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NASA Mars Mission


NASA rover Perseverance hurtles toward historic landing attempt on Mars

February 18, 2021 6:41 pm

Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory near Los Angeles hope to receive confirmation of the landing, and possibly a first image from the rover, shortly after its arrival, set for 12:55 p.m. PST (2055 GMT).

Believe in your dreams, appreciate oneness and help others: Astronaut Alyssa Carson

January 07, 2020 1:25 pm

Astronaut Alyssa Carson, who wanted to to be an astronaut since the age of three years, on why one shouldn't stop dreaming big.

NASA's Mars helicopter completes flight tests

March 31, 2019 4:57 pm

The Mars Helicopter will launch as a technology demonstrator with the Mars 2020 rover on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket in July 2020 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. It is expected to reach Mars in February 2021.

NASA head says first person on Mars will likely be a woman

March 14, 2019 2:54 pm

The first person to step foot on Mars is likely to be a woman, according to Jim Bridenstine, the administrator of NASA.

NASA spacecraft shrinking orbit to prepare for Mars 2020 Rover

February 13, 2019 8:03 pm

"It is like using your cell phone. The closer you are to a cell tower, the stronger your signal," said Bruce Jakosky, MAVEN principal investigator from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

NASA InSight spacecraft Mars landing: How to watch live on mobile, desktop

November 26, 2018 10:48 pm

NASA InSight spacecraft Mars landing: Here is how and where you can watch live broadcast of NASA's spacecraft touchdown on the Martian surface

As NASA's Mars 2020 mission nears, agency creates new unmanned rover

November 29, 2017 12:24 pm

As NASA prepares for the Mars 2020 mission, the agency will retain 85 per cent of the rover technology from the Curiosity mission, which according to the mission director 'reduces risks'.

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.

NASA's InSight Mars mission receives over 1.3 lakh Indian names

November 14, 2017 4:45 pm

More than 1.3 lakh Indian space enthusiasts have submitted their names to NASA to be carried to Mars onboard the US space agency's mission to the red planet next year.

NASA's 2020 Mars rover to have 23 'eyes'

November 01, 2017 12:01 pm

There will even be a camera inside the rover's body, which will study samples as they are stored and left on the surface for collection by a future mission, according to NASA.