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NASA is preparing for 7 minutes of absolute terror

January 29th, 2021

NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is closing in on its landing date, which is expected to be just a few weeks away. The mission, which includes the Perseverance rover as well as the Mars Ingenuity helicopter, depends on a successful landing that is largely out of NASA’s hands at the moment. The landing sequence is mostly …

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Watch Mars 2020 speed its way toward the Red Planet

August 22nd, 2020

NASA’s Eyes on the Solar System web tool lets you track the progress of the Mars 2020 mission as it speeds towards the Red Planet.  The tool also provides you with the opportunity to track other planets, moons, and space hardware that has been flying for decades. Mars 2020 is expected to arrive at its …

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NASA’s Perseverance rover is locked and loaded

July 9th, 2020

NASA has loaded its new Perseverance rover onto the rocket bay that will carry it all the way to Mars. The launch is currently slated for sometime between July 30th and August 15th, which is the hard cut-off date for a Mars mission launch. If NASA would somehow miss its date due to a delay, …

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NASA pushes back launch of Perseverance rover… again

June 25th, 2020

NASA has delayed the launch of its Mars 2020 mission which includes the Perseverance rover until July 22nd. The mission was pushed back due to issues with the ground equipment at Kennedy Space Center, NASA says. The mission could launch as late as mid-August, NASA says, and still be on track for a landing on …

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Here’s how late NASA could launch its Mars rover

June 18th, 2020

NASA says it can push back the Mars 2020 mission launch date significantly without having to fully delay it to 2022. The mission is slated for a July 20th launch, but officials suggest it could launch as late as August 15th and still be fine. The expected closure of the launch window was previously August …

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NASA’s Mars 2020 rover just hit a crucial pre-launch milestone

April 21st, 2020

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover Perseverance just got spun around in the name of science. The rover endured several days of balance testing, gaining some weight to ensure that its center of gravity is exactly where it needs to be for a safe trip and landing on Mars. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. NASA is …

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NASA’s new Mars rover has ridiculous vision

April 13th, 2020

NASA’s Perseverance rover is equipped with a suite of imaging tools that will help it navigate and study the landscape of Mars. A total of five visual instruments are installed on the rover’s head, each with a role to play.  The Mars 2020 mission is still slated to launch this summer, despite the coronavirus pandemic. …