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The six-wheeled robotic scientist is heading south to explore Jezero Crater’s lakebed in search of signs of ancient microbial life.
NASA's Perseverance Rover Begins Its First Science Campaign on Mars
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The spacecraft successfully cleared some dust off its solar panels, helping to raise its energy and delay the need to switch off its science instruments.
NASA's InSight Mars Lander Gets a Power Boost
The science team is studying the clouds, which arrived earlier and formed higher than expected, to learn more about the Red Planet.
NASA's Curiosity Rover Captures Shining Clouds on Mars
Telemetry from flight six shows that the first leg of the flight went off without a hitch. But toward the end of that leg, something happened.
Surviving an In-Flight Anomaly: What Happened on Ingenuity's 6th Flight
A NASA team has found that organic salts are likely present on Mars.
Salts Could Be Important Piece of Martian Organic Puzzle, NASA Scientists Find
Plans are underway for NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter to make its sixth flight on the Red Planet in the next few days.
Plans Underway for Ingenuity's Sixth Flight
A new video gives viewers the sensation of standing on the Red Planet and seeing the action firsthand.
Seeing NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Fly in 3D
NASA’s newest Mars rover is beginning to study the floor of an ancient crater that once held a lake.
Perseverance's Robotic Arm Starts Conducting Science
Sounds of the Mars Helicopter’s whirring rotors add another new dimension to the historic project.
NASA's Perseverance Captures Video, Audio of Fourth Ingenuity Flight
The Red Planet rotorcraft headed south in support of furthering research into the potential use of aerial scouts on Mars in the future.
NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes First One-Way Trip
Ingenuity will complete its first one-way trip. When it touches down at its new location, it will start a new demonstration phase.
Why Ingenuity's Fifth Flight Will Be Different
Ingenuity will explore how aerial scouting and other functions could benefit future exploration of Mars and other worlds.
NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter to Begin New Demonstration Phase
The Mars Helicopter will extend its range, speed, and flight duration on Flight Four.
With Goals Met, NASA to Push Envelope with Ingenuity Mars Helicopter
The third flight was conducted at speeds and distances beyond what had ever been previously demonstrated, even in testing on Earth.
NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Flies Faster, Farther on Third Flight
The small rotorcraft’s horizons were expanded on its second flight.
NASA's Ingenuity Logs Second Successful Flight
A toaster-size, experimental instrument aboard Perseverance called the MOXIE accomplished the task.
NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover Extracts First Oxygen from Red Planet
Ingenuity took this shot while hovering over the Martian surface during the first powered, controlled flight on another planet.
Ingenuity's First Black-and-White Image From the Air
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has become the first aircraft in history to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet.
NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Succeeds in Historic First Flight
For two decades, the longest-lived spacecraft at the Red Planet has helped locate water ice, assess landing sites, and study the planet’s moons.
NASA's Odyssey Orbiter Marks 20 Historic Years of Mapping Mars
A technique for scanning Mars rocks for microscopic fossils is also being developed to hunt for microbes on Enceladus, Titan, and Europa.
Probing for Life in the Icy Crusts of Ocean Worlds
NASA’s newest Mars rover used a camera on the end of its robotic arm to snap this shot of itself with the Ingenuity helicopter nearby.
Say Cheese on Mars: Perseverance's Selfie With Ingenuity
NASA is targeting no earlier than Sunday, April 11, for Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s first attempt at powered, controlled flight on another planet.
NASA Invites Public to Take Flight With Ingenuity Mars Helicopter
The Mars Environmental Dynamics Analyzer (MEDA) system aboard NASA’s Perseverance rover first powered on for 30 minutes on Feb. 19.
NASA's First Weather Report from Jezero Crater on Mars
The Curiosity rover team has named a hill along the rover’s path in honor of mission scientist Rafael Navarro-González.
NASA's Curiosity Team Names Martian Hill That Serves as Mission ‘Gateway'