Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes First One-Way Trip

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter completed its fifth flight on the Red Planet today with its first…

Perseverance’s Robotic Arm Starts Conducting Science

NASA’s Perseverance rover has been busy serving as a communications base station for the Ingenuity Mars…

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter to Begin New Demonstration Phase

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has a new mission. Having proven that powered, controlled flight is possible…

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Flies Faster, Farther on Third Flight

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter continues to set records, flying faster and farther on Sunday, April 25,…

Ingenuity Makes Its Second Flight Over Mars

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter successfully completed its second Mars flight on April 22 – the 18th sol,…

Perseverance Extracts Its First Oxygen From The Martian Atmosphere

The growing list of “firsts” for Perseverance, NASA’s newest six-wheeled robot on the Martian surface, includes…

Combined Airborne Wind and Photovoltaic Energy System for Martian Habitats

Generating renewable energy on Mars is technologically challenging. Firstly, because compared to Earth, key energy resources…

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Succeeds in Historic First Flight

Monday, NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter became the first aircraft in history to make a powered, controlled…

InSight Detects Two Sizable Quakes on Mars

NASA’s InSight lander has detected two strong, clear quakes originating in a location of Mars called…

Curiosity Rover Explores Stratigraphy Of Gale Crater

Gale Crater’s central sedimentary mound (Aeolis Mons or, informally, Mount Sharp) is a 5.5-km-tall remnant of…