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NASA releases Mars landing video: ‘Stuff of our dreams’

NASA has released the first high-quality video of a spacecraft landing on Mars. It's so good and so amazing that members of the rover's landing team say they feel as though they're riding along.

NASA rover lands on Mars to look for signs of ancient life

A NASA rover has landed on Mars in an epic quest to bring back rocks that could answer whether life ever existed on the red planet.

NASA rover streaks toward a landing on Mars

If it succeeds, it will be the third visit to Mars this month.

China launches ambitious Mars mission

A powerful Long March 5 rocket blasted off Thursday carrying a Chinese orbiter, lander and rover on a seven-month voyage to Mars, the second of three high-stakes missions to the red planet and one that, if successful, will put China on the front lines of interplanetary exploration.

NASA about to pull plug on Mars rover, silent for 8 months

NASA is trying one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, before calling it quits.

NASA spacecraft lands on red planet after six-month journey

A NASA spacecraft designed to burrow beneath the surface of Mars landed on the red planet Monday after a six-month, 300 million-mile journey and a perilous, six-minute descent through the rose-hued atmosphere.

‘Blood moon’ eclipse, Mars providing treat for skywatchers

Skywatchers around much of the world are being treated to a complete lunar eclipse Friday. The eclipse will be the longest this century.

NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars

A NASA rover on Mars has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops the planet and blots out the sun.

NASA launches InSight spacecraft to Mars to dig down deep

A robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides.

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North Carolina Azalea Festival announces 2021 Queen

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