12 Feb 2019, 09:02 UTC / The spacecraft has enough fuel to last it well into 2030, and the space agency plans to use it as relay for as long as possible
20 Nov 2018, 10:00 UTC / NASA decides on a landing site for the 2020 Mars rover. The location chosen for the landing is the Jezero Crater north of the planet's interior
19 Nov 2018, 09:02 UTC / 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
26 Sep 2018, 13:56 UTC / New MIT software can submit proposals of landing sites for Martian rovers by calculating the probability of the machines to perform various tasks.
24 Sep 2018, 08:54 UTC / 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.
5 Sep 2018, 12:56 UTC / NASA administrator considering allowing astronauts to pursue suitable commercial endorsements just like basketball players.
3 Sep 2018, 11:46 UTC / Third test of the ASPIRE supersonic parachute is set to take place on September 7 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
8 Aug 2018, 10:00 UTC / The Department of Energy begins fuelling and testing of the nuclear generator that will power the Mars 2020 rover for its mission on Mars.
10 Jul 2018, 14:58 UTC / Starting with the Mars 2020 mission, NASA and the ESA will begin efforts to bring to Earth samples of Martian soil collected by rovers.
14 May 2018, 06:42 UTC / NASA will deploy a small helicopter on Mars during the 2020 mission to prove the viability of heavier-than-air flight on the planet.