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Delicate solar panels of Martian lander are tested before launch

13 Feb 2018, 07:00 UTC
Delicate solar panels of Martian lander are tested before launch Lockheed Martin Space

THESE intricate solar panels will help unlock the deepest secrets of Mars. They were opened in a test facility at Lockheed Martin’s Space division in Colorado as part of a check of NASA’s InSight lander. The craft is due to blast off on its journey to the surface of the Red Planet in May.

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