Mars 2020 rover

Of Course Mars 2020 is Going to Get a New Name. NASA is Looking for Judges for an Upcoming Naming Contest

NASA and its partner organizations are launching the "Name that Rover" competition, which gives students from all over the US…

1 year ago

You Can Use a Live Webcam to Watch NASA Build the Mars 2020 Rover

NASA's next mission to the surface of Mars is called the 2020 rover (in case you didn't know already.) It's…

1 year ago

How Will NASA and ESA Handle Mars Samples When They Get Them Back to Earth?

We've learned a lot about Mars in recent years. Multiple orbiters and hugely-successful rover missions have delivered a cascade of…

1 year ago

This is Where Mars 2020 Rover is Heading. From this Picture, I Think You Can Guess Why

Get used to hearing the name "Jezero Crater." It's the landing site for NASA's Mars 2020 rover. The 2020 rover…

1 year ago

This Strange Feature on Mars was Probably the Result of an Ancient Volcanic Explosion

A strange feature on the surface of Mars has kept scientists guessing about its origin. It's a surface deposit of…

1 year ago

Don’t Forget, Curiosity’s Sister Rover is Flying to Mars in 2020

The Mars 2020 mission is getting ever closer to the day when it will be launched to the Red Planet.

1 year ago

NASA Senior Engineer Kobie Boykins talks About Exploring Mars. And I was There to See it!

I recently had the honor of attending a Nat Geo Live talk hosted by Kobie Boykins. As NASA JPL's chief…

1 year ago

Mars Helicopter Completes More Test Flights. It’s Almost Ready to go to Mars

We've known for some time that NASA is sending a helicopter to Mars. The vehicle, called the Mars Helicopter, is…

1 year ago

Lakes on Mars Filled up so Quickly They Would Overflow Catastrophically Carving Canyons Within Weeks

According to a new study, ancient lakes on Mars filled up so quickly that they overflowed, carving canyons in the…

2 years ago

It’s Decided, the Mars 2020 Rover Will Land in Jezero Crater

Jezero crater is the landing spot for NASA's upcoming 2020 rover. The crater is a rich geological site, and the…

2 years ago