mars 2020

The Current Mars Sample Return Mission isn’t Going to Work. NASA is Going Back to the Drawing Board

Human spaceflight is not the easiest of enterprises. NASA have let us know that their plans for the Mars Sample…

2 months ago

Perseverance Gives Us One Last Look at the Damaged Ingenuity Helicopter

Well I consider that a success; the first aircraft on another world surpassed all expectations. Ingenuity, the helicopter that has…

4 months ago

Ingenuity Suffers Rotor Damage, Ending the Mission

There have been numerous robotic space missions reach the end of their operating life over the years and for a…

5 months ago

Ingenuity is now Scouting Ahead of Perseverance, Helping it Navigate Difficult Terrain

The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter is providing scientists a look at what is on the road ahead for the Perseverance rover.…

2 years 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…

2 years ago

Bad Weather Postpones Ingenuity’s 19th Flight on Mars

The first flight of 2022 for the Ingenuity Helicopter has been delayed due to a regional dust storm on Mars.…

2 years ago

You can Watch Ingenuity’s Flight on Mars, Captured by Perseverance

New video beamed back to Earth from the Perseverance Rover shows an incredibly detailed view of the Ingenuity helicopter’s flight…

3 years ago

The Sounds of Mars: Hear the Wind and Crunch of Rover Wheels on the Red Planet

Two microphones aboard the Perseverance Rover have recorded “alien” sounds on Mars – the sounds of a human-made spacecraft crunching…

3 years ago

Ingenuity Back in Action on Mars on its 14th Flight

The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter took a short hop flight on October 24, giving the mission team both a sigh of…

3 years ago

Ingenuity Sees Perseverance From Above

Where’s Waldo (or Where's Wally) is a very popular book series for all ages.  One way to make it potentially…

3 years ago