Double Jeopardy: Ambitious Twin Rovers Project Could Be Cut In Half

Engineers are in the midst of a “space race” trying to ready two Mars Exploration Rovers for sendoff to the red planet in mid-2003. A decision on whether or not money, schedule, testing and time crunches have stacked up against launching both rovers is near at hand. In fact, NASA might have to consider cutting one of the two vehicles, and send only one.