Robotics Alliance Project



NASA Mission Screen Savers

Follow Mars and Saturn mission from your screen saver! These screen savers automatically download the latest available daily status reports and image updates throughout the duration of the missions directly from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.


System Requirements

To download and use the savers your computer must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Windows Operating System (98/ME/2000/XP)
  • Always-On Internet Connection (DSL or Cable Modem)
  • Display Screen Resolution of 800 x 600 or larger
  • Display Color Quality of True (24-bit) or Highest (32-bit)***


  • *** Make sure to check your color quality. To do this, right click on your desktop and select "properties". Select the "settings" tab and look at the "color quality" box. Select either 24 or 32 bit.

    Interested in a Mars Exporlation Rover screen saver for Macs? Visit: http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/m2k4/frameset.html (Click on "Multimedia" and then "Screen Savers")


    Download one of the screen savers:

    Mars:
    Mars Exploration Rovers
    Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
    Phoenix Mars Mission (Also have a Mac version)

    Saturn:
    Cassini