Mars 2020 Rover Engagement Activities

Name the Rover ContestBeginning in Fall 2019, NASA will run a nationwide “Name the Rover” contest open to K–12 students in the U.S. Entries are now being accepted. The deadline is November 1, 2019. https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/participate/name-the-rover/

Judges are also needed for the “Name the Rover” contest: https://www.futureengineers.org/registration/judge/nametherover.

All are invited to watch the live feed from the Spacecraft Assembly Facility cleanroom at JPL, where engineers are building and testing Mars 2020 before it is shipped to its launch site. https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/mission/where-is-the-rover

“Spotlight on Education” highlights events and programs that provide opportunities for planetary scientists to become involved in education and public engagement. If you know of space science educational programs or events that should be included, please contact the Lunar and Planetary Institute’s Education Department at education@lpi.usra.edu.