Mars

Chinese Mars rover sends first pictures

China National Space Administration (CNSA) released two pictures taken by the Zhurong rover on Mars....


China’s Mars rover is set to land on the Red Planet

China’s Mars rover 'Zhurong' is set to land on the Red Planet from the early morning of May 15, 2021 to May 19, 2021, Beijing time....


How soon are we going to fly airplanes on Mars?

We have already flown a helicopter on Mars. Could an airplane be next? Of so, how soon?...


NASA delays first Mars helicopter flight

The first flight of Ingenuity, NASA’s Mars helicopter, was rescheduled to make time for troubleshooting....


Courage through pressure: why we need women in aerospace engineering

Simona Liukaityte-Suszczynska is an engineer who worked on the Perseverance rover. Read her insights into the obstacles women face in the aerospace industry....


First video from Mars Perseverance successful landing

NASA revealed first videos from Mars Perseverance rover that capture a successful landing on the Red Planet....


Will Perseverance’s helicopter really conduct first flight on another planet?

NASA said that Ingenuity, a helicopter carried aboard Perseverance rover, is going to perform the first powered flight on Mars. But is this true?...


NASA’s new Mars rover landing successful, first pictures received

On March 18, 2021, NASA confirmed the successful landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars....


Why is NASA sending a helicopter to Mars?

Amongst many sophisticated instruments aboard the Perseverance, NASA’s latest Mars rover, there is a curious little box with four legs and four rotor blades attached. It is called Ingenuity, and it is a true-to-life chopper not unlike many flying above Earth’s skies right now....


NASA successfully launches Perseverance, the latest Mars rover

Perseverance, the new NASA rover designed to study the surface of Mars, was launched onboard ULA Atlas V rocket on July 30, 2020, on the first day of its launch window....