Mars Landing: News

27 Sep 2022

Space News

Over 7,000kg of trash: Mars has already become junkyard planet

Fifty years, 14 missions, and 18 man-made objects—that's what humanity's relationship with Mars looks like in the fewest of words.

22 Aug 2022

Space News

Earth-Mars trip in 45 days? Lasers might do the trick

Scientists believe that using current technology, a trip from Earth to Mars would take six to nine months.

07 Aug 2022

Space News

NASA celebrates 10 years of Curiosity Martian rover with selfie

Mars has done the most to fuel our quest to find extraterrestrial life.

NASA's Curiosity measures organic carbon in Martian rocks

For the first time, scientists have used data from NASA's Curiosity rover to measure organic carbon in Martian rocks.

NASA's Perseverance rover captures "something unexpected" and it's not Martian

NASA's Perseverance rover is yet to find proof of life on Mars, but it has captured "something unexpected" on the red planet.

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter completes third long-distance flight, with fastest-yet airspeed

NASA's Perseverance rover Mars mission has been a resounding success so far, with both its technology demonstrations showing promise.

NASA's MOXIE proof-of-concept successfully converts Martian carbon dioxide to oxygen

Besides the Ingenuity helicopter that took flight on Mars earlier this week, NASA had sent another proof of concept to the red planet. The device is called Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment (MOXIE).

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter aces first test flight in Martian environment

Ever since NASA successfully unsheathed the Ingenuity helicopter that accompanied its Perseverance rover to Mars, anticipation had been building for the helicopter's first flight.

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter now one step closer to first flight

Over the weekend, NASA's Perseverance rover dropped the debris shield that protected the Ingenuity helicopter during the rover's historic landing on the red planet.

NASA's Perseverance rover completes first test drive on Martian soil

NASA has recently announced that its Perseverance rover successfully completed its first test drive on Mars.

NASA's Perseverance rover performs first test drive on Mars

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover hit the dusty red road this week, putting 21 feet on the odometer in its first test drive. It ventured from its landing position, on Thursday, two weeks after landing, to seek signs of past life.

03 Mar 2021

Apple

NASA's Perseverance rover powered by processors used in 90s' iMacs

NASA's Perseverance rover, which is presently on Mars, is powered by the same IBM PowerPC processor found in the Apple iMacs from 1998. The processor is about 23 years old, and is painfully slow by modern standards.

This photo of Mars rover's descent has NASA awestruck

The world got its first close-up look at a Mars landing on Friday, as NASA released a stunning picture of its newest rover being lowered onto the dusty red surface.