In an article titled “Our Changing View of Mars” published in Physics Today, Ashwin Vasavada, project scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, takes us through the history and growth of NASA’s Mars Exploration Program (MEP), examining the transformational discoveries made by the program’s orbiters, landers, and rovers that revealed the astrobiological potential on Mars—and turned our focus onto the search for life on the red planet.

Read the full article from Physics Today.

More information on MEP can be found at the NASA Mars Exploration website.