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The 5 Biggest Tech Failures on Mars

The 5 Biggest Tech Failures on Mars

Space fans all over the world breathed a sigh of relief on Friday when NASA’s Perseverance rover reached the surface of Mars safely. Humanity’s recent spate of bad luck aside, Mars is famous for ending missions before they even begin, with its inhospitable climate and the whole being-225-million-kilometres-away thing. Though…

This Rover Isn’t On Mars

This Rover Isn’t On Mars

Image Cache: This looks like it could the latest rover to land on the surface of Mars. But in fact it’s a test of the European Space Agency’s ExoMars mission happening right here on Earth.