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NASA's Perseverance rover just went for its first drive on Mars, then spotted its own wheel tracks in the dirt

NASA’s Perseverance rover captures its own wheel tracks during its first drive on Mars, on March 4, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover drove on Mars for the first time on Thursday. The rover snapped photos of its wheel tracks in the Martian dirt. Now NASA engineers and scientists are plotting Perseverance's route to an ancient river delta. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. NASA's Perseverance rover left its footprints on Mars on Thursday after going for ...
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How NASA's Perseverance Landed On Mars: An Aerospace Engineer Breaks It Down In Fascinating Detail

The world rightfully gawked at the engineering prowess of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory as it successfully landed the car-sized rover named Perseverance on the surface of Mars. You might think that I, an engineer with experience working on a deep space mission, would be less impressed than most. But trust me: The…Read more...
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NASA just unveiled a high-def, 360-degree panorama of Mars from the Perseverance rover. It's made from 142 photos.

Part of a 360-degree panorama of Mars, stitched together from images captured by NASA's Perseverance rover. NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/ASU NASA's Perseverance Mars rover has already beamed back thousands of stunning photos. NASA stitched together 142 of those images to make a high-definition, 360-degree panorama. It shows the rover's new home: Jezero Crater, an ancient Martian lake bed. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Less than a week into its Mars mission, the Perse...
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New Mars image from rover landing site shows the red planet in high definition

The Perseverance rover's Mastcam-Z instrument has shared the first high-definition look at its landing site in Jezero Crater in the form of a 360-degree panorama, stitched together from 142 images.
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Stunning photos from NASA's new Mars rover reveal 200-foot cliffs, mysterious rocks, and a perfect touchdown

An artist's illustration shows NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's new Mars rover, Perseverance, has already beamed back thousands of stunning photos. Sports cameras recorded the rover's descent and landing. Now Perseverance's science and navigation cameras are capturing an ancient Martian lake bed. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. NASA's Perseverance rover hasn't started roaming the red planet just yet, but its...
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For the first time, we have an audio recording from the surface of Mars - take a listen

The first high-resolution, color image sent back by the Hazard Cameras on NASA's Perseverance Mars rover after its landing on February 18, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover landed on Mars on Thursday. Microphones attached to the rover recorded audio from inside the Jezero Crater, where it landed.  A Martian breeze can be heard, the first sounds recorded on Mars' surface.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. For the first time in history, we have an au...
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NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover Provides Front-Row Seat to Landing, First Audio Recording of Red Planet

New video from NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover chronicles major milestones during the final minutes of its entry, descent, and landing (EDL) on the Red Planet on Feb. 18 as the spacecraft plummeted, parachuted, and rocketed toward the surface of Mars. A microphone on the rover also has provided the first audio recording of sounds from Mars. From a report: From the moment of parachute inflation, the camera system covers the entirety of the descent process, showing some of the rover's intense ...
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Watch the first-ever video of a Mars landing from NASA's Perseverance rover

In a screengrab from NASA's video, a camera on Perseverance records the jetpack lowering the rover to the Martian ground. NASA NASA's Perseverance rover recorded its own descent to Mars and landing on Thursday. A new video shows Perseverance descending to Mars, a parachute inflating, and a jetpack navigating the rover to landing. No Mars-landing operation has ever been captured on camera before. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. NASA just released unprecedented vi...
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Watch NASA reveal the first video footage of its Perseverance rover landing on Mars

A photo of NASA's Perseverance rover just feet above the Martian surface - part of a video several cameras recorded of the landing on February 18, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA says it will release the first video of its Perseverance rover's Mars touchdown on Monday. For the first time ever, you'll be able to see a rover landing on Mars. Watch NASA's livestream, starting at 2 p.m. ET, below. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Update: NASA released a three-minute vide...
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Watch live: NASA reveals the first video footage of its Perseverance rover landing on Mars

A photo of NASA's Perseverance rover just feet above the Martian surface - part of a video several cameras recorded of the landing on February 18, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA says it will release the first video of its Perseverance rover's Mars touchdown on Monday. For the first time ever, you'll be able to see a rover landing on Mars. Watch NASA's livestream, starting at 2 p.m. ET, below. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. NASA is about to share unprecedented vide...
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NASA's Mars rover landed in the perfect place to hunt for alien fossils: an ancient lake bed called Jezero Crater

An artist's illustration shows NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover landed in Mars' Jezero Crater on Thursday. The dried-up lake bed is the ideal spot to look for alien fossils because a river deposited microbe-trapping minerals there. Perseverance will search the lake bottom, shorelines, and river delta for signs of ancient microbes. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. On Thursday, NASA landed it...
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NASA's Perseverance rover already beamed back its first photos from the surface of Mars

The first image that NASA's Perseverance rover took on Mars, just seconds after landing , February 18, 2021. NASA NASA's Perseverance rover landed in Mars' Jezero Crater on Thursday, then quickly beamed back its first photos. The images may soon be followed by video footage of the descent and landing. Perseverance is now poised to deploy the first space helicopter and hunt for signs of ancient alien life. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. NASA's freshly landed Per...
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TOUCHDOWN ON MARS: NASA's Perseverance rover has landed safely after a supersonic plunge

An illustration of NASA's Perseverance rover landing safely on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover has landed in Jezero Crater, beginning a new era of exploration on Mars. The rover is poised to spend the next two years searching for fossils of microbial alien life. Perseverance carries the first interplanetary helicopter, and it will also test technologies that could help astronauts on Mars. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. NASA's new Mars rover, a...
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Unusual creatures uncovered beneath an Antarctic ice shelf

A new study details the discovery of sessile organisms living under the Antarctic's Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf.In recent years, scientists have discovered more creatures living in environments once thought inhospitable to life. It's currently unknown how these new organisms find food in such an environment, nor how plentiful they are beneath the continent's ice-blanketed coastlines. Life finds a way. That way may be uncomfortable, brimming with struggle, and demand an unsightly appendage or two, ...
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The Perseverance Rover Lands on Mars Tomorrow

Curiosity is about to get some company. NASA’s newest rover, Perseverance, is set to land on Mars beginning tomorrow at around 3pm EST. The video above walks us through the 7-minute landing routine in which the rover ditches its spacecraft, heat shields its way through the Martian atmosphere, deploys its parachute, uses an onboard guidance system to navigate to a good landing spot, and finally is lowered down to the surface via a sky crane. The rover’s destination is Jezero Crater, site of a...
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Nasa Perseverance rover: How this Mars landing will be different

Nasa's Perseverance rover is aiming for Jezero Crater, considered “too dangerous” for previous spacecraft.
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Mars rover Perseverance touches down tomorrow – how to watch and what to expect

There will be one more robot on Mars tomorrow afternoon. The Perseverance rover will touch down just before 1:00 Pacific, beginning a major new expedition to the planet and kicking off a number of experiments — from a search for traces of life to the long-awaited Martian helicopter. Here’s what you can expect from Perseverance tomorrow and over the next few years. It’s a big, complex mission — and like the Artemis program, is as much about preparing for the future, in which people will visit the...
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A NASA animation reveals the harrowing descent to Mars that the Perseverance rover will attempt on Thursday

A capsule carrying Perseverance will plunge through Mars's atmosphere (left) and a jetpack will fly the rover to a safe landing spot (right). NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover is set to plunge to Mars and land in an ancient lake bed on Thursday. The spacecraft must weather a fiery 12,000-mph plunge, deploy a parachute, and navigate to safety with a jetpack. A realistic NASA animation shows that nail-biting descent in detail. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stori...
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Why the Jezero Crater is the most exciting place on Mars

Why is NASA landing a multibillion dollar Mars rover in Jezero Crater? What makes this tiny pockmark on the Red Planet so interesting?
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Watch NASA mission control live as the Perseverance rover attempts to land on Mars on Thursday

NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover will attempt to land on Mars on Thursday afternoon. If Perseverance survives its supersonic plunge and jetpack landing, it will then search for fossils of alien microbes. Watch NASA's live broadcast from mission control, and look out for video footage of the landing later. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. NASA's most sophisticated Mars rover is about to attempt a plunge to the surface of Mars.Perseverance - or "Percy," as N...
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NASA's Mars rover is about to land in the perfect place to hunt for alien fossils: an ancient lake bed called Jezero Crater

An artist's illustration shows NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech On Thursday, NASA's Perseverance rover is set to land in a dried-up Martian lake bed called Jezero Crater. Jezero is a perfect place to search for alien fossils because an ancient river deposited microbe-trapping minerals there. Perseverance will search the lake bottom, shorelines, and river delta for signs of ancient microbes. Visit the Business section of Insider for more s...
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Striking NASA animation reveals the harrowing descent to Mars that the Perseverance rover is about to attempt

A capsule carrying Perseverance will plunge through Mars's atmosphere (left) and a jetpack will fly the rover to a safe landing spot (right). NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover is set to plunge to Mars and land in an ancient lake bed on February 18. The spacecraft must weather a fiery 12,000-mph plunge, deploy a supersonic parachute, and navigate to safety with a jetpack. A realistic NASA animation shows that nail-biting descent in detail. Visit the Business section of Insider ...
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NASA's Perseverance Rover will land in Jezero Crater on Mars in less than two weeks. The complex crater served as a watershed and...

Jezero Crater once could have been a prime location for martian microbial mats. And Perseverance aims to find out if any Martian fossils...
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NASA's Perseverance rover is about to attempt a supersonic plunge to Mars, complete with a jetpack landing

An artist's illustration of NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover is set to land on Mars on Thursday, February 18. Entry, descent, and landing are the trickiest parts of a Mars mission, often called the "seven minutes of terror." To land in the Jezero Crater, Perseverance will use a jetpack and advanced navigation system. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. NASA is about to accomplish an unpreceden...
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The first-ever space helicopter is approaching Mars in the belly of NASA's rover. It could change how we explore other planets.

An artist's illustration shows NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA stowed a solar-powered helicopter in the belly of its Perseverance rover, set to land on Mars on February 18. The helicopter, called Ingenuity, aims to conduct the first controlled flights ever on another planet. Ingenuity and Perseverance will both record video as the drone flies over an ancient Martian lakebed. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A spac...
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After '7 minutes of terror,' NASA's Perseverance rover will begin an 'epic journey' on Mars next month

In 22 days, NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover will land on Mars in Jezero Crater to search for signs of ancient life that may have been on the red planet in the past.
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Perseverance: coming soon to a planet near you

"A planet near you" is relative, of course, as 300 million miles is still quite a journey. NASA's Perserverance rover launched in July, and is scheduled to land in the Jezero Crater on Mars on February 18. The landing will be covered live, and to drum up enthusiasm, NASA released a "trailer" for the landing, with all the drama you might expect for a blockbuster event. — Read the rest
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16 plutonium-powered space missions shaping our understanding of space — including the NASA rover that will search for alien life on Mars

NASA last week launched its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover to hunt for signs of ancient alien life. Once on Mars, Perseverance will be powered by a radioisotope thermoelectric generator. The nuclear "battery" is fueled by a rare human-made material called plutonium-238. Perseverance is just the latest in a long line of groundbreaking, plutonium-powered spacecraft that have changed our understanding of the solar system. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. NASA's latest car-size ...
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From fleeing Cambodia to helping build Mars rover, JPL engineer embodies ‘perseverance’

The bird-chirp alarm in Ny Sou Okon’s Pasadena home went off at 4 a.m. Thursday morning, July 30, signaling to her 8-year-old and 4-year-old sons that it was time to wake up. The day had come. The boys climbed out of bed and met their parents in the living room. Okon’s older son still squinted at the light. The family sat on the sofa and tuned into YouTube Live on the television above their fireplace. They set up a laptop on the coffee table, where Okon and her husband logged into a digital view...
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NASA just launched its Mars alien-hunting Perseverance rover into deep space with a drone tucked under its belly

NASA's new Mars rover, Perseverance, successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Thursday at 7:50 a.m. ET. If Perseverance survives its seven-month journey to Mars, the robot will search the planet for signs of alien life and test technologies that humans will need to survive on future interplanetary missions. Perseverance will also take the first HD video of a Mars landing, drill the first Martian rock samples for return to Earth, and deliver the first interplanetary helicopter. Vi...
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