Perseverance has identified carbon-containing organic chemicals in some of the rocks it's examined on the floor of Mars' Jezero Crater.
NASA's Mars rover Perseverance is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet on Feb. 18, 2021. The new rover will search for signs of habitable environments on Mars and evidence of past microbial life. It will also cache samples of the Red Planet to return to Earth for a future Mars sample-return mission. See the latest news about NASA's Perseverance Mars rover here!
The helicopter finished its 17th flight on Dec. 5, and is getting ready for an 18th as soon as Wednesday (Dec. 15).
NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity soared through the Red Planet skies for the 17th time last weekend, but we'll have to wait a little longer to get a full accounting of the flight.
Perseverance just snagged its fourth Red Planet sample, drilling another core from an intriguing rock that it sampled a little over a week ago.
NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity has aced yet another Red Planet flight, the little chopper's 16th sortie.
Stunning new videos show NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity soaring through the Red Planet skies like never before.
The car-sized Perseverance rover drilled a core sample on Monday (Nov. 15), filling a titanium tube with Red Planet rock for the third time ever.
Life-size replicas of NASA's Perseverance rover and Mars helicopter Ingenuity are touring the United States over the next year.
NASA's Perseverance rover on Mars has begun scraping away at an intriguing set of layered rocks that may have formed in liquid water.
NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity completed its 15th Red Planet flight on Saturday (Nov. 6), staying aloft for more than 2 minutes.
A new video shows NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity as it completed its latest daring brief flight hop in the thinning atmosphere of the Red Planet.
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover has emerged from its first "solar conjunction" blackout and gotten back to work on the Red Planet.
NASA's helicopter Ingenuity has successfully completed its 14th test flight on the Red Planet, demonstrating its ability to fly in summer weather conditions on Mars.
NASA's Perseverance rover has recorded up to five hours of sounds on the Mars, giving engineers a sense of how the Red Planet sounds different from Earth.
NASA's Mars helicopter is ready to make its first flight attempt after a two-week communications blackout caused by the sun's being directly between Earth and the Red Planet.
In the short time since NASA's Perseverance rover landed in Mars' Jezero Crater on Feb. 18, 2021, it's already made history.
Photos snapped by Perseverance show that Jezero Crater did indeed host a large river-fed lake in the ancient past.