NASA descends on Icelandic lava field to prepare for Mars  New Straits Times

THE LAMBAHRAUN LAVA FIELD, Islande: To prepare for the next mission to Mars in 2020, NASA has taken to the lava fields of Iceland to get its new robotic ...

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As NASA gears up a decade-long effort to return samples from Mars, some scientists are worried that the campaign may not leave any money for other missions.As NASA gears up a decade-long effort to return samples from Mars, some scientists are worried that the campaign may not leave any money for other missions.

Scientists worry about long-term future of NASA’s Mars exploration program - SpaceNews.com

While separated by half a century, NASA's Apollo 11 and Mars 2020 missions share the same historic goal: returning samples to Earth.While separated by half a century, NASA's Apollo 11 and Mars 2020 missions share the same historic goal: returning samples to Earth.

Space Samples Link NASA's Apollo 11 and Mars 2020 – NASA’s Mars Exploration Program

The European space agency plan on getting samples weighing at least 500 gm back from Mars.The European space agency plan on getting samples weighing at least 500 gm back from Mars.

ESA joins with NASA to help build a Mars courier service for bringing back samples from the red planet- Technology News, Firstpost

Utilising its sensors and camera, the rover gathers and classifies data from its environmentUtilising its sensors and camera, the rover gathers and classifies data from its environment

Watch | NASA tests new Mars rover on Iceland's lava field - The Hindu

To prepare for the next mission to Mars in 2020, NASA has taken to the lava fields of Iceland to get its new robotic space explorer ready for the job.To prepare for the next mission to Mars in 2020, NASA has taken to the lava fields of Iceland to get its new robotic space explorer ready for the job.

NASA Descends On Icelandic Lava Field To Prepare For 2020 Mars Mission