Just minutes after NASA's Perseverance Mars rover nailed its touchdown on the Red Planet, the spacecraft sent back the first two images of its new home in 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 car-sized Perseverance, the most advanced robot ever sent to the Red Planet, aced its "seven minutes of terror" touchdown this afternoon (Feb. 18).
New York City's most famous building turned red overnight to celebrate NASA's Perseverance rover landing Thursday (Feb. 18).
As I write this, NASA's Perseverance Rover is hurtling toward Mars at a speed of more than 80,000 km/h and is set to land at the Red Planet on February 18.
This month has been a busy one for Mars exploration. Several countries sent missions to the red planet in June last year, taking advantage of a launch window.
It's "Mars madness" day for space fans NASA's Perseverance rover mission targets an epic landing today (Feb. 18). A NASA documentary takes a close look at the mission.
The Perseverance team will return to a time-honored tradition at NASA these past few decades — the tradition of living on "Mars time."
NASA's Mars Perseverance mission is days away from landing on Jezero Crater, a place thought to once have been an ancient lake.
With hundreds of worlds in the solar system to explore, it's fair to ask as NASA's Perseverance rover makes its final approach for landing Thursday (Feb. 18): Why do we keep going back to Mars?
Mars may not be ready to escape the spotlight just yet, even after receiving its third Earthly mission this month.
Here's a look at Mars' Jezero Crater, the gorgeous basin where the Perseverance rover is expected to touch down and look for signs of ancient microbial life.
From its "Name the Rover" essay contest to the "Mission to Mars" student challenge, NASA has encouraged students to get involved in the Perseverance mission landing on the Red Planet today (Feb. 18).
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet today (Feb. 18) at 3:55 p.m. EST (2055 GMT) — or at least that's when NASA will find out if it landed.
Clouds or dust storms on Mars won't spoil the Perseverance rover's big landing today (Feb. 18), NASA scientists said.
A new National Geographic documentary will let you share in the excitement of NASA's Perseverance Mars rover landing on the Red Planet Thursday.
NASA's Mars 2020 rover Perseverance is equipped with two microphones, which will allow humanity to hear the sounds of the Red Planet for the first time.
When NASA's Perseverance rover lands on Mars on Feb. 18, it will be bringing five "extras," from a message to future explorers on Mars to a slice of Martian meteorite.
NASA's next Mars rover, Perseverance, will have a squad of spacecraft watching its dangerous descent from above Thursday (Feb. 18).