Perseverance rover

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…

1 week 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 week 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 week ago

Mars Helicopter Survives its First Night on Mars is Getting Ready to Fly

NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter survived its first night on the Martian surface and is preparing for its first test flight.

2 weeks ago

Here’s a Strange Rock That Perseverance Shot With its Laser

Perseverance has been busy lately.  After testing its systems out, taking the first sound recording ever on the Red Planet,…

2 weeks ago

Perseverance Begins its Science on Mars With a Laser zap

Perseverance has already made its mark on scientific history by taking the first audio recording ever on Mars.  But the…

4 weeks ago

Rocks and Other Features at Perseverance’s Landing Site are Getting Navajo Names

In conjunction with the Navajo Nation, the Perseverance mission team is designating features in the Jezero Crater with Najavo names

4 weeks ago

More Audio from Perseverance: the Crunch of its Wheels on the Martian Regolith

In absence of (yet) being able to step foot on Mars, we have robotic vicarious experiences through our rovers including…

4 weeks ago

Perseverance’s Landing Site Named for Octavia Butler

The Perseverance rover's landing site was renamed the Octavia E. Butler Landing, in honor of the groundbreaking author who passed…

4 weeks ago

Perseverance has Started Driving on Mars

On February 18th, 2021, NASA's Perseverance rover landed in the Jezero Crater on Mars. Over the next two years of…

4 weeks ago