Mars Missions In Summer Slow Lane

US and European efforts to send joint missions to Mars in 2016 and 2018 are slowed by an inability on the part of the Americans to provide a full financial commitment to the projects.

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    The Martian summer has been a good one for Opportunity ... to get there as soon as possible so we can do as much as we can before we have to possibly slow down because of the limited energy during the winter.” Time passes just as quickly on Mars as ...
    03/2/2017 - 6:54 pm | View Link
  • China tests supersonic parachute for 2021 Mars landing
    China is aiming to launch its first independent and (still) very ambitious Mars mission in summer 2020. It involves sending a five ... But getting to Mars in itself is no mean feat, with half of all missions to Mars failing for various reasons at different ...
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  • U.S. Plutonium Stockpile Good for Two More Nuclear Batteries after Mars 2020
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  • Exploration of Mars
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    03/21/2017 - 6:43 am | View Website
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    Astrobiology Magazine is NASA daily publication that reports the latest discoveries about origin and evolution of life in our solar system, universe, and beyond.
    03/20/2017 - 9:22 am | View Website
  • Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Opportunity Celebrates the ...
    2017 got off to a start that was unprecedented in every good way: Opportunity completed her 13th Earth year of surface operations and drove the first overland ...
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