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NASA engineers expected their Mars helicopter to crash after 5 liftoffs. It just landed its 15th flight.

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter was on Mars when the Perseverance Rover dropped it on April 5, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA sent the Ingenuity helicopter
Rocks on floor of Jezero Crater, Mars, show signs of sustained interactions with water
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Rocks on floor of Jezero Crater, Mars, show signs of sustained interactions with water

The Perseverance Rover takes a selfie above the rock from which it took two core samples on Mars. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS. The Perseverance
NASA Confirms What They Suspected About Jezero Crater on Mars All Along
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NASA Confirms What They Suspected About Jezero Crater on Mars All Along

A study released Thursday said that images from Mars show how water shaped the Red Planet's landscape over billions of years. These images will help
Perseverance rover confirms existence of ancient Mars lake and river delta
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Perseverance rover confirms existence of ancient Mars lake and river delta

At the time Kodiak sediment deposition, inferred paleolake levels within Mars Jezero Crater. The red star is NASA's Perseverance Rover landing site.
Rover images confirm Jezero crater is an ancient Martian lake
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Rover images confirm Jezero crater is an ancient Martian lake

This image of an escarpment or scarp, a long, steep, slope running along the delta of Mars Jezero Crater, was created using data from Perseverance's
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NASA’s Perseverance rover finally scooped up a piece of Mars

It's a happy turnaround from August when Perseverance tried to get a sample. However, scientists discovered that the tube was empty. Unfortunately,
Jezero Crater: Raised Ridges in 3D
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Jezero Crater: Raised Ridges in 3D

Astronomy Picture Of The Day Explore the cosmos Every day, a new image or photograph of the fascinating universe is presented along with a short
NASA's Mars Helicopter Just Hit a Huge Milestone, Far Exceeding The Original Mission
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NASA's Mars Helicopter Just Hit a Huge Milestone, Far Exceeding The Original Mission

The "little helicopter that could", has done it again. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter for Mars, a small, tissue-box-sized rotorcraft, made