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20 Years On: How NASA's Twin Rovers Transformed Our Martian Perspective

20 years on: How NASA’s twin rovers changed Mars science

By NASA/JPL-Caltech

In January 2004, NASA's Spirit and Opportunity rovers made history by landing on Mars, revolutionizing our understanding of the red planet. Their incredible journey and groundbreaking discoveries have captivated the world for two decades, marking a pivotal moment in space exploration. Unearthing compelling evidence of Mars' watery past, these resilient rovers have redefined our perception of the planet's potential to harbor life. Through their exploration of diverse terrains, they have provided invaluable insight into the planet's geological history and environmental conditions.


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