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Cache and Not Carry: Next Mars Rover to Collect Samples For Return to Earth—someday

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Next Mars rover

NASA's next Mars rover will collect and store Martian rock samples for eventual return to Earth. In September 2013, NASA issued a call for proposals of instruments to pack onboard the rover.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Have rover, need payload. That's the state of things for NASA, which is planning to launch its next rover to Mars in 2020.

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