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Six-Wheeled Rover Sets the Stage on Mars for NASA’s Future Spacecraft
Six-Wheeled Rover Sets the Stage on Mars for NASA’s Future Spacecraft

12 Jul 2022, 20:54 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover has been busy searching for the ideal landing spot for future spacecraft that will come to collect precious Martian samples

 
Perseverance Rover Scoops Up Precious Sample From the Martian River Delta
Perseverance Rover Scoops Up Precious Sample From the Martian River Delta

8 Jul 2022, 20:26 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover has successfully collected its 9th sample. It's the first out of many expected to follow from the ancient river delta on Mars

 
NASA's Perseverance Rover Snatched a Piece of an Alien World to Send It Back to Earth
NASA's Perseverance Rover Snatched a Piece of an Alien World to Send It Back to Earth

12 Oct 2021, 20:18 UTC / On September 1st, NASA's Perseverance rover successfully took a sample from an alien world that could be returned to Earth by future spacecraft

 
Take Two: NASA Perseverance Rover Digs Up a Hole on Mars to Collect Its First Rock
Take Two: NASA Perseverance Rover Digs Up a Hole on Mars to Collect Its First Rock

3 Sep 2021, 16:36 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover has drilled up a hole on Mars in a second attempt to collect its first rock intended to be taken back to Earth in a future mission.

 
NASA Car-Sized Rover Digs a Hole on Mars, Doesn’t Go as Planned
NASA Car-Sized Rover Digs a Hole on Mars, Doesn’t Go as Planned

8 Aug 2021, 20:55 UTC / On August 6th, NASA Perseverance rover has sent back images showing an empty sample tube. Currently, the team is analyzing the data sent by the rover.

 
Japan Lands Spacecraft on an Asteroid a Second Time, Photos Show the Alien World
Japan Lands Spacecraft on an Asteroid a Second Time, Photos Show the Alien World

12 Jul 2019, 08:53 UTC / Hayabusa2 mission lands on Asteroid Ryugu for a second time, this time sends back more and much clearer photos of the asteroid surface

 
OSIRIS Spacecraft Reaches Asteroid Bennu to Pick Up Samples
OSIRIS Spacecraft Reaches Asteroid Bennu to Pick Up Samples

4 Dec 2018, 12:30 UTC / OSIRIS Spacecraft will soon begin operations around the Bennu asteroid in its attempt to pick up a sample and bring it back to Earth