Mars 2020 Cost, Technical Issues Could Halt Midyear Launch

Credit: Mars: NASA
NASA’s Mars 2020 robotic rover mission faces potential cost and technical challenges that could jeopardize efforts to meet a 20-day, midyear launch window, the agency’s inspector general cautions in a program audit. The $2.4 billion endeavor is intended to seek out evidence of past microbial life on...
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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