‘Perseverance’ Winning Entry In Mars Rover Naming Contest

Artist's concept of Mars 2020 Rover.
Credit: NASA
NASA’s Mars 2020 rover was formally named “Perseverance” March 5, the winning entry in a contest that spawned 28,000 entries submitted from students in grades K through 12 from every U.S. state and territory. The winning entry, backed up by an essay, was submitted by Alex Mather, a seventh grader...

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