Atlas 5 rocket runs through practice countdown before Mars rover launch – Spaceflight Now

The Atlas 5 rocket that will send NASA’s Perseverance rover toward Mars next month aced a countdown rehearsal Monday at Cape Canaveral, helping ensure the United Launch Alliance-built rocket is ready for liftoff during the rover’s 23-day launch window…More about this article in link below… https://spaceflightnow.com/2020/06/22/atlas-5-rocket-runs-through-practice-countdown-before-mars-rover-launch/

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Photos: NASA’s Curiosity team is controlling Mars rover from home

The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of Americans to work from home over the past month, and likely into the foreseeable future.   Understandably, working remotely is easier for some employees than others, as coordinating with colleagues sprawled across the map can prove to be a difficult test of patience and technology. But what do you do when […]

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A seventh grader named NASA’s newest Mars rover | Science News for Students

Meet Perseverance. It’s NASA’s next ambassador to the Red Planet. The Mars rover’s new name was announced March 5. NASA held a six-month “Name the Rover” competition. It drew more than 28,000 entries from students in kindergarten through high school. Students were asked to make their name suggestions in essays. https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/nasa-newest-mars-rover-named-perseverance

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Magnetic Fields Around Mars InSight are 10x Stronger than Scientists Expected | Universe Today

When NASA’s Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (Insight) lander set down on Mars in November of 2018, it began its two-year primary mission of studying Mars’ seismology and interior environment. And now, just over a year and a half later, the results of the lander’s first twelve months on the Martian surface have […]

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