This image was taken during the first drive of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars, March 4, 2021. (Image: NASA)

From the successful flyby of Mariner 4 in 1964 to the Perseverance rover in 2020, the missions to Mars have come a long way. The Red Planet continues to fascinate future space explorers — engineers who have been developing landers and rovers for Mars exploration.

Test your knowledge of the successful missions to Mars launched by the U.S.