Monday, August 17, 2020

Creations from the Build a Mars Rover Challenge

July 2020 saw the launch of NASA’s Perseverance Rover, a historic next step in humanity’s exploration of Mars. Due to land in February 2021, Perseverance will introduce fresh innovations to the planet’s study, including the first device for powered flight on Mars, the Helicopter Ingenuity. It will also set the stage for one of the most ambitious projects to date: the return of Martian samples to Earth! We wanted to give students the chance to take part in the excitement, so we challenged them to create their own Mars rovers. We encouraged learners to consider the scientific questions their Mars... Posted at