Mars

Ingenuity Mars helicopter all set for new demonstration phase

Since the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has touched down the surface, it has started its mission to explore ancient life on the red planet. The Mars helicopter has already completed its transition phase and now it is all set to start the new demonstration phase. 

May 02, 2021, 17:15 PM IST

DNA: First successful flight of NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter on Mars

On Monday (April 19, 2021), NASA successfully performed a controlled flight to Mars for the first time. History was created with the help of the Ingenuity Helicopter, which flew around the Jezero Crater and successfully landed back on Martian Land.

Apr 20, 2021, 23:28 PM IST

NASA shares an astonishing image of blue dunes on the Mars

A stunning image of the blue dunes on Mars is not actually blue as the colours are just the representation of the temperature.

Apr 12, 2021, 09:03 AM IST

NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter touches down on Red Planet ahead of historic first flight scheduled for April 11

Ingenuity carries two cameras to document its flights, which will also be observed by the Perseverance rover.

Apr 05, 2021, 15:32 PM IST

Curious case of 'Spiders on Mars', NASA working on this weird mystery

Spiders or also knows as the Araneiforms, the strange-looking negative topography radial system of the dendritic troughs. These patterns resemble the tree branches. Araneiforms or spiders are not found on Earth.

Mar 26, 2021, 13:44 PM IST

NASA Perseverance rover captures sounds of it driving around Mars

NASA's rover to the Mars has sent back an audio file containing sounds of the Perseverance driving on the Red Planet. This is the first such audio recorded of any vehicle driving around in Mars.

Mar 18, 2021, 19:11 PM IST

NASA's Perseverance rover sends first acoustic recording of laser shots on Mars, Listen to it here

NASA on Wednesday (March 10) released "the first acoustic recording of laser impacts on a rock target on Mars." This audio recording comes from a microphone attached to the rover. As per the reports the audio was recorded on March 2. 

Mar 11, 2021, 11:10 AM IST

Everything is not fine with elon musk's mars mission

एलन मस्क की कंपनी स्पेस एक्स ने एसएन10 स्टारशिप का प्रोटोटाइप लॉन्च किया है.

Mar 04, 2021, 10:30 AM IST

NASA's Perseverance Rover posts stunning panoramic photo of Mars

The NASA shared a magnificent panoramic photo of Mars taken from its Perseverance Rover that landed on the red planet recently. The photo shows the rim of the Jezero Crater where the rover touched down last week and the cliff face of an ancient river delta in the distance. 

Feb 27, 2021, 17:56 PM IST

Did you know Mars rover's giant parachute carried secret message and space enthusiasts cracked it within a few hours?

NASA hid a secret message on the parachute that landed its Perseverance rover down on the surface of Mars last week. Internet sleuths claim to have "cracked a code" hidden in images from the Mars rover's landing last week.

Feb 24, 2021, 07:07 AM IST

DNA: Is there a possibility of life on Mars?

US Space Agency NASA shared a video of the latest footage of Mars on social media. This video was recently sent from Mars by NASA's Perseverance rover. In this video, the Perseverance rover captured every moment of landing on the red planet with the help of a parachute.

Feb 23, 2021, 23:08 PM IST

Earth receives first-ever audio from Mars, NASA takes a leap in human history

The Perseverance rover landed last Thursday near an ancient river delta in Jezero Crater to search for signs of ancient microscopic life. After spending the weekend binge-watching the descent and landing video, the team at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, shared the video at a news conference on Monday.

Feb 23, 2021, 09:00 AM IST

In Pics: World lauds as NASA's Perseverance rover makes historic Mars landing, know what's next

"This landing is one of those pivotal moments for NASA, the US, and space exploration globally -- when we know we are on the cusp of discovery and sharpening our pencils, so to speak, to rewrite the textbooks," said acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk. The mission itself personifies the human ideal of persevering towards the future and will help us prepare for human exploration of the Red Planet," Jurczyk said in a statement.

Feb 19, 2021, 20:51 PM IST

NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover shares first pic with the world after successful landing

NASA scientists described Perseverance rover as the most ambitious of nearly 20 US missions to Mars dating back to the Mariner spacecraft`s 1965 fly-by. The mission was launched to search for traces of ancient microbial life on Mars.

Feb 19, 2021, 14:55 PM IST

Perseverance Rover lands safely on Mars surface, NASA gets big success

In one of NASA's most ambitious Mars mission, the Perseverance rover will land on the surface of planet Mars on Friday (February 19), according to Indian time. NASA has confirmed that the rover, which was launched this summer, will touch down in Jezero Crater, an ancient delta on the Martian surface, at around 2:25 am IST on Friday. A key objective of the mission on Mars is astrobiology, including the search for signs of ancient microbial life.

Feb 19, 2021, 08:14 AM IST

NASA's astrobiology rover Perseverance makes historic Mars landing: See first pics

The robotic vehicle sailed through space for nearly seven months before piercing the Martian atmosphere at 19,000 km per hour to begin its approach to touchdown on the planet`s surface. The spacecraft`s self-guided descent and landing during a complex series of manoeuvres that NASA dubbed "the seven minutes of terror" stands as the most elaborate and challenging feat in the annals of robotic spaceflight.

Feb 19, 2021, 03:00 AM IST

Mars digger bites the dust after 2 years on Red planet

The lander recently was granted a two-year extension for scientific work, now lasting until the end of 2022.

Jan 15, 2021, 07:37 AM IST

In a first, NASA gets ready to bring rock samples from this planet to Earth

NASA had launched its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover in July and the rover is now more than halfway to the planet.

Nov 14, 2020, 20:51 PM IST

SpaceX to launch first Starship rocket to Mars in this year, reveals CEO Elon Musk

Billionaire business and SpaceX owner Elon Musk has announced that his company will launch its first uncrewed mission to Mars in 2024.

Oct 19, 2020, 10:14 AM IST

Why does Anand Mahindra think it's time to move to Mars?

Mahindra has also tagged Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk in his tweet.

Sep 28, 2020, 11:10 AM IST