Mission Artwork

Mars Network Landers




Mars Network Lander in crater  

Mars Network Lander on polar terrain






Mars Network Lander in Valles Marineris  

Mars Network Lander on rocky terrain



Published in: Opening New Frontiers in Space: Choices for the Next New Frontiers Announcement of Opportunity (2008), authored by the National Research Council


I created this set of images in 2003 and they are not the latest version. But the concept is the same: to send multiple landers to diverse regions of Mars to conduct network science.

The current "Long-Lived Mars Network" concept would use RPS nuclear-power sources.




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