• Photos show China's rover on the surface of Mars, ramping up its competition with NASA to explore the planet

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    The China manned space agency released a selfie of the Zhurong rover and its landing platform on Friday.
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    China released a set of pictures from its Zhurong Mars rover on Friday.
    The images include a selfie of the rover and a 360 panorama of the terrain around the landing site.
    The rover also snapped a picture prominently showing the Chinese flag on Mars.
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    China unveiled a new set of pictures beamed back from Mars by the country's Zhurong rover. The images, released Friday, are the second set from the rover to be published by the China Manned...
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  • NASA's Perseverance rover is making a 3-mile road trip across Mars to search for signs of life, dodging sand dunes as it goes

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Perseverance Mars rover standing side by side with NASA's Ingenuity helicopter.
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    NASA's Perseverance Mars rover is set to travel three miles to search for signs of life.
    Perseverance will explore a crater and pick up rock samples to be studied on Earth, NASA said.
    Since landing in February, the rover has taken photos and helped with the helicopter Ingenuity's test flights.
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    NASA's Perseverance rover is going on a road trip across Mars to search for signs of life. Since NASA's rover landed on the Red Planet on February 18...
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