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NASA Moves Forward With Campaign to Return Mars Samples to Earth

On Dec 18, 2020
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Mars Sample Return, a multi-mission @[email protected] effort to bring samples of Martian rock gathered by @NASAPersevere back to Earth, is taking the next step. We'll work to ensure key technologies are ready and make critical decisions about spacecraft design. https://t.co/zlbasF74aa https://t.co/3DAsblJzAJ
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During this next phase, the program will mature critical technologies and make critical design decisions as well as assess industry partnerships.

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On Dec 18, 2020
@NASAJPL shared
Mars Sample Return, a multi-mission @[email protected] effort to bring samples of Martian rock gathered by @NASAPersevere back to Earth, is taking the next step. We'll work to ensure key technologies are ready and make critical decisions about spacecraft design. https://t.co/zlbasF74aa https://t.co/3DAsblJzAJ
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NASA Moves Forward With Campaign to Return Mars Samples to Earth

NASA Moves Forward With Campaign to Return Mars Samples to Earth

During this next phase, the program will mature critical technologies and make critical design decisions as well as assess industry partnerships.

NASA moves forward with campaign to return Mars samples to Earth

NASA moves forward with campaign to return Mars samples to Earth

NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) are moving to the next phase in a campaign to deepen understanding of whether life ever existed on Mars and, in turn, better understand the origins of ...

NASA Advances Plans to Bring Samples Back From Mars

NASA Advances Plans to Bring Samples Back From Mars

Collecting samples from Mars and bringing them back to Earth is a historic undertaking that starts with the launch of NASA's Mars 2020 rover. 

NASA and ESA outline cost of Mars sample return

NASA and ESA outline cost of Mars sample return

NASA and ESA expect to spend at least $7 billion to collect samples of Mars and return them to Earth, starting with NASA’s Mars 2020 mission.

Bold space mission to bring back rocks from Mars takes shape

Bold space mission to bring back rocks from Mars takes shape

NASA and Europe settle on suite of missions to bring back rocks from the Red Planet

NASA wants to bring Martian samples back to Earth -- and they need someone to lead the mission

NASA wants to bring Martian samples back to Earth -- and they need someone to lead the mission

NASA is planning to bring Martian samples back to Earth -- and they're looking for someone to lead the mission.

NASA creates Mars sample-return independent review board

NASA creates Mars sample-return independent review board

With the NASA Perseverance rover on its way to the Red Planet, NASA is getting ready for the next major step in Mars exploration — a sample return mission.

Independent Review Indicates NASA Prepared for Mars Sample Return Campaign

Independent Review Indicates NASA Prepared for Mars Sample Return Campaign

A report, released Tuesday, concludes that the agency is well positioned for its ambitious plan to bring samples back from the Red Planet for further study on Earth.

Mars sample return

Mars sample return

Missions to Mars have made many exciting discoveries that have transformed our understanding of the planet, but the next step is to bring samples to Earth for detailed analysis in ...

Airbus to bring first Mars samples to Earth: ESA contract award

Airbus to bring first Mars samples to Earth: ESA contract award

Airbus has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) as prime contractor for the Mars Sample Return’s Earth Return Orbiter (ERO) – the first ever spacecraft to bring samples back to ...

NASA Requests Funding for Audacious Plan to Bring Martian Soil to Earth

NASA Requests Funding for Audacious Plan to Bring Martian Soil to Earth

NASA is officially asking Congress to fund a Mars sample-return project, in what would be one of the most complex missions ever attempted by the space agency.

Your Guide to Mars Sample Return

Your Guide to Mars Sample Return

Despite advances in space technology, certain science questions, including whether or not a Mars rock contains signs of ancient life, can only be answered in Earth-based laboratories.

NASA narrows design for rocket to launch samples off of Mars

NASA narrows design for rocket to launch samples off of Mars

The first element of the Mars Sample Return mission is NASA’s Perseverance rover scheduled to depart Earth in mid-July. With two launches from Earth scheduled for 2026, NASA and ESA will ...

NASA’s Epic Gamble to Get Martian Dirt Back to Earth

NASA’s Epic Gamble to Get Martian Dirt Back to Earth

The space agency's round-trip mission to the Red Planet won't be easy. But it will answer fundamental questions about life beyond our terrestrial sphere.

This is How the ESA and NASA Will be Working Together to Bring Rocks Back From Mars

This is How the ESA and NASA Will be Working Together to Bring Rocks Back From Mars

The ESA has entered into a lucrative collaboration to help NASA get its Martian rock samples back to Earth.

Nasa Mars rover: Perseverance robot launches to detect life on Red Planet

Nasa Mars rover: Perseverance robot launches to detect life on Red Planet

The Perseverance robot launches from Florida on a seven-month flight to the Red Planet.

Rocks, Rockets and Robots: The Plan to Bring Mars Down to Earth

Rocks, Rockets and Robots: The Plan to Bring Mars Down to Earth

Coordinated by NASA and ESA, an ambitious effort to retrieve samples from the Red Planet faces major obstacles