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'Representation matters': How Dr Swati Mohan, the woman behind NASA's Mars 2020 mission, impressed all online

March 05, 2021 8:09 pm

Dr Swati Mohan, the guidance and control operations lead for NASA's Mars 2020 mission, has got everyone talking online for her calm demeanour and the bindi she is sporting.

Meet Dr Swati Mohan, the Indian-American scientist behind NASA's rover landing on Mars

February 19, 2021 6:28 pm

Dr Swati Mohan first emigrated from India to the United States when she was just a year old. Mohan traces her love for space back to the American science fiction series ‘Star Trek’, which she first watched at the age of 9.

WATCH: Rare footage of Mars' crater which can be a source of water

July 07, 2020 11:25 am

A video from the European Space Agency (ESA) that was posted on Youtube on June 30 has been making rounds.

NASA sending robotic geologist to Mars to dig super deep

May 02, 2018 11:52 am

It will be NASA's first interplanetary mission launched from somewhere other than Florida's Cape Canaveral. Californians along the coast down to Baja will have front-row seats for the pre-dawn flight.

Mars 2020 rover mission completes first supersonic parachute test: NASA

November 21, 2017 3:23 pm

NASA has completed the first test of its Mars 2020 mission's parachute-testing series, the Advanced Supersonic Parachute Inflation Research Experiment (ASPIRE), the US space agency announced.