NASA'S MARS MISSION GOAL: FIND EVIDENCE OF PAST LIFE ON THE RED PLANET
NPR's Noel King speaks with Nina Lanza, a geologist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Adam Steltzner, chief engineer of the Perseverance Mars rover, about NASA's Mars Exploration Program.
COULD NUCLEAR POWER AID IN TRAVEL TO MARS?
Nuclear power is potentially dangerous. So is sending humans to Mars. But some researchers think a nuclear-powered rocket might be the best way to travel to the red planet.
NASA RELEASES VIDEO OF PERSEVERANCE ROVER LANDING ON MARS
NASA released videos of the rover called Perseverance as it descended to the surface of Mars. The space agency also outlined what the rover will be doing in its first few days on Mars.