Mars Missions

Australia supports the NASA mission to Mars

Space travel to Mars and back

Mars Exploration 2020 Launch

On 29th July 2020, NASA will be launching the latest mission to explore the Martian landscape. 

The mission is called the Mars 2020 Perseverance Mission.  Perseverance is the name of the exploration vehicle, the most sophisticated roving vehicle to be sent to the Red Planet.  The name Perseverance was chosen to embody NASA’s determination to overcome all challenges in accomplishing this latest space exploration mission.

Only one other Mars rover is still in operation.  Curiosity Rover is currently exploring Mount Sharp in the middle of a crater called Gale Crater.

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Australia to support the US Mars mission