Jezero crater

Perseverance has Collected its First Sample of Mars and Prepared it for Return to Earth… Eventually

It's another first for NASA. In early September, the Perseverance rover successfully used its robotic arm and drill to drill…

3 months ago

Perseverance Sees Evidence of Flash Floods in Jezero Crater

Nearly eight months into the Perseverance rover's mission on Mars, researchers have confirmed that Jezero crater is (as was believed)…

4 months ago

Perseverance has Already Detected Over 300 Dust Devils and Vortices on Mars

Dust devils are generally used as a trope in media when the writers want to know that an area is…

4 months ago

After Its Last Rock Sample Crumbled Into Powder, Perseverance is Going to try Again

In the last two decades, we have all grown accustomed to rovers exploring Mars. At least one rover has been…

5 months ago

Perseverance Fails to Collect its First Sample

The Perseverance rover failed to collect its first sample because the rock it tried to drill the sample from was…

6 months ago

Ingenuity is now Mapping the Terrain Around Perseverance

Having eyes in the sky is useful for a variety of activities.  Everything from farming to military operations has benefited…

7 months ago

How’s the Weather in Jezero Crater? According to Perseverance: Cold

The Perseverance rover just provided its first Martian weather report (it was cold!), which could help inform future missions involving…

10 months ago

Rocks and Other Features at Perseverance’s Landing Site are Getting Navajo Names

In conjunction with the Navajo Nation, the Perseverance mission team is designating features in the Jezero Crater with Najavo names

10 months ago

Perseverance has Started Driving on Mars

The Perservance rover has commenced science operations on Mars, which includes driving across the red sandy surface of Jezero Crater

10 months ago

Microbes Found That Survive on the by-Products of Radioactive Decay

An oceanic research team recently demonstrated that one of the largest ecosystem on Earth thrives on the radioactive decay of…

11 months ago