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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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NASA is reviving its 'Send Your Name to Mars' program for July 2026 - here's how to get your name to Mars

NASA previously ran the initiative for its 2018 InSight lander. ​​NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA will send millions of names to Mars on its next mission in 2026 and anyone can sign up. They previously ran the initiative for the Perseverance rover that carried over 10 million names. The names are etched onto "fingernail-sized chips" and placed on a placard attached to the craft. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Space travel to Mars is looking increasingly promising.From the Pe...
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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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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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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 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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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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Now on 'Mars time,' NASA's Perseverance team has to shift their work hours 40 minutes later every day

The Perseverance surface-operations team celebrates the rover's landing from their mission-control room at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, February 18, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover just landed on Mars. Now about 350 of its engineers and scientists have to work on "Mars time," shifting their hours 40 minutes later each day. Since this requires overnight shifts and causes jetlag, NASA only asks them to do it for three months. Visit the Business section of Inside...
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NASA's Perseverance rover has beamed back the first-ever photo of a Mars landing

A photo of NASA's Perseverance rover just feet above the Martian surface - part of a video recorded of the landing on February 18, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover has beamed back the first photo of its descent to Mars, a snapshot of the robot feet from landing. NASA expects a full video of landing soon, from six cameras on the rover. NASA also published the rover's first color images of the Martian surface. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. NASA h...
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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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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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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 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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3 spacecraft are set to reach Mars this month, from NASA, China, and the UAE. Here's what they aim to learn.

An illustration of NASA's Perseverance rover landing on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA, China, and the United Arab Emirates each have a mission speeding towards Mars — all set to arrive in February. NASA's Perseverance rover is equipped to sniff out signs of alien life, while China's Tianwen-1 rover could find underground water. The UAE's Hope orbiter aims to make a global map of the Martian climate. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. After six months of careening through...
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3 spacecraft are set to reach Mars next month, from NASA, China, and the UAE. Here's what they aim to learn.

An illustration of NASA's Perseverance rover landing on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA, China, and the United Arab Emirates each have a mission speeding towards Mars. They're all set to arrive in February. NASA's Perseverance rover is equipped to sniff out signs of alien life, while China's Tianwen-1 rover could find underground water. The UAE's Hope orbiter aims to make a global map of the Martian climate. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. After six months of careening ...
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Scientists detected a set of salty lakes on Mars, hidden below the glaciers of its south pole

Mars's northern ice cap. NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS Mars has a series of saltwater lakes beneath the glaciers of its southern ice cap, researchers say. These hypersalty patches of liquid water could harbor microbial alien life. NASA's Perseverance rover is traveling to Mars to search for signs of extraterrestrial life. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Scientists have detected a series of saltwater lakes beneath the glaciers of Mars' southern ice cap. The researchers belie...
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NASA Mars Launch 2020: Highlights From Perseverance Rover's Journey

The third and final mission to the red planet of the month lifted off on Thursday.
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Mars Launch 2020: Highlights From Perseverance Rover's Journey

The third and final mission to the red planet of the month lifted off on Thursday.
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NASA Launches Perseverance Rover to Mars, Capping Summer of Missions to Red Planet

The third and final mission to the red planet of the month lifted off on Thursday.
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Watch NASA Launch the Mars Perseverance Rover Live

The third and final mission to the red planet of the month will lift off on Thursday.
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Too Much Mars? Let’s Discuss Other Worlds

Two veteran space journalists discuss why so much attention and budget seems to be directed to the red planet.
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To Land Perseverance Rover in One Piece, NASA Made Improvements

The United States has an unparalleled record of success on the red planet’s surface, but NASA’s engineers aren’t resting on their laurels.
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NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Launch: When to Watch

The third and final mission to the red planet of the month will lift off on Thursday.
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