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Was there ever life on Mars? Perseverance’s SHERLOC laser sniffs for microscopic clues
The ultraviolet “imager” is a life-hunting machine more than two decades in the making.
Perseverance’s giant ‘hand lens’ will scour Mars for signs of ancient life
An early version helped identify ancient life on Earth. Now its successor sits on the Red Planet.
At long last, NASA’s probe finally digs in on Mars
NASA unsticks its Martian digging probe by whacking it with a shovel.
NASA’s plan to save its stuck Mars drill involves a robot with a shovel
This 'mole' has been lodged in the Martian soil for months.
NASA officially ends the Opportunity rover’s 15-year mission
The longest-running surface mission laid the groundwork for some big things ahead.
Rosalind Franklin missed out on a Nobel, but now she’ll help look for life on Mars
A rover of her own.
NASA’s 2020 rover will search Mars for signs of life
And now we know exactly where it's going to poke around.
Megapixels: A rover snaps a pic as it hops along the surface of an asteroid
Japan landed two spacecraft on the surface of Ryugu.
These seafaring robots will search for life across the solar system
Submarines and rovers will go for a dive on the moons of Jupiter and Saturn
The Curiosity Mars rover’s wheels are starting to break
Not even space robots are immune to the effects of old age