Million-Year Data Storage

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Million-Year Data Storage

. Annnnd hello and welcome to this week an engineer. Brought to you by engineering.. Mars rover 2020 NASA's Mars 2020 science definition team has released a report with details about the next rover which will search for signs of past not current life what mission planners call the next logical step in the search for extraterrestrial life the rover will use a sky crane from landing just like curiosity but will include the ability to drill core samples not just powder like curiosity and will be able to collect samples for a future as yet undefined sample return mission. It could occur as early as the mid 20 twenties or possibly 20 thirties no decision regarding a power source has been made although the baseline designed for planning is the same as curiosities are radio isotope thermoelectric generator or our team. Synthetic ...

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