Move Over, Energizer Bunny! NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover Just Got Its Nuclear Battery

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover is fueling up for the Red Planet.

NASA’s next spacecraft on Mars is getting a nuclear battery to do science on the Red Planet.

The Mars 2020 rover will soon be fueled using a multi-mission radioisotope thermoelectric generator, which is essentially a battery to keep it warm and productive on its mission in search of signs of habitability on Mars. Read more.

Tags: Astronomy