Europe's Life-Hunting Mars Rover Needs a Name

Space.com | 7/20/2018 | Google+
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You can help name Europe's life-hunting Mars rover, if geography smiles upon you.

The UK Space Agency has launched a public competition to name the U.K.-built ExoMars rover, which is scheduled to launch toward the Red Planet on a life-hunting mission in 2020.

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"The ExoMars rover is a vital part of this journey of exploration, and we are asking you to become part of this exciting mission and name the rover that will scout the Martian surface," Peake added.

The contest is open only to residents of ESA member states and "associate members." So, you're eligible if you live in Austria, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or the U.K.

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The competition runs through Oct. 10. The person who submits the winning moniker (which, hopefully, won't be Rovey McRoverface) gets a tour of the Airbus facility in Stevenage, England, where...
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