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Lockheed Martin Wins NASA Contracts for 1st Mars Sample Retrieval Mission MAV Rocket, Cruise Stage and Earth Return Capsule

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  NASA has awarded Lockheed Martin a trio of contracts critical to carrying out the world’s first ever Mars Sample Return (MSR) campaign in order to successfully retrieve and return the first ever soil and rock samples from the Martian surface to Earth – currently being gathered by the Perseverance rover and destined