The distance to mars is 7.5 x 1010 meters how long does it take for a radio signal from mars pathfinder to be received by nasa on earth?

Answer light travels at approximately 300,000,000 m/s, so to pass 7.5*1010 meters it would take: 7.5*1010/300,000,000=250 seconds = 4.167 minutes P.S. Mars is not that close, in real life the signal ta... Read More »

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Why did NASA send the Pathfinder to Mars?

they had learned about space and how every thing worked and they set up satellite to see what happened in space when they weren't there

When was Mars Pathfinder launched by NASA?

1:58am (EST) December 4th 1996 and landed on mars on July 4th 1997 and continued operating until September 27th that year

How did nasa get the Mars rover on Mars?

The Spirit and Opportunity rovers were each launched on an Atlas V rocket, travelled throughout space for about 6 months, then parachuted through Mars's atmosphere and landed by Inflating large air... Read More »

How long has nasa's Spirit been on Mars?

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