The Mastcam-Z, located on the rover’s head, can zoom into images and will help the mission create 3D imagery more easily.
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Mars 2020 will explore a landscape shaped by water which is the 'Jezero Crater', the site of an ancient delta
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Anne Devereaux said, "The Indian scientists did very well. Lot of information (was) gathered. The orbiter has been successful".
The rover weighs roughly 570 kgs and travels at a leisurely speed of 20 centimetres per second here on Earth.
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The Lambahraun lava field in Iceland has been chosen to prepare the rover for Mars' surface.
It will continue the work of the "Curiosity" rover, which has been exploring Mars since 2012.
Here is a quick chronological glance at the space rovers that have gone to Mars and the Moon.
The helicopter is meant to test whether air travel is possible on Mars if controlled by people from Earth.
Viewers can ask questions of the engineers about the rover, mission during the 'Seeing 2020' broadcast.
The Mars 2020 rover & helicopter are scheduled to launch in June 2020 & touchdown on Mars in Feb 2021.
NASA's InSight spacecraft touched down on the sweeping red equatorial plains of Mars on 26 November.
Samples from the area will revolutionize how we understand Mars & its ability to harbour life: NASA.
The fracture, which occurred near the shield's outer edge and spans the circumference of the component, was discovered by NASA on April 12.
The Mars 2020 team will use data from these tests to finalize the design for its mission.
The landing sites have been narrowed down after a Nasa workshop to Columbia Hills at the Gusev Crater, the Jezero Crater and the NE Syrtis.
An MIT oxygen-creating instrument will fly on the upcoming Mars 2020 mission to study how to make oxygen out of the Martian atmosphere.