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NASA Perseverance Rover Uncovers More Secrets About Mars' Ancient Past
NASA Perseverance Rover Uncovers More Secrets About Mars' Ancient Past

26 Aug 2022, 16:10 UTC / Perseverance found some crucial clues about Mars' past. The rover discovered that the Jezero Crater's floor is made of volcanic rock that interacted with water

 
This Painting-Like Region of Mars Is a Candidate for Sample Return Landing Spot
This Painting-Like Region of Mars Is a Candidate for Sample Return Landing Spot

31 Jul 2022, 02:18 UTC / Location west of the Jezero Crater is a perfect target for NASA's Sample Return mission, filled with colors and textures that point to a rich area

 
Perseverance Promoted to Sample Return Rover, NASA to Send More Helicopters to Mars
Perseverance Promoted to Sample Return Rover, NASA to Send More Helicopters to Mars

28 Jul 2022, 13:06 UTC / NASA ditched the Sample Fetch Rover from its Sample Return missions, existing Perseverance to carry samples to their launch site on Mars

 
Six-Wheeled Rover Sets the Stage on Mars for NASA’s Future Spacecraft
Six-Wheeled Rover Sets the Stage on Mars for NASA’s Future Spacecraft

12 Jul 2022, 20:54 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover has been busy searching for the ideal landing spot for future spacecraft that will come to collect precious Martian samples

 
Perseverance Rover Scoops Up Precious Sample From the Martian River Delta
Perseverance Rover Scoops Up Precious Sample From the Martian River Delta

8 Jul 2022, 20:26 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover has successfully collected its 9th sample. It's the first out of many expected to follow from the ancient river delta on Mars

 
NASA's Perseverance Rover Spots Massive Wind-Lifted Dust Cloud on Mars
NASA's Perseverance Rover Spots Massive Wind-Lifted Dust Cloud on Mars

2 Jun 2022, 13:40 UTC / The Perseverance rover has captured some intense dust acitivy in the Jezero Crater on Mars, spotting dust devils and even a massive wind-lifted dust cloud

 
Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Faces New Challenges After Losing Contact With Perseverance
Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Faces New Challenges After Losing Contact With Perseverance

9 May 2022, 16:40 UTC / Last week, NASA's Ingenuity helicopter lost contact with Perseverance. The two have re-established communication, but Ingenuity is facing new challenges

 
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Takes a Closer Look at Intriguing Rocky Outcrop
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Takes a Closer Look at Intriguing Rocky Outcrop

3 May 2022, 21:10 UTC / NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has been scouting the region near the ancient river delta on Mars, providing some interesting images

 
NASA's Perseverance Rover Looks Towards the Delta, Has Its Eyes on the Next Target
NASA's Perseverance Rover Looks Towards the Delta, Has Its Eyes on the Next Target

29 Apr 2022, 20:17 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover has arrived to the ancient river delta. For the next six months, the rover will explore this area to find more about Mars' wet past

 
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Finds Perseverance's Dusty Landing Gear on Mars
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Finds Perseverance's Dusty Landing Gear on Mars

28 Apr 2022, 00:58 UTC / NASA's little helicopter has captured several images of the gear that helped the Perseverance rover safely land on the Red Planet a year ago

 
NASA Perseverance Rover Shoots Video of Potato-Shaped Moon Eclipsing the Sun
NASA Perseverance Rover Shoots Video of Potato-Shaped Moon Eclipsing the Sun

21 Apr 2022, 00:01 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover managed to capture the most zoomed-in video of the Martian Moon Phobos crossing the face of the Sun

 
NASA Perseverance Rover Prepares to Drill Into the Delta and Uncover Mars' Secrets
NASA Perseverance Rover Prepares to Drill Into the Delta and Uncover Mars' Secrets

19 Apr 2022, 19:24 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover arrived at the ancient river delta and it's ready to collect some unique samples that might reveal crucial clues about Mars' wet past

 
NASA's Perseverance Rover Is Getting Ready to Crack the Mysteries of the Delta
NASA's Perseverance Rover Is Getting Ready to Crack the Mysteries of the Delta

18 Apr 2022, 16:25 UTC / The Perseverance rover has been getting closer to the river delta on Mars. Once there, it will search for signs of ancient microbial life

 
NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Sets New Records on Mars, Aces Flight 25
NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Sets New Records on Mars, Aces Flight 25

14 Apr 2022, 17:11 UTC / The little helicopter did it again. NASA's Ingenuity rotorcraft flew further and faster than it ever did since it landed on Mars

 
Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Races NASA's Rover to the Ancient River Delta
Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Races NASA's Rover to the Ancient River Delta

6 Apr 2022, 16:15 UTC / There's one more flight that Ingenuity has to complete to get next to the delta on Mars. But first, it must make sure that it gets there before Perseverance

 
Spacecraft Spots NASA’s Tiny Ingenuity Mars Helicopter From Space
Spacecraft Spots NASA’s Tiny Ingenuity Mars Helicopter From Space

1 Apr 2022, 19:47 UTC / The small four-pound rotorcraft and its robotic partner Perseverance have been spotted by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

 
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Spins Its Blades Again, Gets Closer to the Ancient River Delta
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Spins Its Blades Again, Gets Closer to the Ancient River Delta

24 Mar 2022, 00:51 UTC / NASA Ingenuity helicoper aces Flight 22 and it's moving closer to the ancient Martian river delta, an area that might hold important clues about Mars' wet past

 
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter to Keep Flying on Mars Until September, Ready for New Challenges
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter to Keep Flying on Mars Until September, Ready for New Challenges

16 Mar 2022, 16:47 UTC / The Ingenuity helicopter is ready to tackle new challenges on Mars. In the next months, it will assist its robotic buddy in exploring the acient river delta

 
This Purely Martian Location Was Considered as Landing Site for Curiosity, Lost to Gale
This Purely Martian Location Was Considered as Landing Site for Curiosity, Lost to Gale

22 Feb 2022, 12:37 UTC / This area in the Mawrth Vallis region of Mars was considered as a potential landing spot for the Curiosity rover at the beginning of the 2010s

 
NASA Perseverance Rover Does a Little Shimmy to Get Rid of Stubborn Martian Pebbles
NASA Perseverance Rover Does a Little Shimmy to Get Rid of Stubborn Martian Pebbles

27 Jan 2022, 02:19 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover has been clogged with pebbles for several weeks now. Turns out a little wiggle was what it needed to get them out