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Perseverance rover

The Perseverance rover of NASA successfully landed on the Martial surface recently. It will involve in the search for life on Mars. It will also collect 30 rock and soil samples in sealed tubes, which would eventually be sent back to Earth for scientific analysis. It will undertake several experiments like flying Ingenuity helicopter and ..

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Marsquake

NASA recently announced the detection of the quake on Mars, called marsquake. What is the magnitude of the quake recorded? NASA reported that it recorded a magnitude 5 marsquake. The largest previously detected “marsquake” was in August 2021. Also, this is the largest quake ever observed on another planet. Which equipment detected the present marsquake? ..

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Perseverance: Capture of ‘Solar Eclipse on Mars’

The Perseverance Mars rover of NASA has captured a video of an eclipse on Phobos, one of the two moons of Mars. Overview: The video captured by the Perseverance rover is the highest-frame-rate observation and the most zoomed-in of a solar eclipse that has been captured from the Martian surface. This Martian eclipse has provided ..

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What is Solar conjunction?

American Space Agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently decided to stop sending active commands to its missions on the MARS for next few weeks till the time “Mars solar conjunction” remains in effect. What is Solar Conjunction? As per NASA, during the Mars solar conjunction period, Earth and the MARS will be on ..

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NASA’s Mars Rover collected its First Rock Sample

Newest Mars rover of the American Space Agency, NASA has successfully collected the first rock sample for return to the Earth. Highlights Rock sample was termed as the perfect core sample by the Perseverance rover’s chief engineer, Adam Steltzner. In earlier attempt, Perseverance drilled into much softer rock to crumble the sample, but it didn’t ..

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China develops miniature helicopter for Mars missions

China developed a prototype miniature helicopter for the purpose of surveillance work on future Mars missions. Key Points According to Chinese space science agency, this miniature helicopter was developed after the historic landing of robotic rover on the Mars. The prototype helicopter is similar to the robotic helicopter Ingenuity in appearance, which was developed by ..

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