Once settled, the solar-powered craft will spend one Martian year - two Earth years - plumbing the depths of the planet's interior for clues to how Mars took form and, by extension, how the Earth and other rocky planets came into being.
But Jezero came out a victor as it offers promising sampling targets of at least five kinds of rock, including clays and carbonates that have high potential to preserve signatures of past life, as revealed by NASA in a press statement.
There are a number of factors that NASA had to consider while choosing a landing site.
As it once hosted an ancient lake-delta system, NASA hopes Jezero also contains a variety of minerals, which would hugely help discover more about the red planet.
The US space agency's mission to place a next-generation rover on the Martian surface is scheduled to launch in July 2020. Utilizing information from NASA's armada of Mars orbiters, they will outline landscape in more noteworthy detail and distinguish districts of intrigue - places with the most fascinating geographical highlights, for instance - where Mars 2020 could gather the best science tests. But landing safely isn't a slam dunk: Scientists want to make sure the rover doesn't land in a boulder field, a sand trap or on the edge of a cliff.
Named WALL-E and EVE after the main characters in the 2008 animated movie, the twin CubeSats will pass within a few thousand miles (kilometres) of Mars as the lander attempts its dicey touchdown. "But what was once out of reach is now conceivable, thanks to the 2020 engineering team and advances in Mars entry, descent and landing technologies", he said.
Overcoming 485 million km, InSight will land in the volcanic area of the world, the Elysium highlands, which is located near the equator of Mars.
InSight stands to "revolutionise the way we think about the inside of the planet", said Nasa's science mission chief, Thomas Zurbuchen.
This mission will study the internal structure, the tectonic and seismic activity on Mars. It is a revised version of the rover Curiosity, which arrived on the Red Planet in 2012. China is planning to get in on the action with its first-ever Mars mission, also due for launch during 2020's favorable launch opportunity.
McSally's attacks on Sinema reached back more than 15 years to when Sinema was a Green Party spokeswoman and liberal activist. McSally lost her first race in Arizona's 2nd congressional district in 2012 when she was narrowly defeated by Democratic Rep.
There's seemingly no end to the drama coming out of the Warriors right now, but they're still the team to beat. I think everyone's been handling it the best way they could and we're just trying to move forward with it".
But while many of its rivals experienced sharp drops, Ethereum saw its price tumbling down in a much more gradual manner. When the fork happened on November 15 and the hash war started between BCHSV and BCHABC, Bitcoin took a heavy hit too.
The net game always looked risky for Zverev and so it proved as he double-faulted to concede the set. Zverev is emerging as one of the Tour's brightest young stars after climbing to fifth in the world.
At the same time, they are one of the league's worst defensive units, allowing 116.9 points per game, good for 29th in the league. Since the heated practice, the Wizards have lost two games to the Brooklyn Nets and Portland Trailblazers.
The retailer has stacked an Xbox One X bundled with the latest November released Battlefield V at just United States dollars 430. While the Xbox One is a bit behind the PlayStation 4 in sales, it's still one of the best home-theater devices on the market.
Amazon has confirmed that it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia . Amazon hopes to invest $230 million Dollars (roughly $304 million CAD) to create approximately 5,000 jobs in the region.
The person wasn't authorized to speak publicly about the meeting and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Though he spent hours with his lawyers, Mr Trump insisted: "My lawyers don't write answers, I write answers".
Taking up to Twitter, where one of the condom brands wrote, "Congrats Deepika and Ranveer for officially putting a ring on it". Bollywood's most favourite couple has finally united and looks like they have never been this happier before.
YouTube just quietly released 100 movies for free
YouTube earns revenue from the movies through advertisements, instead of charging customers to view the movies. This marks the first time that YouTube has offered free streaming films in exchange for users watching ads.
Shots fired near Mercy Hospital
The clinic's employees and patients locked the doors and hid in the back of the clinic. There were "Reports of multiple victims" in the attack, Guglielmi said in a tweet .
Trupti Desai to abandon Sabarimala visit after protests
Desai landed in Kochi airport in an Indigo flight at 4.45 am on Friday, on her to way to visit the Sabarimala temple . She extended her gratitude to the media organizations for supporting her during her fight for gender equality.
Scattered tax protests persist in France; injuries up to 409
According to various French media reports, others reportedly knocked on her auto as she tried to take her daughter to a hospital. In a similar scenario, police cleared out the huge traffic circle around the Arc de Triomphe, paralyzed for hours by protesters.
Couple, homeless man charged in $400K GoFundMe hoax
They allegedly provided a false story in order to raise money for themselves, a source familiar with the case told the station. The couple's attorney, Ernest Badway, has said that Bobbitt got about $200,000, but his lawyer said it was only $75,000.
Hamas condemn Israel destruction of Al Aqsa TV station
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said a member of the special unit involved was killed and another was lightly wounded. What prompted this escalation was a gunfight between Israeli commandos and Hamas fighters near Khan Yunis in Gaza .