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NASA asks for help naming the next Mars Rover

(WREX) -- NASA wants your help picking the name of its next Mars Rover.

Volunteer judges whittled down 28,000 names to just nine and now NASA is asking the public for help picking the name.

Choices include, Endurance, Tenacity, Promise, Perseverance, Vision, Clarity, Ingenuity, Fortitude and Courage.

An online poll has been created to pick the winner which will be announced on March 15.

James Stratton

James Stratton is the Evening Anchor at 13 WREX and reports for 13 Investigates He joined the team in August, 2018 after working at KWQC TV-6 in Davenport Iowa. His work in Illinois and Iowa has been awarded in both states, along with Edward R. Murrow and Emmy Awards at 13 WREX.

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