NASA is preparing for the Mars 2020 mission to send another rover to Red Planet using Curiosity Rover technology and spare parts. The launch date is July 2020 and the landing time is February 2021.
The mission is to investigate the environment of Mars, study its surface geological processes and history, assess its past habitability, the possibility of life on Mars, prepare for future manned exploration, collect and store samples that will be returned to Earth in the future. The rover will also take your name to Mars.
From now until September 30, you can go to NASAName submittedJPL engineers etch names onto silicon wafers, a small wafer that can store more than a million names.