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NASA’s Perseverance Fords an Ancient River to Reach Science Target

5 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) Perseverance captured this mosaic looking downstream of the dune-filled Neretva Vallis river channel on May 17. The channel fed Jezero Crater with fresh water billions of years ago. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/MSSS Originally thought of as little more than a route clear of rover-slowing boulders, Neretva Vallis […]

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NASA Invites Media to Mars Sample Return Update

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT, Monday, April 15, to discuss the agency’s response to a Mars Sample Return Independent Review Board report from September 2023, including next steps for the program. The teleconference will livestream at: https://www.nasa.gov/nasatv Mars Sample Return has been a major long-term goal of international planetary exploration […]