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NASA shares Perseverance rover's selfie with its Ingenuity helicopter on Mars
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NASA shares Perseverance rover's selfie with its Ingenuity helicopter on Mars

The Ingenuity helicopter is only 1.8 kg in weight can be seen at a distance of four metres from the rover in the selfie

NASA postpones Ingenuity helicopter's first flight due to tech issues with its rotor
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NASA postpones Ingenuity helicopter's first flight due to tech issues with its rotor

Flight is a true challenge on Mar because the air is so thin and it has to spin its rotor blades much faster than it does on Earth

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter spends its first night in frigid Martian temperatures
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter spends its first night in frigid Martian temperatures

The first flight will see it climbing to a height of three meters, hover there for 30 seconds and then descend.

NASA's Perseverance rover deploys Ingenuity helicopter on Mars' surface
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NASA's Perseverance rover deploys Ingenuity helicopter on Mars' surface

Ingenuity will take high-resolution photography as it flies up to five times with gradual difficulty over the month.

Language of space exploration rhetoric can affect public perception of space activities
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Language of space exploration rhetoric can affect public perception of space activities

Would we want futuristic Mars settlements to operate like modern-day Earth towns, or could we do better?

Where did all of Mars' water go? NASA thinks its trapped under its surface
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Where did all of Mars' water go? NASA thinks its trapped under its surface

They found that the planet lost most of its water between four to 3.7 billion years ago,

NASA's Perseverance rover nails 21-ft test drive, gets software update for Mars exploration
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NASA's Perseverance rover nails 21-ft test drive, gets software update for Mars exploration

Mission controllers also completed a software update replacing the rover's landing program, with one they will rely on to study the planet.

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover deploys wind sensor as health checks continue
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NASA's Perseverance Mars rover deploys wind sensor as health checks continue

Perseverance's first big job will reportedly be to find an airfield where the Ingenuity helicopter can take off.

ESA's Trace Gas Orbiter, NASA's HiRISE catch stunning glimpses of Perseverance rover on Mars
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ESA's Trace Gas Orbiter, NASA's HiRISE catch stunning glimpses of Perseverance rover on Mars

From their vantage point in orbit, the ground below the rover's wheels appears to be loose and dark material, with brighter material underneath.

NASA shares stunning 360-degree panorama of Perseverance Mars rover's landing site
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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.

Dare mighty things: NASA hides secret message in Perseverance rover's parachute
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Dare mighty things: NASA hides secret message in Perseverance rover's parachute

The line is from President Theodore Roosevelt and is also a mantra at JPL that adorns many of the centre’s walls.

NASA shares video, audio of Perseverance Mars landing; Ingenuity helicopter reports in
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NASA shares video, audio of Perseverance Mars landing; Ingenuity helicopter reports in

In snippets of sound after the landing, the mechanical hum of the rover's systems and gusts of wind are audible.

Meet Swati Mohan, the Indian-American scientist who led the GN&C operations of Mars 2020 mission
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Meet Swati Mohan, the Indian-American scientist who led the GN&C operations of Mars 2020 mission

Mohan's team played a key role in the entry, descent and landing (EDL) phase, which according to the NASA website was the shortest and most intense phase of the Mars 2020 mission

Seven minutes of terror: Understanding the tech Perseverance will need to survive Mars' landing
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Seven minutes of terror: Understanding the tech Perseverance will need to survive Mars' landing

The Perseverance rover, about the size of a car, is the largest Mars payload ever — weighing a tonne on Earth.

NASA could be first space agency to fly a helicopter on another planet as Perseverance gets ready to land
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NASA could be first space agency to fly a helicopter on another planet as Perseverance gets ready to land

NASA describes Ingenuity's mission as a "technology demonstration": a project that seeks to test a new capability together with the astrobiology mission of Perseverance.

New timeline for water-forged terrain on Mars proposed, days before Perseverance rover landing
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New timeline for water-forged terrain on Mars proposed, days before Perseverance rover landing

Scientists are exploring the theory that Mars was once habitable. The Jezero Crater is thought to have hosted an ancient lake.

Perseverance, Tianwen-1, Hope: US, China, UAE spacecrafts to arrive at Mars in quick succession this month
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Perseverance, Tianwen-1, Hope: US, China, UAE spacecrafts to arrive at Mars in quick succession this month

China’s Tianwen-1 duo will remain paired in orbit until May, when the rover will separate, descend to the Martian surface.

COVID-19 memorial, 11 million names and other things that will ride aboard NASA's Perseverance Mars rover
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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 underestimating the time, money needed to bring Mars rocks back to Earth: Report
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NASA underestimating the time, money needed to bring Mars rocks back to Earth: Report

NASA and the ESA should consider moving the next sample-return efforts from 2026 to 2028, due to the technological challenges, the panel said.

NASA's Mars Helicopter Ingenuity aboard the Perseverance rover recharges for the first time in space
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NASA's Mars Helicopter Ingenuity aboard the Perseverance rover recharges for the first time in space

If Ingenuity manages to withstand the harsh environment on Mars, scientists at JPL will give it a 31 Earth day test flight window.