Alabama student is finalist to name next Mars rover

Alabama student is finalist to name next Mars rover
Vaneeza Rupani's is a finalist in naming the next Mars rover. (Source: Tuscaloosa County Schools)

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - An Alabama student is one of nine finalists in a contest to name NASA’s next Mars rover. Her essay stood out among 28,000.

Vaneeza Rupani is a junior at Tuscaloosa County High School.

Her name suggestion was Ingenuity.

You can vote for your favorite name on the NASA website. You can vote through Feb. 18.

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