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How a solar-powered lander is finally on its way to Mars

The first step towards a human landing on Mars has been taken: A solar-paneled lander has successfully entered the Martian atmosphere and is now heading towards the Red Planet.On Sunday, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, successfully sent the SLS-III, a giant rocket and rocket booster, into orbit at 3:38pm local time (1:38am