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Mars in a Minute: What Happens When the Sun Blocks Our Signal?

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About every two years, Earth and Mars wind up on opposite sides of the sun, which can block the signals sent by the rover. During this solar conjunction, scientists must ensure they do not lose any of the data being sent by “Curiosity.” Part of the “Mars in a Minute” series.

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Mars in a Minute
Episode 1
1 minute
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mars in a Minute
Episode 2
1 minute
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mars in a Minute
Episode 2
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Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mars in a Minute
Episode 4
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Mars in a Minute
Episode 5
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Episode 6
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Episode 7
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Episode 8
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