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Press Releases

Jul 27, 2000

The Planetary Society Welcomes NASA's Plan to Send a Rover to Mars

NASA announced today that the 2003 mission to Mars will include a lander carrying a rover for Mars surface exploration -- possibly even two rovers.

Jul 18, 2000

Winning Artist Team Chosen for Solar System Trek in Pasadena

The Planetary Society today announced the winning design for PlanetTrek, a scale model of the Solar System in memory of Carl Sagan that will be built in Pasadena, California.

Jun 28, 2000

Should Students Select A Wet Spot For A Mars Landing Site?

Malin Space Science Systems, which discoverered possible recent liquid water on Mars, will work directly with the winning students in The Planetary Society's Red Rover Goes to Mars project.

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