Robotic Toolkit Added to NASA's Mars 2020 Rover

The bit carousel, which lies at the heart of the rover's Sample Caching System, is now aboard NASA's newest rover. 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

Mars 2020's Hot Wheels

A team of engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, install the legs and wheels VIEW IMAGE
Countdown To Launch
July 17 2020