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NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving. The previous record was held by the Soviet Union's Lunokhod 2 rover.
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles
After a dramatic, albeit premature eulogy, China’s lunar rover has sprung back to life like a zombie from The Walking Dead. The rover was put into hibernation in January, which many believed would have been a permanent sleep for the craft.
China’s first lunar rover mission is underway, as the rocket carrying the six-wheeled robot known as Yutu lifted-off from Xichang at 01:30 Monday morning local time, various media outlets have reported.
According to a report from China’s state-run media agency Xinhua, the world’s most populous nation will launch a rocket in early December carrying its first lunar rover.
Repeat imaging of anthropogenic (human-made) targets on the Moon remains a Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) priority as the LRO Extended Science Mission continues.
China announced on Wednesday that it will launch its first lunar lander, the Chang'e Three, by the end of the year. Named after the Chinese goddess of the moon, the upcoming Chang’e mission marks the next step in the Asian nation’s ambitious space program.
It took nine years, but NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has finally surpassed a record set by Apollo 17 astronauts over 40 years ago.
Flexure Engineering has invited specialists from around the world in fields of cold temperature electronics, DeepCrypo Engineering, Lunar science, and space entrepreneurship to take part in the
NASA has opened up registration for the 20th Annual Great Moonbuggy Race, kick-starting the contest for high school, college and university students from around the world.
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