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NASA descends on Icelandic lava field to prepare for Mars mission in 2020

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has started to prepare for the next mission to Mars in 2020. To get exposure, they have used the lava fields of Iceland. As per the media reports, experts have claimed that Iceland's volcanic island in the middle of the North Atlantic is in many ways similar to Mars. Mission Control has informed that they are planning to return to Iceland next summer before the launch of the next Mars rover mission, scheduled between July 17 and August 5, 2020. Src: https://bit.ly/2YNWMXF

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NASA shares a photo of International Space Station passing by the Sun

NASA has shared a new image of the celestial body that showed the International Space Station (ISS) passing in front of the sun. The photo is beautiful. As per NASA that travelling around the sun isn't exceptionally irregular for the ISS, which circles the Earth about every 90 minutes, but getting one time and equipment just right for a great image is uncommon. NASA further said that the sun with no sunspots is an uncommon sight too. Src: https://bit.ly/2xOweFJ

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NASA Shares an image of blue Mars sunset and sunrise.

NASA released pictures of Mars sunset and sunrise captured by its InSight lander in April. The shots were taken around 5.30 am and then again at 6.30 pm. The images were raw and color corrected. The Sun on Mars appeared to be only two third the size compared to earth.

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NASA to send first Woman on Moon by 2024.

NASA promises to send a Woman to Moon by 2024. NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine told media, “The first woman will be an American on the surface of the moon in five years". The 2024 ride to Moon will have notable differences and by 2028 U.S will have the permanent infrastructure, reusable to return from the moon. "We can have access to the entirety of the moon," Bridenstine said. "Any time we want, anywhere we want, we can get to the surface of the moon", he added.

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