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NASA Mars Mission: Perseverance rover produces oxygen on Red Planet; Why the feat is important

The MOXIE or Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment carried out its first operation on April 20.

NASA exchanges data of its Mars mission with India, China, UAE & European Space Agency

United Arab Emirates (UAE) spacecraft, Hope, is also orbiting the Mars planet. There are two spacecraft from the European Space Agency in the Martian orbit, the report said.

Mars on Earth: Turkish lake may hold clues to ancient life on planet

NASA says the minerals and rock deposits at Salda are the nearest match on earth to those around the Jezero Crater where the spacecraft landed and which is believed to have once been flooded with water.

NASA Mars Mission 2020: Perseverance Rover begins warming up for ‘marathon of science’

Perseverance, during its time on the Red Planet which will run for nearly 700 days or one Martian year, will look for signs of ancient microbial life.

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NASA Mars Mission: Ingenuity Helicopter sends first report to NASA after Perseverance’s landing on Red Planet

If the Mars helicopter mission is to succeed, then it is important that it has enough energy to maintain vital functions, including heating, while also having the optimal battery health.

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NASA Perseverance Rover successfully lands on Mars’ Jezero Crater: Everything to know about the historic landing

Earlier in the day, scientists had been looking at these ‘seven minutes of terror’ and hoping that all went smoothly as Perseverance readied itself to undertake an autonomous landing.

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Countdown to Mars: With Perseverance Rover’s landing hours away, NASA scientists begin their countdown to ‘7 minutes of terror’

Perseverance is set to enter the Martian atmosphere on February 18 at about 3:48 pm EST or 2:18 am IST on February 19.

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Destination Mars! Inside many missions to Red Planet and crazy world of Elon Musk!

2020 was the first time in history when three countries launched Mars missions in the same launch window.

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NASA Mars Mission: Perseverance Rover set to land on Mars — when and where to watch live telecast

This mission is the next one in a series of Mars exploration missions that NASA has carried out over the past few decades.

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UAE’s Hope probe enters Martian Orbit: What the country aims to achieve with this mission

It was launched in July 2020, and was one of the three major missions taking off for the Red Planet in the month - the UAE, China and the US.

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Watch: Ahead of Perseverance rover’s arrival at Mars, NASA releases dramatic video trailer

In July last year, three missions from three different countries had taken off for the Red Planet - the UAE’s Hope orbiter, China’s Tianwen-1 mission, and NASA’s Perseverance.

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China’s Mars probe Tianwen 1 sends its first image of Red Planet, readies itself for entering planet’s orbit

So far, the Tianwen 1 has been flying for 197 days and has covered over 465 million kilometres.

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Close encounter between Mars and Earth

Mars and Earth got unusually cozy drawing closer to each other than they have in more than a decade.

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Ice age on Mars occurred 400,000 years ago: Scientists

During summertime in the planet's north, the remaining northern polar cap is all water ice; the southern cap is water ice as well, but remains covered by a relatively thin layer of carbon dioxide ice even in southern summerti

Ancient Mars was once washed over by mega-tsunamis

Billions of years ago, mega-tsunamis scarred the Martian landscape, yielding evidence of cold, salty oceans conducive to sustaining life, according to a recent study.

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NASA measures seasonal patterns in Mars atmosphere

The local atmosphere in Mars is clear in winter, dustier in spring and summer, and windy in autumn, NASA scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

NASA, Microsoft team up to bring you closer to Mars

The US space agency and tech giant Microsoft have teamed up to create "Destination: Mars", a guided tour of Mars using the same Hololens headset technology that helps scientists plan the Curiosity rover's activities on Red Pl

New ExoMars mission to find alien life on way to Red Planet

A new era of Mars exploration for Europe began on Monday as a new mission jointly developed by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) blasted into the sky on a Russian Proton rocket t

Europe, Russia embark on search for life on Mars

Europe and Russia are set to launch an unmanned spacecraft on Monday to smell Mars' atmosphere for gassy evidence that life once existed on the Red Planet, or may do so still.

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NASA reschedules launch of troubled Mars lander to 2018

US space agency NASA said on Wednesday that its Mars lander is now targeting a new launch window that begins May 5, 2018, with a Mars landing scheduled for November 26, 2018. "We're excited to be back on the path," John Gruns

Clues to life on Mars may be found on ‘driest place on Earth’

NASA scientists are exploring the "driest place on Earth" that provides a Mars-like environment to study the limits of life, and test drilling and life-detection technologies that may be sent to the red planet in the future.

Nasa spaceman Scott Kelly sees International Space Station mission as ‘steppingstone’ to Mars

NASA's first and only yearlong spaceman Scott Kelly will go through a series of physical and medical tests as soon as he returns from the International Space Station (ISS) in a few days.

Ryan Reynolds in talks for Mars mission film

Actor Ryan Reynolds is in talks to star with "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" star Rebecca Ferguson in "Life", a Skydance Productions film focusing on a Mars mission that finds intelligent alien life.

NASA engineers use Super Bowl to decode aerodynamics

Aerodynamics engineers including an Indian-origin scientist are studying sports balls to learn lessons in aerodynamics that will help build aircraft more earth-friendly and allow spacecrafts to take the most efficient route t

NASA’s Orion spacecraft bound for Mars lands in Florida for tests

The Orion capsule, NASA's spacecraft designed to land humans on Mars, was carried from the US space agency's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to Kennedy Space Centre Florida for structural integrity tests...

NASA’s Curiosity rover sends super cool selfie from Mars

In its latest selfie sent back home, NASA's Curiosity rover shows the car-size mobile laboratory beside a dark dune where it has been scooping and sieving samples of sand.

Failure to find ‘life on Earth’ bad news for Mars hunters

Can not finding signs of life at a place on Earth that closely resembles the area on Red Planet a bad news for those trying to find life on the Martian surface? Yes, say researchers, suggesting that the failure to find active

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