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Unsuccessful Mars Rovers: The Failed Soviet Prop-M Rover

The Soviet Prop-M Mars Rover

The Soviet Prop-M Mars Rover

With the recent landing of NASA’s latest Mars rover, Curiosity, there has been a renewed excitement for discoveries to be found on Mars.  However, while the Curiosity rover currently has much of the attention of space rover fans, let’s take a moment and discuss all of the rovers that were sent to land on the planet but failed.  After all, Curiosity was not the first rover to attempt to land on Mars.

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