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How NASA strategically paints its vehicles for space

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NASA's Mars 2020 rover is scheduled to land on the red planet on February 18, 2021.
Painting a vehicle for an alien world is a lot different from painting a car - the paint is made to endure the extreme temperatures of Mars.
Watch the video above to learn how NASA paints all of its Mars rovers.
WATCH NEXT: Why it's so difficult to land a spacecraft on Mars .
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Following is a transcript of the video. Narrator: Getting one of NASA's vehicles into space takes engineering, aerodynamics, lots of science, and a special paint job. This is NASA's...
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