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Mars 2020 Will Hunt for Microscopic Fossils
A new paper identifies a ring of minerals at the rover's landing site that are ideal for fossilizing microbial life. MORE
Screening: 'The Pathfinders' Trains Lens on Mars
With the Mars 2020 mission ramping up, the documentary — the first of four about past JPL missions to the Red Planet to be shown at Caltech — tells a gripping backstory. Read More › Register Online ›
NASA Mars Mission Connects With Bosnian
A letter from NASA was presented to the mayor of Jezero, Bosnia-Herzegovina, honoring the connection between the town and Jezero Crater, the Mars 2020 rover landing site. MORE
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 >>
Mars Helicopter Attached to Mars 2020 Rover
The helicopter will be first aircraft to perform flight tests on another planet. Read More >>
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 >>
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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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