NASA's Curiosity Mars rover took this selfie on May 12, 2019 (the 2,405th Martian day, or sol, of the mission). The rover was designed for 90 days of exploration, but remained functional for more than 5,000 Martian days. The "Name the Rover" public poll is now closed. Thousands of volunteer judges helped review more than 28,000 essay submissions from K-12 students nationwide. The shadow of NASA’s Opportunity rover on the Martian surface in 2004. Last Updated: 29th October, 2019 08:42 IST NASA Announces Contest For Students To Name Mars Rover NASA, USA's premier space research organisation, has launched a contest on Twitter inviting student applications to name the Mars rover set to launch in 2020. The prominent scientist behind the discovery of the structure of DNA will have her symbolic footprint on Mars in 2021. Participants from all over the world shared their favorite names with NASA, submitting more than 770,000 votes in the poll of the nine finalists . It's the final boarding call for you to stow your name on NASA's Mars 2020 rover before it launches to the Red Planet. You have until Sept. 30 to send your names to Mars aboard the Mars 2020 rover. The rover was designed for 90 days of exploration, but remained functional for more than 5,000 Martian days. The Sept. 30 deadline for NASA's "Send Your Name to Mars… Space fans have been sending names to Mars for more than two decades, and it’s that time again: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is taking names for the Mars 2020 rover mission. For details on how to submit a name for the 2020 Mars rover, visit: https://go.nasa.gov/name2020. Send Your Name to Mars. It will also study Mars' climate and geology, collect samples and … Send Your Name to Mars: Future Opportunities. The Sept. 30 deadline for NASA's "Send Your Name to Mars" campaign gives the mission enough time to stencil the submitted names - over 9.4 million so far - on a chip that will be affixed to the Mars 2020 rover. The Mars 2020 rover will lay the groundwork for eventual human exploration of Mars.

The plucky robot was still going until a dust storm on Mars last summer killed it. This Mars rover is hoped to travel to the Red Planet in July/August of 2020 and search for clues of life both past and present on Mars. NASA's Mars 2020 rover is set to launch next summer and land in Jezero Crater on the red planet in February 2021. Registration for Mars 2020 is now closed. In 2020, NASA is sending another rover to Mars, which is expected to land in early 2021. It's the final boarding call for you to stow your name on NASA's Mars 2020 rover before it launches to the Red Planet. NASA's six-wheeled rover landed on the red planet in January 2004 for what was billed as a 90-day mission. This panorama of a location called "Teal Ridge" was captured on Mars by the Mast Camera, or Mastcam, on NASA's Curiosity rover on June 18, 2019… NASA's six-wheeled rover landed on the red planet in January 2004 for what was billed as a 90-day mission. The shadow of NASA’s Opportunity rover on the Martian surface in 2004. Don't miss the out-of-this-world opportunity to name NASA's next Mars rover: U.S. students in kindergarten through 12 th grade, attending public, private or home schools, have only through Nov. 1 to propose their name for the rover to be launched to Mars in 2020.. Just think about what it means to have something you named conducting history-making science on the Red Planet - or, if … The plucky robot was still going until a dust storm on Mars last summer killed it. Sign up to be alerted of future opportunities. The ExoMars rover that will search for the building blocks of life on the Red Planet has a name: Rosalind Franklin. This new rover will provide sights and sounds on the surface of the red planet.