Mars Rovers Will Need to Dig Deeper If They Want to Find Evidence of Life — Universe Today

The search for life—even ancient life—on Mars is trickier than we thought. In a recent study published in the journal Astrobiology, researchers have determined that NASA’s Mars Perseverance (Percy) Rover will have to dig two meters (6.6 feet) beneath the Martian surface in order to find traces of ancient life. 814 more words

Mars Rovers Will Need to Dig Deeper If They Want to Find Evidence of Life — Universe Today

InSight is Losing Power, it Probably Will be Shut Down in a Few Months — Universe Today

The InSight Mars lander will cease science operations sometime in the next few months due to a decreasing power supply, mission managers said at a news conference on May 17. 654 more words

InSight is Losing Power, it Probably Will be Shut Down in a Few Months — Universe Today

Perseverance Begins the Next Phase of its Mission, Studying an Ancient River Bed on Mars — Universe Today

On February 18, 2021, NASA’s Perseverance (Percy) Rover successfully landed in the dried-up lakebed known as Jezero Crater on Mars, beaming back images and video of its descent and landing to millions of space fans living on the planet that built and launched this incredible robotic explorer. 1,067 more words

Perseverance Begins the Next Phase of its Mission, Studying an Ancient River Bed on Mars — Universe Today

Martian Astronauts Will Create Fuel by Having a Shower — Universe Today

When astronauts begin exploring Mars, they will face numerous challenges. Aside from the time and energy it takes to get there and all the health risks that come with long-duration missions in space, there are also the hazards of the Martian environment itself. 696 more words

Martian Astronauts Will Create Fuel by Having a Shower — Universe Today

Perseverance’s Software Lets it Move Swiftly Across the Surface of Mars — Universe Today

Mars rovers are not known for being particularly speedy.  Spirit and Opportunity managed a max speed of a whopping 5 cm per second, while Curiosity… 782 more words

Perseverance’s Software Lets it Move Swiftly Across the Surface of Mars — Universe Today

This is Where the Mars Sample Return Mission Could be Landing — Universe Today

NASA’s Perseverance Rover is busy exploring Jezero Crater on Mars. Part of its mission is to collect samples for retrieval by a future mission. NASA and the ESA haven’t determined where the sample return mission will land yet. 558 more words

This is Where the Mars Sample Return Mission Could be Landing — Universe Today

These are Star Dunes on Mars, Formed When the Wind Comes From Many Different Directions — Universe Today

Missions to Mars are expensive, even orbiters. They’re there to do science, not take pretty pictures. But sometimes Mars’ beauty is captured inadvertently, usually with some science mixed in. 369 more words

These are Star Dunes on Mars, Formed When the Wind Comes From Many Different Directions — Universe Today
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