Children have named the entirety of NASA's Mars rovers - Sojourner, which propelled in 1996; Spirit and Opportunity, which lifted off in 2003; and Curiosity, which arrived on Mars in 2012 and is still there. But before this happens, the rover needs a name.
Vision, 5-8, Hadley Green of Mississippi.
Fortitude, 9-12, Anthony Yoon from Oklahoma. If you are interested in choosing a name for the rover, do note that you have one week left until the voting closes on January 28 at midnight EST (0500 GMT).
Ingenuity, 9-12, Vaneeza Rupani from Alabama.
Tenacity, K-4, Eamon Reilly from Pennsylvania.
When Mars2020 reaches its destination, in mid-February of 2021, it will be landing in Jezero Crater.
Endurance, K-4, Oliver Jacobs of Virgina.
Courage, 9-12, Tori Gray from Louisiana.
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The rover, which weighs more than 1000kg, will search for signs of past microbial life, collect samples and it'll also help experts learn more about the planet's climate and surface.
NASA is nearly ready to send its next rover to Mars.
Mars 2020 is part of a larger program that includes missions to the Moon as a way to prepare for human exploration of the Red Planet.
NASA has revealed the nine finalists in its Mars 2020 rover naming contest.
NASA representatives selected the finalists from a competition to determine the names of the newly developed Rover.
"After the poll closes, the nine student finalists will discuss their rover names with a panel including [NASA Planetary Science Division director Lori] Glaze, NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins, NASA-JPL rover driver Nick Wiltsie and Clara Ma, who earned the honor of naming the Mars rover Curiosity as a sixth-grade student in 2009", NASA officials wrote in a statement.
The winning student will be invited to watch the new rover launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. According to NASA, the results of the poll will be "a consideration" as the final name is chosen. Almost 4,700 eligible judge volunteers were selected from a diverse pool of educators, professionals, and space enthusiasts and were instrumental in selecting the semifinalists.