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Jul 27, 2000The 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, 2000Winning 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, 2000Should 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.
May 16, 2000[email protected] Achieves 2 Million Mark by First Birthday
[email protected], co-sponsored by The Planetary Society and the University of California, Berkeley, achieves two milestones: its first anniversary and having just passed the 2 million participants mark.
May 11, 2000Last Chance to Become a Student Scientist with Red Rover Goes to Mars
The Planetary Society's Red Rover Goes to Mars program will soon select Student Scientists to join the space science team of an actual Mars mission.
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For the second time, JAXA navigators have zoomed their cameras and other instruments in on asteroid Ryugu. The August 1 operation was quicker than the previous one, requiring only 26 hours for the descent, science, and ascent.
Four NASA astronauts and one commercial employee are expected to launch aboard SpaceX and Boeing-operated vehicles in 2019.
As Opportunity slept in Perseverance Valley under the thick cloud of dust that has blanketed the Red Planet for the last six weeks, scientists who are studying the monster storm that forced the robot field geologist into its hibernation mode are now reporting the tempest has peaked.
After a bewildering day at AlienCon, a New York Times reporter found hope at The Planetary Society, courtesy of volunteer Sean Marquez.
What does it mean that the Mars rover Curiosity found organics in Martian rocks? Emily Lakdawalla translates the science.
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