NASA Picks Dry Lake For Mars 2020 Rover Landing

Credit: Jezero Crater: NASA/JPL/JHUAPL/MSSS/Brown University
HOUSTON—NASA has selected Jezero Crater, an ancient dry lake with diverse landscapes, from among 64 candidates on the red planet as the landing site for its Mars 2020 rover. The rover is a mechanical geologist charged with gathering and caching rock and soil samples with possible evidence of past...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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