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NASA Invites Students to Name Next Mars Rover

Posted on: September 5th, 2019 in: National NASA

The Mars 2020 Rover is preparing to launch to the Red Planet in July 2020, but it doesn’t have a name yet. NASA is asking K-12 students across the United States to send in essays with their best name ideas by Nov. 1, 2019. One grand prize winner will name the rover and be invited to see the spacecraft launch in July 2020 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

To learn more, please read the full press release.

Name the Rover Flyer