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Taking #Mars2020 for a spin The rover underwent a spin table test to reveal its center of gravity, a key part of ensuring a safe journey to Mars:
🤔 DYK Jupiter's iconic Great Red Spot is a 10,000-mile-wide (16,000-kilometer-wide) storm that has been raging since at least the 1800s — and possibly for more than 350 years. 📸 @NASAJuno #ThursdayThoughts
The most ambitious crossover announcement in space? @NASAInSight just named @RollingStones Rock" on Mars in honor of the band. Watch @RobertDowneyJr announce the @NASA news live on stage at the Rose Bowl ahead of tonight's concert. #MarsRocks
The wise old Moon shows its age After billions of years of cooling, the Moon continues to shrink. This @NASA study shows how wrinkle ridges, curved hills and shallow trenches are forming as the Moon loses heat: