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NASA Launched A Rover: The Journey To Mars

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One way that astronomy is an ongoing process is Mars. On November 6, 2011 NASA launched a rover all the way to Mars. The rover didn’t land until August 6, 2012. The reason NASA launched the rover is to figure out if there was ever a way for Mars to support microbial life. NASA is closer than ever to sending American astronauts to Mars. There are increasing challenges while humans are moving farther from Earth. NASA is managing these problems, however, as they occur. Living/working in space requires risks, but the journey to Mars is worth the risk. NASA will need to learn new ways of operating in space. The technological and operational challenges are classified in three different groups: Transportation, sending humans and cargo through space
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