Mars 2020 rover

Here’s How Perseverance’s Helicopter Sidekick Will Deploy on Mars

When NASA’s new Perseverance Martian rover launches in a little over a month it will have a small robotic stow-away…

3 months 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…

5 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…

5 months ago

Mars 2020’s New Name is… “Perseverance”

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

7 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…

7 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…

10 months ago

Mars 2020 Rover is Going to a Place on Mars That’s Perfect for Preserving Fossils

Back in November 2018, NASA announced that the Mars 2020 rover would land in the Jezero Crater. Jezero Crater is…

10 months ago

Mars 2020 Rover Gets its Helicopter Sidekick

Work on the Mars 2020 Rover is heating up as the July/August 2020 launch date approaches. Mission engineers just attached…

1 year ago

NASA is Building Robots That Can Climb Rock and Ice Cliffs

Engineers at NASA JPL are busy developing next-generation robotic missions that will allow astronauts to explore harder-to-reach places in the…

1 year ago

Where Does Mars’ Methane Go? New Study Provides Possible Answer, with Implications in the Search for Life.

A new study from Aarhus University offers new insight into what is making Mars' methane "disappear" - with serious implications…

1 year ago