In a first, the Perseverance rover on Mars is set to deploy a mini-helicopter named Ingenuity that will fly and explore the Red Planet.
"Touchdown confirmed! Perseverance safely on the surface of Mars, ready to begin seeking signs of past life,” flight controller Swati Mohan announced to back-slapping, fist-bumping colleagues wearing masks against the coronavirus.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists on Friday presented images which were taken at the very end of the so-called "seven-minutes-of-terror" descent sequence that brought the Mars rover Perseverance on the Red Planet.
After hurtling hundreds of millions of miles through space since last summer, three robotic explorers are ready to hit the brakes at Mars. The stakes - and anxiety - are sky high. The United Arab Emirates’ orbiter reaches Mars on Tuesday, followed
Nasa has revealed video from its Mars landing, showing the Perseverance rover’s arrival at the red planet.
Adventures in space give both, those taking part in them and those following them a frisson of thrill unmatched perhaps in any other field. In both cases, it shoots up the adrenalin and trigger waves of delight that keep overwhelming the senses. The excitement could be equal to, or perhaps