NASA Helicopter Has Been Zipping About On Mars, Paving The Way For Drone Exploration
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NASA Helicopter Has Been Zipping About On Mars, Paving The Way For Drone Exploration

NASA Helicopter has been zipping about on Mars, Paving the Way for Drone Exploration NASA's Ingenuity helicopter spent the summer orbiting Mars. Its
NASA confirms Perseverance Mars rover got its first piece of rock
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NASA confirms Perseverance Mars rover got its first piece of rock

From a ridgeline measuring half a mile (900m) in length, the target was a small rock of briefcase size called "Rochette". NASA confirmed that
After six months on Mars, NASA's tiny copter is still flying high
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After six months on Mars, NASA's tiny copter is still flying high

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter was photographed by the Perseverance Rover on Mars on June 15, 2021. It was supposed to fly only five times. NASA's Mars
China's Zhurong Mars rover returns panorama ahead of planetary blackout
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China's Zhurong Mars rover returns panorama ahead of planetary blackout

This panorama was captured by China's Zhurong Mars Rover. The communications equipment and solar panels of the rover are visible in the foreground.
See the inside of a Martian rock, thanks to NASA's Perseverance rover
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See the inside of a Martian rock, thanks to NASA's Perseverance rover

Perseverance is NASA's primary mission on Mars. It seeks evidence of past lives. Some of this evidence is hidden deep within the Martian rocks.
World's largest Martian meteorite goes on display
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World's largest Martian meteorite goes on display

For the first time, we are displaying the largest fragment of Mars that has ever fallen to Earth. The large chunk of Mars measures 10 inches (25 cm)
NASA's Perseverance Rover Drills a Mars Rock on Its Second Attempt
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NASA's Perseverance Rover Drills a Mars Rock on Its Second Attempt

Justin Simon, a NASA planetary scientist, was both excited and nervous as the Perseverance Rover drilled into a rock to collect a sample of Jezero
NASA's newest Mars rover snags 1st rock sample for return
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NASA's newest Mars rover snags 1st rock sample for return

NASA has made this Wednesday, September 1, 2021 photo available. It shows the Mars Perseverance Rover's first rock sample that can be returned to
A Human Mission to Mars Should Last a Maximum of 4 Years
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A Human Mission to Mars Should Last a Maximum of 4 Years

The idea of sending humans on a mission to Mars seemed distant or science fiction at one point. The day humans will travel to Mars is quickly
NASA’s Perseverance rover finally scooped up a piece of Mars
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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,