Exploring Mars

The Mars Science Laboratory is the greatest mission to ever explore another world. It probes the Red Planet’s ferocious past, uncovers its mysterious present and, through the search for life, it may be a precursor to future manned missions

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Author: Jonathan O’Callaghan

This 13-page feature from All About Space magazine is all about exploring Mars. The article starts by summarises some of the most ambitious robotic missions to date. Then, it covers the history of the robotic missions to the Red Planet, and details how the Mars Scientific Laboratory (MSL) is currently working towards uncovering the greatest unanswered questions about Mars.