Joe's Big Idea
3:38 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

To Put Two Rovers On Mars, Scientists Had To Get Clever With Packing

Originally published on Mon June 9, 2014 6:01 pm

To fit in their shipping container, two Mars rovers had to be folded up into a tiny package and then unfolded — a prime example of what NPR science correspondent Joe Palca calls "unfolding science."