July has been a busy month in space and an especially busy month for missions to Mars. Here’s a look at the recent launches by NASA and China, as well as the story of two teenage girls from India who discovered an asteroid.
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The United Arab Emirates has launched the first mission to Mars by an Arab country. After several delays caused by bad weather, the probe, named "Hope", was successfully launched early Monday morning.
NASA is asking people to help it label thousands of photos from Mars. The labels will be used to train a computer system to recognize different surfaces on Mars. This will help NASA drive its rovers safely for longer periods of time.
Around the world, millions of people on lockdown are having to work from home. Among them are NASA's scientists - including those controlling spacecraft, and even Curiosity, one of NASA's Mars rovers.
When NASA sends its new rover blasting off to Mars in July, it will carry the name "Perseverance". The name was suggested by Virginia middle-school student Alexander Mather, who won NASA's "Name the Rover" contest.
December has been a busy month in space and especially busy on Mars. Here's a look at recent news from the red planet.
This article is an update to the story: NASA’s InSight to Land on Mars Monday.NASA’s InSight Lander touched ground safely on Mars on Monday. NASA…