We are getting ready for the 2019 Mars Robot Showcase. The future is all about getting robots ready for Mars. The Barboza Space Center will be hosting the first Mars Robot Showcase. Questions: Suprschool@aol.com
- What robots are needed for Mars?
- What robots can you prototype right now?
- Are you a robot designer and builder?
- What ideas do you have for Mars?
Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere , having surface features reminiscent both of the impact craters of the Moon and the valleys, deserts, and polar ice caps of Earth . The rotational period and seasonal cycles of Mars are likewise similar to those of Earth, as is the tilt that produces the seasons. Mars is the site of Olympus Mons , the largest volcano and second-highest known mountain in the Solar System , and of Valles Marineris , one of the largest canyons in the Solar System.