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Perseverance Is the Name of NASA’s New Mars Rover
Perseverance Is the Name of NASA’s New Mars Rover

6 Mar 2020, 09:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The 2020 Mars Rover gets officially named Perseverance, the name coming from a seventh-grader from Virginia named Alexander Mather

 
Mars 2020 Rover to Shoot Ultra Hot Lasers Out of Its Head
Mars 2020 Rover to Shoot Ultra Hot Lasers Out of Its Head

11 Feb 2020, 10:50 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The SuperCam on the Mars 2020 rover will be used to vaporize the surface of Martian rocks in the search for signs of life

 
Vote Your Favorite 2020 Mars Rover Name from This List of Final 9
Vote Your Favorite 2020 Mars Rover Name from This List of Final 9

22 Jan 2020, 11:00 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The nine names for the rover are Endurance, Tenacity, Promise, Perseverance, Vision, Clarity, Ingenuity, Fortitude, and Courage

 
From Dusty to Archimedes, These Are the Final 155 Names for the Mars 2020 Rover
From Dusty to Archimedes, These Are the Final 155 Names for the Mars 2020 Rover

16 Jan 2020, 10:15 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Out of 28,000 submissions, these are the final 155 names for the 2020 Mars rover. They include Propulsion Major Crater, Reconnoiter, or Asteria Morpheus

 
First Test Drive of the Mars 2020 Rover Caught on Film, All Systems Green
First Test Drive of the Mars 2020 Rover Caught on Film, All Systems Green

19 Dec 2019, 10:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Mars 2020 rover conducts its first ever test drive on Earth, the six-wheeler performs flawlessly and gets engineers excited

 
Mars 2020 Now Testing Its Instruments at JPL
Mars 2020 Now Testing Its Instruments at JPL

28 Oct 2019, 10:05 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The American space agency announced last week the rover is now at JPL’s Simulator Building, where it is undergoing final testing

 
Mars 2020 Rover Turns Handyman as Robotic Arm Installed
Mars 2020 Rover Turns Handyman as Robotic Arm Installed

1 Jul 2019, 09:59 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Five electric motors are used to drive the arm of the rover, and the five joints allow it to bend to the required angle for the task ahead

 
Mars 2020 Rover Naming Competition Opens This Fall
Mars 2020 Rover Naming Competition Opens This Fall

26 Jun 2019, 15:53 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The naming competition for the new Mars rover will begin this fall, supported by Battelle Education and Future Engineers.

 
This Is How the Wheels NASA's New Rover Will Use Look Like
This Is How the Wheels NASA's New Rover Will Use Look Like

21 Jun 2019, 09:14 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The wheels you see fitted on the machine are not the actual ones the rover will use in its mission, but they are engineering models

 
Mars 2020 Rover Gets HD Color Cameras That Zoom
Mars 2020 Rover Gets HD Color Cameras That Zoom

4 Jun 2019, 15:41 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Mars 2020 rover is fitted with two Mastcam-Z high-definition cameras with a resolution of less than one-and-a-half inches (38 mm) from over 330 feet away

 
NASA Uses Helicopter to Test Mars 2020 Lander Camera Systems
NASA Uses Helicopter to Test Mars 2020 Lander Camera Systems

27 May 2019, 14:41 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / LSV uses cameras to take images of the terrain below the descending craft, trying to match them with onboard maps and data

 
Mars 2020 Spacecraft Has All the Air Sucked from Around It, Survives
Mars 2020 Spacecraft Has All the Air Sucked from Around It, Survives

24 May 2019, 09:48 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA completes acoustic and thermal vacuum (TVAC) testing of the Mars 2020 spacecraft, all systems go for launch next year

 
NASA Shows Spacecraft That Will Carry the 2020 Rover to Mars
NASA Shows Spacecraft That Will Carry the 2020 Rover to Mars

20 May 2019, 09:06 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The spacecraft was photographed in the Space Simulator Facility at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, nearly complete

 
Metal Puzzle at JPL Begins Coming Together to Form the Mars 2020 Spacecraft
Metal Puzzle at JPL Begins Coming Together to Form the Mars 2020 Spacecraft

19 Apr 2019, 09:46 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA engineers put together the spacecraft that will carry the 2020 Mars Rover to its destination, ship undergoing acoustic testing

 
NASA to Announce 2020 Mars Rover Landing Site on Monday
NASA to Announce 2020 Mars Rover Landing Site on Monday

19 Nov 2018, 09:02 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Landing site for the 2020 Mars Rover mission is to be announced on Monday by NASA. The rover will reach the site in February 2021

 
Mars 2020 Rover Needs a Name, NASA Launches Competition
Mars 2020 Rover Needs a Name, NASA Launches Competition

24 Sep 2018, 08:54 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA will ask students in grades K-12 to propose and justify a possible name for the Mars 2020 rover, also looking for sponsors for the competition.

 
Terraforming Mars - The 2020 Rover
Terraforming Mars - The 2020 Rover

12 Aug 2018, 08:09 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / There are now two years left before probably humanity's last rover before an actual human sets foot on Mars departs our home planet.