Space missions to the Moon, Mars or an asteroid can take years from drawing board to launch pad, and once a spacecraft arrives at its distant destination, the technology absolutely has to work. Learn more about the extensive series of testing, tweaking, and design changes such technologies must go through before leaving Earth.
- The Canadian Space Agency's Fleet of Rovers
- Curiosity and the Mars Science Laboratory Mission
- Mars, the Fascinating Red Planet
- Canada, say "OLA" to an asteroid (OSIRIS-REx)
- Phoenix Mars Mission
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