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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 ..

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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Ingenuity undertakes 8th flight on the Mars

NASA’s experimental Mars helicopter called Ingenuity undertook its 8th flight on Red Planet. Highlights Most recent flight was made by Ingenuity to Mars  was on June 21, 2021. During the flight, Ingenuity remained aloft for 77.4 seconds. It flew 525 feet and landed about 440 feet away from Perseverance rover. Ingenuity was originally designed to ..

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Perseverance rover begins to study ancient crater’s floor

The Perseverance rover of Mars 2020 mission is to study the floor of an ancient crater of Mars. The crater once held a lake. About the Study The Perseverance rover will use a camera called “WATSON” to capture detailed shots of the rocks. Also, it will use zoomable cameras located on its head to survey ..

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NASA Rover Records Ingenuity Flight in Mars

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently released a new video shot by the Perseverance rover. The six wheeled robot has shot the fourth flight of Ingenuity helicopter successfully. About the video The duration of the video was three minutes. It showed winds blowing across Jezero Crater. The Perseverance landed from the Mars 2020 ..

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