Scientists Explore Outback as Testbed for Mars

Australia provides a great place for NASA's Mars 2020 and the ESA-Roscosmos ExoMars scientists to hone techniques in preparation for searching for signs ancient life on Mars. MORE

Samples from the Moon and Mars

While separated by half a century, NASA's Apollo 11 and Mars 2020 missions share same historic goal: returning samples to Earth. MORE

Next Mars Rover has 20/20 Vision

Mars 2020 rover underwent an eye exam after several cameras were installed on the rover. VIEW IMAGE

MEDLI2 Installation on Mars 2020 Aeroshell Begins

Hardware installed onto NASA's Mars 2020 entry vehicle this week will help to increase the safety of future Mars landings. MORE

We've Got the Power

NASA gives the go-ahead to fuel the Mars 2020 rover's Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator, which will power the rover and help keep it warm while exploring Mars. MORE
Countdown To Launch
July 17 2020