NASA wants your input on its Mars sample return project

NASA is asking the public to comment on an environmental assessment for its Mars sample return effort.

The project, a collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), aims to bring to Earth samples gathered by the Perseverance Mars rover, perhaps as early as 2033. Once they’re here, scientists in labs around the world will scrutinize them for signs of Mars life and clues about the Red Planet’s evolutionary history.



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