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Go Perseverance: Nuclear-Powered Rover Launch Imminent, Watch It Here
Go Perseverance: Nuclear-Powered Rover Launch Imminent, Watch It Here

30 Jul 2020, 11:37 UTC / NASA minutes away from launching a historic mission to Mars, one that could mark a series of firsts for human space exploration

 
Mars Rover Climbs Inside Atlas V Rocket, Launch Set by August 15
Mars Rover Climbs Inside Atlas V Rocket, Launch Set by August 15

11 Jul 2020, 12:32 UTC / The Perseverance Rover was fitted inside the capsule that will take it to Mars, and the entire assembly mounted on top an Atlas V rocket

 
Mars 2020 Rover Separates from Descent Stage with the Help of a Crane
Mars 2020 Rover Separates from Descent Stage with the Help of a Crane

7 Oct 2019, 15:44 UTC / NASA tested the separation of the rover from its descent stage by firing the pyrotechnic devices that held the two together

 
NASA Is Going to Find Life on Mars, and Soon
NASA Is Going to Find Life on Mars, and Soon

2 Oct 2019, 15:16 UTC / NASA chief scientist Jim Green says we'll find signs of life on Mars soon, questions the world's readiness to such an announcement

 
Nearly 10 Million Human Names to Travel to Mars in 2020
Nearly 10 Million Human Names to Travel to Mars in 2020

19 Sep 2019, 12:26 UTC / As the window to submit entries comes to an end, the agency says the Mars 2020 mission will have the names of at least 9.4 million passengers on board

 
T-Minus One Year Until Launch Window for Mars 2020 Mission Opens
T-Minus One Year Until Launch Window for Mars 2020 Mission Opens

18 Jul 2019, 09:46 UTC / In 2020, the Mars mission can depart at any time in the interval July 17 – August 5, depending on the weather and other factors

 
This Is How NASA Plans to Land the 2020 Rover on Mars
This Is How NASA Plans to Land the 2020 Rover on Mars

3 Jul 2019, 15:48 UTC / The 2020 rover's Terrain-Relative Navigation system will guide the spacecraft down towards a safe landing in the Jezero crater on Mars

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

1 Jul 2019, 09:59 UTC / 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

 
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 / 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

 
Dorky Video Explains How NASA Plans to Generate Oxygen on Mars
Dorky Video Explains How NASA Plans to Generate Oxygen on Mars

14 Jun 2019, 15:11 UTC / JPL systems engineer Jim Lewis explains in a NASA video how the MOXIE experiment on the Mars 2020 rover will generate oxygen

 
Mars Helicopter Readies Blades for Historic Mission
Mars Helicopter Readies Blades for Historic Mission

10 Jun 2019, 13:12 UTC / If successful, the Mars helicopter flight in 2021will allow for aerial reconnaissance of alien worlds from altitudes much more revealing than the distant orbit

 
Watch Live from JPL as the Mars 2020 Rover Is Being Built
Watch Live from JPL as the Mars 2020 Rover Is Being Built

10 Jun 2019, 09:00 UTC / A live webcam at NASA's JPL in Pasadena, California, shows in real time all that goes on in the bay where the rover is being assembled

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

4 Jun 2019, 15:41 UTC / 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 / 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 / NASA completes acoustic and thermal vacuum (TVAC) testing of the Mars 2020 spacecraft, all systems go for launch next year

 
Your Name Can Land on Mars with the 2020 Rover
Your Name Can Land on Mars with the 2020 Rover

22 May 2019, 09:58 UTC / Submission period for names that are to be sent to Mars on the 2020 mission is open, over 350,000 requests in the first day

 
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 / 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 / NASA engineers put together the spacecraft that will carry the 2020 Mars Rover to its destination, ship undergoing acoustic testing

 
Insect-Like NASA Mars Helicopter Shows Up in Official Photos
Insect-Like NASA Mars Helicopter Shows Up in Official Photos

29 Mar 2019, 10:04 UTC / The Mars Helicopter was airborne for one minute at an altitude of 2 inches (5 centimeters) and proved that it can fly in a Mars-like atmosphere

 
NASA Reveals Mars 2020 Already Landed on Mars Several Times During Simulations
NASA Reveals Mars 2020 Already Landed on Mars Several Times During Simulations

25 Mar 2019, 16:46 UTC / NASA tests the systems of the Mars 2020 rover in simulated landings conducted at the beginning of the year inside its facilities