Alabama high school student had suggested the name in an essay contest.

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Alex Mather, winner of NASA’s rover-naming contest, will get to see it launch this summer.

The public can vote on the next rover’s name on NASA’s website.


Small rumble signals to scientists that Mars is still geologically active.

The Mars rover was declared dead by NASA after months of silence.

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The robot will dig deep into the Red Planet to see what happened 4.5 billion years ago.

  • Associated Press
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NASA’s Habitat Challenge asks for designs that can be built by 3-D printers.

  • Marylou Tousignant
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We asked KidsPost readers to show us what a new era in U.S. human spaceflight looks like.

President John Kennedy’s challenge was to put a man on the moon, but a return has a different purpose.

Earth’s neighbor will appear brighter and larger during closest approach in 15 years.

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