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NASA says ready to build Mars 2020 rover

U.S. space agency NASA said Friday it's ready to begin final design and construction of its next Mars rover, which is set to look for evidence of past life on the Red Planet.

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NASA plans to fix Mars spacecraft leak then launch in 2018

NASA plans to repair a Mars spacecraft that was grounded in December because of a leak in its primary science instrument, putting the mission back on track for another launch attempt in 2018, the U.S. space agency said on Wednesday.

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NASA finds "strong" evidence for liquid water on Mars

​U.S. space agency NASA announced on Monday it has found "strong" evidence that there is liquid water intermittently flowing on present-day Mars.

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NASA orbiter detects impact glass on Mars

​Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter ( MRO) has spotted deposits of glass within impact craters on Mars and it's possible that this glass, formed in the searing heat of a violent impacts, could contain signs of long-ago life on Mars, NASA said in a statement on Monday.

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Buried glaciers on Mars have enough water to cover entire planet: study

​Glaciers hidden under Mars' surface dust may have surprisingly lots of water that is enough to cover the entire planet, new research has found.

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China at technical preparation stage for Mars, asteroid exploration

China has been researching the technical feasibility of exploring Mars and asteroids, a top space scientist and national political advisor revealed on Tuesday.

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