NASA sends piece of Mars back to Mars

In the ultimate example of sending coals to Newcastle, NASA is sending a piece of Mars back to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover mission. The space agency's including a meteorite that had its origin on Mars may seem odd, but the purpose is completely practical as the sample will act as a calibration target for one of the mission's main instruments... Continue Reading NASA sends piece of Mars back to Mars Category: Space Tags: Mars Mars 2020 NASA Related Articles: Mars 2020 Rover will carry a record number of eyes Mars 2020 rides Curiosity's coattails to final assembly and testing NASA shortlists three landing sites for Mars 2020 rover A closer look at NASA's journey to Mars road map NASA conducts successful test for Mars 2020 parachute system How van

NASA sends piece of Mars back to Mars

In the ultimate example of sending coals to Newcastle, NASA is sending a piece of Mars back to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover mission. The space agency's including a meteorite ...

Wed 14 Feb 18 from Gizmag

A piece of Mars is going home

A chunk of Mars will soon be returning home.

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Phys.org

A Piece of Mars is Going Home, Wed 14 Feb 18 from Astrobiology Magazine

A Piece of Mars is Going Home, Tue 13 Feb 18 from SpaceDaily

Mars rover 2020 is set to return a Mars meteorite

The meteorite, which was found in Oman in 1999 and called Shayh al Uhaymir (SaU008), will be carried on-board NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission.

Fri 16 Feb 18 from Daily Mail

NASA is taking a Martian meteorite back home for calibration purposes

The meteorite will be used in NASA's ambitious Mars 2020 mission.

Thu 15 Feb 18 from ZME Science

NASA is sending a million-year-old piece of Mars back to Earth

A million-years-old rock is flying home.

Thu 15 Feb 18 from FOXNews

Mars Meteorite Will Return to the Red Planet with NASA Rover

A chunk of rock that was once part of Mars, but landed on Earth as a meteorite, will return to the Red Planet aboard a NASA rover set to launch in 2020.

Thu 15 Feb 18 from SPACE.com

NASA is taking a piece of Mars back home

A martian meteorite will launch with the Mars 2020 mission to help the search for signs of past microbial life.

Thu 15 Feb 18 from Astronomy.com

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