ESA’s ‘interplanetary cargo ship’ to carry Mars rocks to Earth in 2031

On July 30, NASA is set to launch the Perseverance rover toward Mars on a mission to search for biosignatures of ancient life within the planet’s Jerezo Crater. The soil samples collected by the rover would then be launched from the Martian surface into orbit, where a European-made “cargo ship” will intercept the container. The […]