Mars Exploration programme Current Affairs, GK & News

Zhurong: China’s first Mars rover

China has named its first Mars rover as Zhurong after a traditional fire god. The name signifies igniting the flame of Planetary Explorations of China. About Zhurong Zhurong is on board Tianwen-1 Space probe. It arrived at the Mars orbit in February 2021 and is due to land on the planet in May 2021. With ..

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NASA helicopter makes third flight on Mars

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently announced that the Ingenuity helicopter has completed its third flight successfully. Third Flight of Ingenuity Helicopter According to NASA, in its third flight, the Ingenuity helicopter flew faster and farther. In its third flight, the helicopter rose to five metres. This is the same altitude as that ..

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NASA’s Ingenuity to make first flight attempt

The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter of NASA is to make its first flight. With this, Ingenuity will make history of becoming the first controlled aircraft to fly in another planet. Ingenuity Helicopter The Ingenuity Helicopter is a part of the Mars 2020 Mission of NASA. It will serve as a technology demonstrator for the potential use ..

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