Nasa prepares for mission to Mars with a trip to Iceland

Published: 14/08/2019
Nasa prepares for mission to Mars with a trip to Iceland
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

To prepare for the next mission to Mars in 2020, Nasa has taken to the lava fields of Iceland to get its new robotic space explorer ready for the job.With its black basalt sand, windswept dunes and craggy peaks, the Lambahraun lava field at the foot of Iceland’s second biggest glacier, Langjokull, was chosen as a stand-in for the Red Planet’s surface.For three weeks, 15 scientists and engineers se

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