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NASA launches new rover into Mars; local NASA space ambassador teaches children about their missions

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NASA launches new rover into Mars; local NASA space ambassador teaches children about their missions
July 30 NASA is launching their new rover, Perseverance, into space.

OFF.NASA'S"PERSEVERANCE"ROVER LAUNCHESTOWARD MARS...TOMORROWMORNING... TO LOOKFOR SIGNS OF LIFE.IT WON'T GETTHERE... UNTILFEBRUARY.IF EVERYTHINGGOES TO PLAN...PERSEVERANCE WILLTOUCH DOWN ATJEZERO CRATER --WHERE SCIENTISTSSAY A LAKE ANDRIVER EXISTEDBILLIONS OF YEARSAGO.THE CRAFT WILLSPEND AT LEAST ONEMARTIAN YEAR -- ORALMOST TWO EARTHYEARS -- STUDYINGGEOLOGY AND ROCKCHEMISTRY...COLLECTING ROCKSAMPLES... ANDPERFORMINGEXPERIMENTS TOPREPARE FORHUMANEXPLORATION."WE'RE GOING TO GOTHERE AND LOOKFOR SIGNS OFANCIENT LIFE, NOTLITTLE GREEN MEN,BUT MORE LIKEANCIENT MICROBIALLIFE, IT'S AN ANCIENTRIVER BED, MARSUSED TO HAVEWATER ON EARTHWHEN YOU HAVEWATER THAT'S WHATYOU NEED FOR LIFE."IT'S ALL ABOUTTIMING.ANDY SAYS THEYHAVE A TWO-WEEKLAUNCH WINDOW...OR THEY'LL HAVE TOWAIT ANOTHER TWOYEARS.AS A NASAAMBASSADOR... ANDYTEACHES SPACEEXPLORATION INCLASSROOMS ANDCOMMUNITIESTHROUGHOUT IDAHO.YOU CAN LEARNMORE... BYSEARCHING FOR THISSTORY... ON IDAHONEWS 6 - DOT - COM."AND NOW,




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