Perseverance rover

Perseverance is About to Collect the First Sample on Mars That Could Eventually be Returned to Earth

Mission controllers at NASA are making final preparations for the Perseverance rover to obtain its first sample of Martian rock,…

2 days ago

It’s Time for Perseverance to get to Work

Given all of the news surrounding the landing and first few months of operation of the Perseverance rover on Mars,…

1 month ago

Ingenuity’s 6th Flight Didn’t Go So Smoothly

On its sixth flight, the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter suffered a bit of a glitch and was forced to land. But…

2 months ago

Ingenuity Makes a one-way Trip for the First Time, Flying to a new Landing Site

Ever feel like no matter how far you fly you end up in the same spot?  Ingenuity certainly does.  The…

3 months ago

Mars Helicopter Completes its 4th Flight. 117 Seconds of Airtime

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter just completed its fourth flight, once again setting records for extraterrestrial flight.

3 months ago

Ingenuity Completes a Huge 50-Meter Flight on Mars

The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter just completed its third test flight and set new records for traveling farther and faster than…

3 months ago

Perseverance Successfully Extracts Oxygen From the Martian Atmosphere. About 10 Minutes of Breathing Time for an Astronaut

Humanity achieved an incredible series of new milestones on Mars this week. It began on Monday April 19th, when the…

3 months ago

“You Wouldn’t Believe What I Just Saw:” Ingenuity Helicopter Flies Successfully on Mars

NASA pulled off a Wright Brothers moment on Mars early today by successfully flying the tiny Ingenuity helicopter for approximately…

3 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…

4 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…

4 months ago