Why Perseverance�s first Mars drilling test came up empty
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Why Perseverance�s first Mars drilling test came up empty

NASA's Perseverance Rover reached a new milestone last week in its search for extraterrestrial intelligence. It drilled into Mars to find a rock plug
NASA Mars Helicopter Flies Super High, Spots Rover Way Down on Ground
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NASA Mars Helicopter Flies Super High, Spots Rover Way Down on Ground

"Ingenuity's aerial images are amazing, but even more when you get to play Wheres Perseverance? Going Higher NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity flew to
NASA's Mars helicopter spots its Perseverance rover pal from above in an epic view (video)
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NASA's Mars helicopter spots its Perseverance rover pal from above in an epic view (video)

This image was captured by NASA's Ingenuity helicopter during its 11th flight to the Red Planet on Aug. 5, 2021. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech) Can
Why Perseverance's First Mars Drilling Attempt Came Up Empty
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Why Perseverance's First Mars Drilling Attempt Came Up Empty

NASA's Perseverance Rover reached a new milestone last week in its search for extraterrestrial intelligence. It drilled into Mars to find a rock
After Mars Rover Fails to Collect Rock, NASA Blames Rock
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After Mars Rover Fails to Collect Rock, NASA Blames Rock

It is a brilliant example of logic. Empty-Handed Perseverance is a robotic rover designed by NASA to collect rock samples from Mars and prepare them
Crumbly Mars Rock, Not Hardware Flaws, Scuttled Perseverance�s First Sample Attempt
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Crumbly Mars Rock, Not Hardware Flaws, Scuttled Perseverance�s First Sample Attempt

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Perseverance Rover team found that the predawn hours on August 6 felt like Christmas. The scientists had
NASA blames Mars rover sampling fiasco on bad, powdery rock
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NASA blames Mars rover sampling fiasco on bad, powdery rock

NASA made these August 2021 images available to NASA. They show the drill hole that Perseverance used for its first Mars sample collection attempt.
NASA rover has been exploring surface sediments, not lake deposits, for last eight years: study
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NASA rover has been exploring surface sediments, not lake deposits, for last eight years: study

The Curiosity Rover MastCam camera captured an image of the layered sedimentary rocks that make up Mount Sharp. To understand how rocks change, the
Scientists Say NASA�s Mars Rover Is on the Site of Ancient Ponds, Not a Huge Lake
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Scientists Say NASA�s Mars Rover Is on the Site of Ancient Ponds, Not a Huge Lake

Is the Gale crater an old lake or a series small ponds? Hypothesis of Lake NASA's Curiosity Rover has been roaming the Gale crater since 2012. It is
Mars rover comes up empty in 1st try at getting rock sample
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Mars rover comes up empty in 1st try at getting rock sample

NASA released this Tuesday, April 6, 2021 image. It shows the Perseverance Mars Rover, in the foreground, and Ingenuity helicopter, about 13 feet