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Nov 4, 2014 11:49 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
After a public vote, landing site "J" finally has a name. Continue reading →
Nov 3, 2014 04:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Friday, the European Rosetta mission carried out its second and final 'deterministic' maneuver that put the satellite into its planned lander delivery orbit. Continue reading →
May 22, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The next NASA robot to touch down on the surface of Mars will soon begin taking shape.
Jan 19, 2014 07:34 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Europe’s Rosetta comet probe is due to end 31 months of deep space slumber with a wake-up call at 5 a.m. EST on Monday.
Apr 15, 2013 11:54 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The long-lost Soviet Mars 3 lander may have been imaged from orbit, 41 years after the lost mission touched down. ->