Perseverance rover

Perseverance Has Collected Samples from One of the Best Places to Search for Ancient Life on Mars

Scientists with NASA's Perseverance Mars rover said today that the rover has collected several "tantalizing" organic rock samples from an…

2 weeks ago

NASA Gives a Detailed Analysis of all the Landing Debris Perseverance Has Found on Mars

A recent blog by Dr. Justin Maki, Imaging Scientist and the Deputy Principal Investigator on the Perseverance rover Mastcam-Z camera,…

4 weeks ago

Perseverance has Found a ‘Cat Hair’ in its Drill Chuck. What is it?

After each use of one of the tools at the end of the Perseverance rover’s arm, the mission’s engineering team…

2 months ago

The Mars Sample Return Mission Will Take Two Helicopters to the Red Planet to Help Retrieve Samples

NASA’s upcoming Mars Sample Return mission plan just received a glow-up: it will now carry a pair of twin helicopters,…

2 months ago

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…

2 months 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…

2 months ago

Perseverance is Searching for the Perfect Landing Spot for the Upcoming Sample Return Mission

NASA’s car-sized Perseverance (Percy) Mars rover has been had at work carrying out its science campaign in Jezero Crater on…

3 months ago

Mars Rovers Will Need to Dig Deeper If They Want to Find Evidence of Life

The search for life—even ancient life—on Mars is trickier than we thought. In a recent study published in the journal…

3 months ago

Dust Devils and Strong Winds Produce the Constant Haze on Mars

Dust is an everyday feature on Mars and wreaks havoc on various pieces of equipment humans decide to send to…

3 months ago

A Perfectly Balanced Rock Seen by Perseverance

The Perseverance rover has begun exploring a region that looks a little like Monument Valley in Arizona and Utah in…

4 months ago