Meet the Mission that could Detect Life on Mars: The Mars 2020 Rover

Meet Mars 2020 — NASA’s newest robotic explorer headed to the Red Planet.

Artist’s rendering of the Mars 2020 rover. Image: NASA

The Mars 2020 rover is the latest in a long series of vehicles that wheel around the red planet. Mars 2020 inherits much of the same design as NASA’s previous Mars Rover, Curiosity (officially known as Mars Science Laboratory or MSL). The SUV-sized Curiosity rover, which is…

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