Mars Rover News
Pre-Historic Life On Mars? NASA's Curiosity rover spots a strange bone-like rock on the red planet
NASA's Curiosity Rover has sent some strange images back to Earth over the years. It may have just sent the strangest images it has ever taken. Curiosity sent over images of a bunch of rocks at the bottom Gale Crater that looks like the remains of a fish or fir tree.
China’s Mars mission failure: NASA Images show China's Mars Rover hasn’t moved an inch in months
China’s Zhurong Mars rover faced a massive storm in May 2022 after which it started having issues. As per images taken by NASA, the Zhurong rover stopped moving sometime before September last year and hasn’t moved since.
Explained: NASA’s first-ever recording of sound of dust devil on Mars
Researchers hope that recording the sound of a dust devil on Mars will help them better understand the weather and climate on the planet, including how its arid surface and thin atmosphere may have once supported life
NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover found “human trash” on Mars
The Perseverance Rover has found something very unusual on the surface of Mars. Instead of finding past microbial life forms as part of its mission, the Mars Rover has found a piece of “human trash” on its surface.
China's Zhurong rover completes initial mission, will continue to explore Mars
It said it would continue to explore the area known as Utopia Planitia where it landed on 14 May.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity completes nine years on the red planet
The robot which was launched in November 2011 and reached Mars on 5 August 2012.
China’s ambitious plans in space go beyond the moon and Mars
China is planning a single, 10-year mission to collect a sample from an asteroid and pass by a comet.
Tianwen-1: How China's Mars lander Zhurong will attempt to touch down on the red planet
Tianwen-1 will use a laser range finder to work out where it is relative to Martian terrain and microwave sensor to determine its speed more accurately.
Ingenuity flies the furthest its ever gone in third successful flight on Mars
The helicopter on this third flight covered 50 meters of distance, reaching the speed of two meters per second.
Perseverance rover converts CO2 into oxygen on Mars for the first time
MOXIE produced five grams of oxygen, equal to 10 minutes of breathable oxygen for astronaut carrying out normal activity.
NASA shares stunning 360-degree panorama of Perseverance Mars rover's landing site
The rover's cameras will help scientists ascertain the geological history and atmospheric conditions of Jezero Crater.
Watch: Greta Thunberg's 'Fridays for Future' releases video mocking massive expenditure on Mars exploration
The video, titled '1%', takes a jibe at the governments around the world spending billions on space exploration when the same money could be used on Earth to tackle the climate crisis
COVID-19 memorial, 11 million names and other things that will ride aboard NASA's Perseverance Mars rover
NASA says the 'extra' baggage the rover is carrying is part of a tradition called 'festooning' that goes back to the early space age.
NASA conducts test drive on Mars-bound Perseverance rover’s twin — Optimism — on Earth
Optimism will share space in the Mars Yard with Maggie, the engineering model that stands in for NASA's Curiosity rover.
On NASA's Curiosity rover's eight anniversary, here are some of its top findings on Mars
The car-sized rover created by NASA has travelled a total of 23.06km on the Red Planet while providing us with several images and important data.
NASA planning to fly Ingenuity Helicopter on Mars to prove that powered-flight is possible on a planet other than Earth
Ingenuity's has an antenna, solar panel, landing legs and two rotors which makes deploying it a challenge.
Perseverance rover mission: NASA begins placement of components into the configuration for launch
The launch window for the mission is between 17 July and 5 August and the mission duration will be around 687 Earth days.
NASA's Mars 2020 helicopter is named 'Ingenuity' by Alabama high school teen
Vaneeza Rupani came up with the name ‘Ingenuity’ during NASA’s ‘Name the Rover’ essay contest.
NASA’s Curiosity continues Mars expedition as team behind the rover works from home due to Coronavirus
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory said from 20 March none of the team members were present at its Southern California Lab.
Perserverance will carry more than 10 million names to Mars when it launched this July
The rover is a robotic scientist will look for signs of past microbial life and collect samples for a future return to Earth.