Mars 2020 Rover: T-Minus One Year and Counting

The launch period for NASA's next rover, Mars 2020, opens exactly one year from today, July 17, 2020, and extends through Aug. 5, 2020. VIEW IMAGE

A Neil Armstrong for Mars: Landing the Mars 2020 Rover

NASA's newest rover will have an autopilot called Terrain-Relative Navigation. MORE

NASA Selects Partners for Naming Contest, Seeks Judges

The contest for U.S. schoolchildren will open in fall 2019, but judges can sign up now. MORE

Watch NASA Build Its Next Mars Rover

A newly installed webcam offers the public a live, bird's-eye view of NASA's Mars 2020 rover as it takes shape at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Read Feature >> Watch Live >>
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July 17 2020