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NASA, NASM Host 10-Year Mars Rover Events

Date: 01/07/2014
Category: Mission News & Science
By: Andy Shaner

NASA and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) in Washington are sponsoring events to commemorate 10 years of roving across the Red Planet by the Mars Exploration Rovers (MER).

Anniversary activities will showcase the images and achievements of Spirit and Opportunity, both launched by NASA in the summer of 2003. Activities also will highlight how Mars robotic exploration and discovery will aid plans for a future human mission to Mars.

More information is available on NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory's website.

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