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Purdue’s best in Mars, planetary research

What is the importance of the red planet, Earth’s neighbor more than 150 million miles away? Looking for the latest in Mars...

NPR: NASA is bringing rocks back from Mars, but what if those samples contain alien life?

NASA is planning its first-ever mission to bring dirt and rocks from Mars back to Earth — but before that momentous event...

NPR: Mars Had Liquid Water On Its Surface. Here’s Why Scientists Think It Vanished

All evidence points to the fact that Mars once had flowing water, but numerous flybys, orbiters, landers and rovers have confirmed one...

BBC: Mars rover: Nasa’s Perseverance prepares to drill first rock sample

The core, about the size of a finger, will be packaged in a sealed tube for eventual return to Earth.

CNN: Barefoot Elon Musk says ‘a bunch of people will probably die’ getting to Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk told XPrize founder Peter Diamandis that getting people on Mars will be dangerous but ultimately necessary in order...

Mars scientist examining the landscape through rover camera she helped design for NASA Perseverance mission

Briony Horgan raised her arms in triumph as the Mars rover Perseverance landed on Feb. 18, a symbolic declaration of mission success....

VOA: NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Dropped on Mars’ Surface ahead of Flight

NASA's Ingenuity mini-helicopter has been dropped on the surface of Mars in preparation for its first flight, the U.S. space agency said.

CNN: Incredible new images shared by Perseverance rover after Mars landing

(CNN)After safely landing on the surface of Mars Thursday, NASA's Perseverance rover has sent back a never-before-seen view: what it looks like...

Upcoming Mars rover landing marks latest step in researching the red planet

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Mars Perseverance Rover will fly 300 million miles over almost seven months, but the seven minutes spent...

Has life existed beyond Earth? Purdue professor going to great lengths to find out.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — When the NASA Mars rover Perseverance touches down on the surface of Mars on February 18, it will...
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