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With 3 new missions safely at Mars, we’re ready for the next era of exploration and discovery.
This week the world’s attention is on Mars as its next era of exploration begins. We’re also digging into space policy, with new actions you can take.
The Planetary Society has a new improved guide to all the places we've landed—or crashed—on Mars, plus planned locations for the upcoming Perseverance, Tianwen-1, and Rosalind Franklin rover missions.
Javier Gómez-Elvira anticipates the next phase of the search for life on the Red Planet.
NASA's Mars 2020 rover isn't the only spacecraft heading to Mars in two years.
In the last two months, there has been significant news about the European-Russian 2018 mission and about NASA’s 2020 rover. NASA also has announced that it would like to send a new orbiter to the Red Planet in the early 2020s.
China is moving forward with plans to launch an orbiter and rover to Mars in the 2020 launch opportunity. The Mars program also includes plans for sample return in 2030.
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