News Archive / Tagged: Jezero Crater
‘Ingenuity-class’ drones added to Mars sample return missionDerek RichardsonJuly 27th, 2022
NASA has changed the planned architecture for its Mars Sample Return Program, ditching a fetch rover in favor of two small helicopters.
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter logs 25th flightCullen DesforgesApril 18th, 2022
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter logged its 25th flight as it works to catch up with the Perseverance rover, which is heading toward an ancient river delta.
Perseverance rover racing to an ancient Martian river deltaCullen DesforgesMarch 31st, 2022
NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover has been racing toward an ancient Martian river delta in recent weeks as it covers ground faster than any pervious rover.
Mars helicopter tests higher rotor speed on latest flightCullen DesforgesNovember 1st, 2021
NASA’s Mars Helicopter Ingenuity successfully made its 14th flight, testing a higher rotor speed in anticipation upcoming seasonal changes.
Ingenuity helicopter deployed onto the Martian surfaceCullen DesforgesApril 5th, 2021
NASA’s first interplanetary helicopter has touched the surface of Mars for the first time after being deployed from underneath the Perseverance rover.
Engineers detail plans for Ingenuity Mars helicopter’s first flightMichael McCabeMarch 24th, 2021
Now that NASA’s Perseverance rover is safely on Mars, all eyes are shifting toward the deployment of a small technology demonstration, a drone-like helicopter called Ingenuity.
Perseverance rover begins driving across the surface of MarsCullen DesforgesMarch 13th, 2021
In the weeks since Perseverance landed on Mars, the images, science and sounds that have come from the mission have proven to be groundbreaking.
Want to send you name to Mars? Now’s your chanceJason RhianMay 22nd, 2019
NASA is inviting individuals to submit their names to be etched onto a chip that will fly aboard its next Mars rover, slated to launch in 2020.
NASA chooses Jezero Crater as landing site for Mars 2020 roverJim SharkeyNovember 21st, 2018
Selecting a landing site is a crucial step in Mars mission planning as the scientific value of an area must be weighed against any potential hazards.