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Showing posts with label Alex Mather. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Alex Mather. Show all posts

Friday, March 6, 2020

Meet Perseverance: Mars rover gets name ahead of July launch


Meet Perseverance: Mars rover gets name ahead of July launch


Article Excerpt: "... The name was suggested by Alex Mather, a Virginia seventh-grader, as part of a naming contest for U.S. schoolchildren. The U.S. space agency announced it Thursday at Alex's school in Burke, Virginia, and he got to read his winning essay live on NASA TV. “We are a species of explorers and we will meet many setbacks on the way to Mars. However, we can persevere,” Alex wrote..."


Reference: www.nhregister.com