NASA Adds Helicopters To Mars Sample-Return Campaign

Mars Sample Return simulation
Credit: NASA/JPL:-Caltech
CAPE CANAVERAL—NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) are dropping plans for a dedicated Mars rover to fetch rock and soil samples being collected by the ongoing Perseverance science rover. Instead, plans call for Perseverance to transport its cached samples to a lander for return to Earth, with a...

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