Mars 2020 rover

A Look Inside One of Perseverance’s Core Holes

Here’s one of the best views you’ll ever see of the insides of a rock on Mars. The hole was…

3 weeks ago

Weird String-Like Object Found on Mars, Probably Dropped by the Rover

Here’s the best evidence I’ve ever seen for water on Mars: NASA’s Perseverance rover came across a tangled mess of…

4 weeks ago

Perseverance is Seeing A LOT of Dust Devils

While the Mars InSight lander is still waiting for a passing dust devil to clean off its solar panels, it…

2 months ago

Perseverance Begins the Next Phase of its Mission, Studying an Ancient River Bed on Mars

On February 18, 2021, NASA’s Perseverance (Percy) Rover successfully landed in the dried-up lakebed known as Jezero Crater on Mars,…

4 months ago

Perseverance Finally Spots its Own Parachute on the Surface of Mars

More than 13 months after the Perseverance rover landed on Mars (on February 18, 2021), the rover’s cameras have finally…

4 months ago

How Time Flies: Perseverance and Ingenuity Have Been on Mars for a Year

What a year it’s been -- Earth year, that is! The dramatic touchdown on Mars for the Perseverance rover and…

6 months ago

Perseverance Takes a Selfie With Ingenuity. It’s Almost Time to fly

Perseverance is having a proud parent moment in this image, looking like it’s waiting with a child at the bus…

1 year ago

Perseverance Captured This Image of a “Rainbow” on Mars, but it’s just a Lens Flare in the Rover’s Camera

Did the Perseverance rover capture a rainbow on Mars? This image, from the rover’s left rear Hazard Camera, sure looks…

1 year ago

Perseverance’s Landing Seen in Full Color, Thanks to Citizen Science

A month on, we’re all still buzzing about the Perseverance rover’s perfect landing in Jezero Crater on Mars, back on…

1 year ago

Perseverance’s Landing … Seen From Orbit!

The HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has done it again. The imaging team was able to capture the…

1 year ago