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NASA Mars 2020 Mission to Land Rover on Notheast Syrtis or Jezero crater or Columbia Hills

The three spots are -- Notheast Syrtis, Jezero crater and Columbia Hills -- and one of them will be the landing spot for the next rover which is expected to be a saucer-shaped flying landing object.(Image Credit: NASA)

NASA has finalized three spots for its much-awaited landing of another rover on Mars in July 2020 ahead of a planned manned mission two years later. The three spots are — Notheast Syrtis, Jezero crater and Columbia Hills — all on Mars surface. The Northeast syrtis was already known on Mars and the Jezero crater was beleived to be once ...

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Countdown Begins for NASA Test of Flying Saucer-like Parachute for Mars Landing

NASA is gearing up to test its long-awaited test launch of the largest parachute ever deployed in the sky with its flying saucer ahead of its possible landing technology on Mars surface in 2017. The flying saucer, not to be confused with the flying unidentified objects (UFO), is named the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator, and the live telecast is available on ...

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