mars 2020 mission nears, agency creates new unmanned rover

As NASA prepares for the Mars 2020 mission, the agency will retain 85 per cent of the rover technology from the Curiosity mission, which according to the mission director 'reduces risks'.

NASA's Curiosity rover stalled by sand trap on Mars

The mission team is now exploring possible alternative routes that would take Curiosity north of the valley.


Ten years 25 miles later

Nasa’s Mars rover Opportunity is breaking new ground.

NASA to make water on Moon and oxygen on Mars

The Moon mission will be the US space agency's first attempt to demonstrate in-situ resource utilisation (ISRU) beyond Earth.

Mars rover Opportunity examines rock altered by water

Opportunity is now driving to a new study area after a dramatic finish to 20 months on "Cape York."

NASA's Mars rover ready to 'drive,drive,drive'

The rover has racked up 358 feet (109 meters) on its odometer during test drives.