NASA’s Perseverance Rover Collects Puzzle Pieces of Mars’ History
Scientists tap into an array of imagers aboard the six-wheeled explorer to get a big picture of the Red Planet.
Sep 23, 2021
The lander cleared enough dust from one solar panel to keep its seismometer on through the summer, allowing scientists to study the three biggest quakes they’ve seen on Mars.
Sep 22, 2021
The rotorcraft captures nuances of rocky outcrop during aerial reconnaissance.
Sep 17, 2021
Two interactive web experiences let you explore the Martian surface, as seen by cameras aboard the rover and orbiters flying overhead.
Sep 16, 2021
The Johnson Space Center scientist was tasked with helping guide the way for mission’s first cored Mars rock sample.
Sep 15, 2021
Scientists found evidence that a region of northern Mars called Arabia Terra experienced thousands of “super eruptions,” the biggest volcanic eruptions known, over a 500-million-year period.
The rocks it has analyzed for sample collection are helping the team better understand a past marked by volcanic activity and water.
Sep 10, 2021
Panelists will discuss the Perseverance rover’s successful collection of the sample and latest science analysis.
Sep 7, 2021
The rock core is now enclosed in an airtight titanium sample tube, and will be available for retrieval in the future.
Sep 6, 2021
Perseverance will obtain additional imagery of the sample tube before potentially completing the process of collecting its first scientifically-selected Mars sample.
Sep 2, 2021