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  • NASA receives instrument proposals for Mars 2020 rover

    Jim SharkeyJanuary 23rd, 2014

    NASA announced on Tuesday January 21 that it had received 58 proposals for scientific and exploration instruments for the space agency’s proposed Mars 2020 rover mission. The call for proposals received nearly twice the average number of responses for similar instrument competitions. The design of the new rover will be based on the Curiosity rover […]

  • NASA’s Vision for Next Mars Rover is ‘2020’

    Jason RhianDecember 24th, 2013

    By all measures, NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover, Curiosity, has been a phenomenal success. It should come as no surprise then that when NASA started looking at the next wheeled robot that it wanted to send to the Red Planet – that it would base it off of the MSL design. The rover, which […]