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Deadline Closing for Names to Fly on NASA's Next Mars Rover
You have until Sept. 30 to send your names to Mars aboard the Mars 2020 rover. Read More >> Sign Up >>
NASA's Mars 2020 Comes Full Circle
Aiming to pinpoint the Martian vehicle's center of gravity, engineers took NASA's 2,300-pound Mars 2020 rover for a spin in the clean room at JPL. More >>
Send Your Name to Mars
NASA's Mars 2020 Rover is heading to the Red Planet. Submit your name by Sept. 30, 2019 and fly along! Sign Up >>
NASA Invites Students to Name Mars 2020 Rover
Through Nov. 1, K-12 students in the U.S. are encouraged to enter an essay contest to name NASA's next Mars rover. Read More >> Name the Rover Contest >>
Mars Helicopter Attached to Mars 2020 Rover
The helicopter will be first aircraft to perform flight tests on another planet. Read More >>
Curiosity Mission Update: A Fountain of Data
Recent Videos
InSight Landing on Mars
Rob Manning explains the critical steps that must happen in perfect sequence for InSight to land safely on the surface of Mars. Watch Video >>
Testing a Parachute for Mars
On Sept. 7 NASA’s ASPIRE project broke a record when its rocket-launched parachute deployed in 4-10ths of a second - the fastest inflation of this size chute in history. Watch Video >>
Crazy Engineering: Space Claw
When NASA's InSight lands on Mars, it will be the first mission on another planet to use a robotic arm to grasp instruments and place them on the surface. Watch Video >>
How Do You Choose a Landing Site?
Where are the Spacecraft?
Where is the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter?
View the simulated views and computer generated images of where Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is now. More >>
Where is Curiosity?
See a map of Curiosity's current location ›
Where are the Rovers?
Opportunity has reached Endeavour crater where it will spend time studying rocks never seen before. After a successful six-year mission, Spirit's mission has officially concluded. See the latest location maps  and  status reports.
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Mars in The Palm of Your Hands
Tune in with Mars on the go.Download the Be A Martian App, on your Android, iPhone, Windows Phone and Tablets! More >>
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Have you ever wondered why Mars is red?
Or, how big is the Mars Science Laboratory rover? Ask NASA Mars your questions. Ask a Question >>
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