Talk about some cool selfies! Check out these photos that the Mars Rover took of itself and the Red Planet on February 26th. According to CNN, the Rover made history by powering up its steepest hill to date, the Greenheugh Pediment, which is at a 31-degree tilt. On the way up, the Rover’s drivers paused […]Continue Reading 93 words
NASA asked school children nominate names for the new Mars rover and the agency announced the winner, Perseverance, late last week from among 28,000 nominations. Alex Mather, a seventh-grader from Springfield, Va., submitted the winning entry and said he was inspired by a NASA Space Camp visit where he saw a giant model of a […]Continue Reading 163 words
There is an important election happening right now! You can vote to name NASA’s next Mars rover. The Agency held an essay contest and invited students from around the country to propose a fitting name for NASA’s Mars 2020 rover and write a short essay about it. The nine finalists are: Endurance, K-4, Oliver Jacobs […]Continue Reading 127 words
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