Mars 2020

Martian Features Were Carved by Glaciers, not Flowing Rivers

Orbiters are giving us a chance to study the surface of Mars closely, and some of the features that pop…

5 days ago

Perseverance Rover Rumbles Off the Launchpad to Mars

NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover is now successfully on its journey to Mars, launching from Space Launch Complex 41 at…

2 weeks ago

Perseverance Has Been Put Inside its Atlas V Rocket

NASA's Perseverance rover and elements of the Mars 2020 mission were recently loaded aboard the rocket that will take it…

4 weeks ago

Although InSight’s Mole is Completely Buried, it Might be Stuck Again

You've gotta hand it to NASA, and to the German Aerospace Center (DLR.) They've been struggling for over a year…

1 month ago

NASA’s Perseverance Rover is Going to Jezero Crater, Which is Looking Better and Better as a Place to Search for Evidence of Past Life on Mars

In 2018, NASA decided that the landing site for its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover would be the Jezero Crater. At…

3 months ago

Mars Helicopter gets a Name: Ingenuity

Flying low over the surface of Mars. Don’t tell me you haven’t dreamed about it, especially with some of the…

3 months ago

This is How the ESA and NASA Will be Working Together to Bring Rocks Back From Mars

The ESA has entered into a lucrative collaboration to help NASA get its Martian rock samples back to Earth.

4 months ago

Mars 2020’s New Name is… “Perseverance”

NASA's Mars 2020 rover finally has a proper name - Perseverance!

5 months ago

Mars 2020 Will be The Third Time That NASA Has Tried to Send a Microphone to Mars

The Mars 2020 rover, which will launch this summer, will be the third NASA mission to bring a microphone to…

6 months ago

Scientists Search for Ancient Fossils in Australia, Practicing the Techniques They’ll Use on Mars

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover is heading to Mars soon to look for fossils. The ESA/Roscosmos ExoMars rover is heading to…

9 months ago