What’s Happening in Space in 2021?
Mars 2020 rover, artist impression. Credit: NASA

What’s Happening in Space in 2021?

31/12/2020Written by Alex Thompson

2020 brought considerable success in space from all corners of the globe. What will happen in 2021?

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