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Saturday, July 29, 2000



NASA Announces Mars 2003 Mission to Feature Rover

2003 Rover Mission
2003 Rover Mission
Credit: NASA
In a recent announcement NASA has send that they will send a larger cousin of the Mars Pathfinder along for a ride during the 2003 mission. There was a debate if an orbiter should be sent or another lander to compensate for the mission failures last year. Utilizing the drop, bounce, and roll technique, this will be the largest rover to ever land on the surface of Mars.

(More info: NASA.gov)


- posted by Alex @ 18:50 EST