Canadian Micro-Rover and Lander “Northern Light” Aim for Launch to Mars in 2018

Artist's concept of the Norther Light Lander on the Martian surface. Credit: Mars Rocks

Artist’s concept of the Norther Light Lander on the Martian surface.
Credit: Mars Rocks/Indiegogo

The first Canadian mission to Mars could be blasting off towards the Red Planet in just three years time. At least, that is what Thoth Technology, a Canadian aerospace company from Pembroke, Ontario, hopes to accomplish. And two days ago, they launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise the 1.1 million dollars needed to pay for all the hardware needed to make the mission happen.

If it is successful, it would be first Canadian mission to the surface of Mars.
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