The Perseverance rover found evidence of organic compounds on Mars

The Mars rover Perseverance has found evidence of organic compounds in the Lake Crater on Mars. This was reported by Engadget with reference to a study in the journal Nature. While not definitive proof that life once existed on Mars — these compounds could have formed non-biologically — the study’s ... Read more

After two months of silence, the Ingenuity Martian helicopter is back in touch

The Martian helicopter Ingenuity, with which contact was lost after the 52nd flight on April 26, 2023, has made contact with Earth again and is preparing for the next tests. This is reported by Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Communication with the copter was lost on April 26, 2023, during a landing ... Read more

Images from the Perseverance rover may show traces of a river on Mars

New images from NASA’s Perseverance rover may reveal traces of a rollicking Martian river that was wider and deeper than scientists have ever seen here. It is reported in a message from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The river was part of a network of waterways that flowed into Jesero Crater, ... Read more

Perseverance found organic matter in the rocks of Mars

In just a year and a half of its stay on Mars, the Perseverance rover found many samples of rocks, as well as an intriguing organic substance in the rocks of the planet, reports CNET. In particular, Mars Perseverance collected two samples of a mudstone rock called Wildcat Ridge, which ... Read more

NASA will send two more helicopters to Mars. They will have wheels and will be able to drive on the surface

Aircraft on Mars is increasing. NASA plans to send two more helicopters to the Red Planet. They will be similar to Ingenuity, which is already operating on Mars. The new helicopters will have to pick up sample tubes collected by the Perseverance rover and transfer them to a lander nearby ... Read more

Mars helicopter Ingenuity completes a record-setting flight: how it was

Ingenuity continues to expand its capabilities on the surface of Mars. A NASA reconnaissance drone exploring the Red Planet with the Perseverance rover broke the record for flight duration and speed. The space agency posted a video where a helicopter flies at 12 miles per hour (about 20 km/h) for ... Read more