NASA at Mars: 20 years of 24/7 exploration

rumblestaffPublished: July 5, 20175 views
Published: July 5, 2017

No one under 20 has experienced a day without NASA at Mars. The Pathfinder mission, carrying the Sojourner rover, landed on Mars on July 4, 1997. In the 20 years since Pathfinder's touchdown, eight other NASA landers and orbiters have arrived successfully, and not a day has passed without the United States having at least one active robot on Mars or in orbit around Mars.

Credit: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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