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NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover still operating 10 years after landing – What it learned

Curiosity sought to answer the question: Did Mars ever have the right environmental conditions to support small life forms called microbes? Early in its mission, Curiosity’s science tools found chemical and mineral evidence of ancient habitable environments on Mars. He continues to explore rock records from a time when Mars could have harbored microbial life. …

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The Curiosity rover has been exploring Mars for 10 years. Here’s what we learned.

NASA’s Curiosity rover has reached an important milestone: the robot celebrates the 10th anniversary of its landing on Mars on August 5, 2012. Over the decade, the rover has significantly advanced our understanding of the Red Planet through its exploration and research. Curiositythe main objective of the mission was to determine whether or not March …

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A visualisation of the European ExoMars rover on the surface of the Red Planet.

Europa’s troubled Mars rover remains vital in search for life on Red Planet

The stars haven’t been aligned for Europe’s first Mars rover ExoMars, but scientists still believe the aging vehicle can play a big role in answering one of Mars exploration’s biggest questions: Is- has there ever been life on the red planet? The European Space Agency (ESA) ExoMars Rosalind Franklin Rover is probably the most high-profile …

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