Perseverance

Perseverance is Keeping Track of the Big Picture While it’s Exploring Mars

It’s always a real benefit to have scientists on the ground, able to use the wealth of their experience and…

1 month ago

Grabbing Samples from the Surface of Mars

As if the Mars Perseverance Rover and Ingenuity Drone were not exciting enough then the next step in this audacious…

1 month ago

Ingenuity Won’t Fly Again Because It’s Missing a Rotor Blade

Ingenuity has been the first aerial vehicle on another world. NASA announced the end of the Martian helicopter’s life at…

1 month 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…

2 months ago

Perseverance is Definitely Inside an Ancient Lake on Mars

The search for life on alien worlds has captivated us for hundreds of years. In some respect, the search for…

2 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…

3 months ago

A Tiny Quadcopter Could Gather Rocks for China’s Sample Return Mission

Space exploration is always changing. Before February 2021 there had never been a human made craft flying around in the…

5 months ago

The Future of Mars Exploration Belongs to Helicopters

Even though there's no firm date for a Mars sample return mission, the Perseverance rover is busy collecting rock samples…

1 year 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,…

2 years ago

Perseverance’s Software Lets it Move Swiftly Across the Surface of Mars

Mars rovers are not known for being particularly speedy.  Spirit and Opportunity managed a max speed of a whopping 5…

2 years ago