“Edge of Space to Jezero Crater” — Testing MARS 2020 Rover

Jezero Crater Mars

 

“We first landed on Jezero Crater on Jan. 23rd,” said Heather Bottom, systems engineer for the Mars 2020 mission at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory describing NASA’s test simulation of the 27,000 actions and calculations the 2020 rover will perform in seven minutes in the early afternoon of Feb. 18, 2021 as it speeds through the hazardous transition from the edge of space to Jezero Crater. “And the rover successfully landed again on Mars two days later.” (more…)

“Proof of Alien Life in 20 Years” –NASA

Mars 2020 Mission

 

 

Humanity may not have to wait much longer to get our first evidence of E.T., NASA chief Jim Bridenstine said recently at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory headquarters. Bridenstine isn’t the only NASA leader to express optimism about the alien-life hunt. In 2015, Ellen Stofan, NASA’s chief scientist from 2013 to 2016, who predicted that NASA would find “proof of alien life in 20 years.”

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