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NASA Installs Mobility Gear on Mars 2020 Rover

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory installed the wheels, legs and suspension to facilitate mobility of the Mars 2020 rover. The legs consist of titanium tubing and the six aluminum wheels offer cleats to provide traction as the rover traverses terrain on the red planet, space agency said Friday.

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NASA Selects Landing Spot for Mars 2020 Mission After Five-Year Assessment

NASA will land its Mars 2020 Rover on the red planet's Jezero Crater for a mission to search for past microbial life and gather rock and soil samples. The space agency said Tuesday it evaluated over 60 potential landing spots before selecting the Jezero Crater, a former location of an ancient river delta.

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NASA to Integrate 23 Cameras Into Mars 2020 Rover

NASA plans to incorporate a total of 23 cameras into the Mars 2020 Rover system designed to investigate the red planet’s atmosphere and support science instruments as part of the exploration mission. The space agency said Wednesday the Mars 2020 Rover being built at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California will feature nine …

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