Perseverance Current Affairs, GK & News

Tianwen-1: Chinese Rover lands on Mars

On May 14, 2021, the Chinese Spacecraft Tianwen 1 landed on Mars successfully. It was launched in July 2020 on a Long March 5 rocket. About the landing Tianwen 1 has been orbiting Mars for three months now. The lander that carried the Zhurong rover touched down the Martian surface successfully. It landed in the ..

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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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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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MOXIE- Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment

The Perseverance rover of Mars 2020 Mission of NASA recently converted carbon dioxide into oxygen. This is the first time this has been achieved in another planet. This was achieved by MOXIE, an instrument placed in the front side of the rover. What is MOXIE? MOXIE is Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilisation Experiment. It is ..

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