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NASA's Mars 2020 Rover is heading to the Red Planet. Submit your name by Sept. 30, 2019 and fly along! Sign Up

HiRISE Spots Curiosity Rover at Mars' 'Woodland Bay'

A new image shows the view from space of NASA's Mars rover exploring the clay-bearing unit. MORE

Sixty Thousand Loops Around Mars

The orbiting spacecraft is also about to set a record for data relayed from the Martian surface. MORE
Data Returned 365 Terabits
Artist's concept of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Mission Facts

Mission Status Currently Operating
Mars Orbit Insertion March 10, 2006
Launched August 12, 2005
Launch Site Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

Mars As Art

Mars as Art

The Mars as Art exhibition showcases selected images returned by Mars spacecraft.

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