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mars rovers

A Rover Named After DNA Pioneer Rosalind Franklin is Headed for Mars in 2020

“This name reminds us that it is in the human genes to explore.”
Becky Ferreira
2.7.19
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NASA Lost Lunar Rover Prototype and Other Priceless Artifacts to Sloppy Management, Inspector General Finds

The agency's Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that “a significant amount of historic personal property has been lost, misplaced, or taken” due to inadequate procedures.
Becky Ferreira
10.23.18
Outer Limits

Engineers Want Gamers to Explore the Moon with a Remote-Controlled Nanobot

Why go outside when you can visit the Moon from your bedroom?
Jacob Dubé
10.25.17
Martian weather report

Watch the Clouds Roll by on Mars With the Curiosity Rover

Evaporating water ice crystals in the Martian atmosphere create cirrus-like formations above the red planet.
Becky Ferreira
8.10.17
Collision

Cars Are Crashing a Lot Better Than They Did 20 Years Ago

Watch a car from the 90s get totally rekt.
Samantha Cole
2.2.17
nasa

Watch NASA's 'Blue Collar' Mars Rover in Action

The RASSOR rover will travel five times faster than Curiosity and haul around 40-pound loads of alien soil.
Becky Ferreira
10.2.16
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The Curiosity Rover Captures Stunning Color Images of Martian Buttes

Hold on to your buttes.
Becky Ferreira
9.12.16
nasa

China Plans to Send this Bad Boy to Mars in 2020

The 2020s are shaping up to be a busy and diverse era in Martian surface exploration.
Becky Ferreira
8.25.16
Space

Mars Curiosity Rover Can Now Autonomously Decide What to Laser

Pew pew!
Amy Thompson
7.21.16
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Watch Students Race Awesome DIY Rovers in This Annual NASA Event

Watch out for the Martian butte and the “lunartic” curve.
Becky Ferreira
4.10.16
nasa

NASA’s Latest Rover Concept Is Inspired by Worms and Amoebas

Why put a lab on wheels when you can put it in a blob?
Becky Ferreira
1.10.16
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In Three Years on Mars, the Curiosity Rover Has Traveled Just 11 Kilometers

And some other facts we learned from a Reddit AmA with the Curiosity team.
Rachel Pick
8.5.15
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