News Archive / Tagged: Mars 2020 Rover
Curiosity mission team operates rover from homeJim SharkeyMay 13th, 2020
While the majority of scientists and engineers who work at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California are currently off-site, that doesn’t mean that their work supporting interplanetary missions has ground to a halt.
Cameras on Mars 2020 rover confirmed to have perfect visionLaurel KornfeldAugust 7th, 2019
Tests conducted on several of the cameras that have been installed on the Mars 2020 rover have confirmed that they have perfect, 20/20 This is one of the more critical aspects of the mission as it will help guide the vision.
NASA’s Mars 2020 rover stacked for testingJim SharkeyApril 25th, 2019
NASA's Mars 2020 mission has reached a crucial milestone in preparation for its launch, currently scheduled for July of 2020. In recent weeks, major spacecraft components and test equipment have been tucked inside the entry capsule in a process known as 'vehicle stacking.'
Sites and snapshots: Focus on Mars increasing with Mars 2020 and MarCO missionsJim SharkeyOctober 24th, 2018
NASA's Mars 2020 rover and InSight's companion, Mars Cube One, continue to blaze a path to the flash-frozen world as word of a new possible location for Martian life emerges.
JPL unveils efforts to explore Mars to NASA AdministratorJason RhianAugust 27th, 2018
PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine paid a visit to the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory today, Monday Aug. 27, 2018 and was provided a review of NASA's efforts to explore the Red Planet.
Mars 2020 rover heat shield fracture discoveredJason RhianApril 29th, 2018
The heat shield planned to be used for NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission developed a fracture during structural testing, a post-test inspection showed. NASA said this issue should not impact the mission's launch readiness date of July 17, 2020.