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NASA’s Perseverance Rover Launch Kicks Off Audacious Mars Sample-Return Project

Humanity’s first interplanetary sample-return campaign is now underway. NASA’s car-sized Perseverance Mars rover launched yesterday (July 30), kicking off a nearly seven-month cruise to the Red Planet. Perseverance will hunt for signs of ancient Mars life after its February 2021 touchdown on the floor of Jezero Crater, which hosted a lake and a river delta billions of years ago. But

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