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Breaking News From Mars:

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Closer to Getting Its Name

155 students from across the U.S. have been chosen as semifinalists in NASA's essay contest to name the Mars 2020 rover, and see it launch from Cape Canaveral this July.

Current Weather On Mars:

InSight sol 408 (2020-01-19) low -97.1ºC (-142.7ºF) high -16.0ºC (3.1ºF) winds from the SSW at 5.2 m/s (11.6 mph) gusting to 20.7 m/s (46.3 mph) pressure at 6.40 hPapic.twitter.com/tIqoEyK2Uk

Mars Facts:

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Description
Equatorial Diameter: 6,792 km
Polar Diameter: 6,752 km
Mass: 6.42 x 10^23 kg (10.7% Earth)
Moons: 2 (Phobos & Deimos)
Orbit Distance: 227,943,824 km (1.52 AU)
Orbit Period: 687 days (1.9 years)
Surface Temperature: -153 to 20 °C
First Record: 2nd millennium BC
Recorded By: Egyptian astronomers