Engineers for Airbus Defence and Space have built a giant sand pit to recreate the surface of Mars -- in a yard in the British town of Stevenage -- as a testing ground for prototype 'rover' vehicles. Duration: 01:09
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FORA.tv (Apr. 4, 2012) William J. Clancey, Chief Scientist of Human-Centered Computing at the Intelligent Systems Division of the NASA Ames Center, talks about the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) program. Adjusting to Mars' ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Aug. 21, 2012) US Space agency NASA is looking to explore deep into the guts of planet Mars after driving all around it with four rovers.
The space agency decided on Monday to send another robot in 2016, just two ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Sep. 3, 2014) A team of Polish students are among 24 entrants to this year's European Rover Challenge, in which rovers designed to navigate Mars are tested by a panel of experts. Winners of the tournament, held in ... watch video
NASA (July 12, 2013) Caleb: It turns out what we discover ends up leading us to new questions.
Molly :The Mariner 4 mission was the first to take us to mars, and in doing so, changed everything we thought we knew about ... watch video
NASA (Aug. 2, 2013) DC CELEBRATES CURIOSITY HQ
MSL Control Room at Mars Landing:
Touchdown confirmed, were safe on Mars. (applause)
Celebration, when the Curiosity Rover safely found the surface of ... watch video
NASA (Nov. 6, 2013) Jane Houston Jones: What's Up for November? MAVEN launches to Mars and Comet ISON should be visible before dawn.
Hello and welcome. I'm Jane Houston Jones from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in ... watch video
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May 23, 2012 New research shows that a wind-driven "tumbleweed" Mars rover would be capable of moving across rocky Martian terrain -- findings that could also help with designing the best possible ... read more
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