Tag: rover

Where to find the latest Mars photos from NASA’s Perseverance rover

NASA’s most powerful rover yet is regularly sending back images from the Red Planet, and you can stay updated on the latest snapshots from the Perseverance rover. Just like with NASA’s other missions, the photo hub for all Perseverance postcards is the rover’s “raw images” gallery. These images are the unprocessed, raw pictures that are […]

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I wrote a song with the first Mars sounds recorded by NASA’s Perseverance rover

After NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover landed on the Red Planet last week, Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of the agency’s Science Mission Directorate, asked the question: “Who’s going to compose the first piece of music with Mars sound?” So I did.  NASA has released a “firehose of data” from Perseverance’s landing, including videos, images and audio […]

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Listen to the Mars wind blow in these 1st sounds from the Perseverance rover

These sounds are truly otherworldly. NASA’s Perseverance rover recorded 60 seconds of Martian sound on Saturday (Feb. 20), just two days after its picture-perfect touchdown inside Jezero Crater. The newly released file, which features mechanical whirring from the rover and the rustle of a Red Planet breeze, is the first true audio ever captured on […]

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Awe-Inspiring Front-Row Seat to NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Landing + First Audio Recording of Red Planet

This panorama, taken on February 20, 2021, by the Navigation Cameras, or Navcams, aboard NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover, was stitched together from six individual images after they were sent back to Earth. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA’s newest rover captured first-of-its-kind footage of its February 18 touchdown and has recorded audio of Martian wind. New video from […]

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Behold! The 1st panorama of Mars from the Perseverance rover

Wow, what a view.  NASA’s Perseverance rover, which landed on the surface of Mars last Thursday (Feb. 18), just beamed down its first panoramic image of the Martian surface, the agency reported today (Feb. 22). The car-sized rover snapped the panorama on Feb. 20, 2021, just two days after landing in Jezero Crater, an ancient […]

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Watch the Perseverance rover land on Mars in this epic first-of-its-kind video

Humanity has never seen anything like this before. NASA just released amazing, high-definition video that its car-sized Perseverance rover captured during its epic landing inside Mars’ Jezero Crater on Thursday (Feb. 18).  The unprecedented footage takes viewers along for Perseverance’s harrowing ride, even showing the moment the rover, still attached via cables to its “sky […]

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NASA will unveil dramatic video of the Perseverance rover landing on Mars today. Here’s how to watch live.

The first-ever rover landing video from Mars is about to come to Earth, and you can watch its release live today, courtesy of NASA.  At 2 p.m. EST (1900 GMT), NASA will unveil video of the Perseverance rover as it landed on Mars as seen from the rover itself. You can watch the event live […]

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NASA’s Perseverance Rover Lands Successfully on Mars (Video Highlight Reel)

After a seven-month-long journey, NASA’s Perseverance Rover successfully touched down on the Red Planet on February 18, 2021. Mission controllers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California celebrate landing NASA’s fifth — and most ambitious — rover on Mars. A key objective for Perseverance’s mission on Mars is astrobiology, including the search for signs […]

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The first helicopter on Mars phones home after Perseverance rover landing

The first helicopter ever sent to another world is doing just fine on Mars after surviving a “seven minutes of terror” landing aboard NASA’s Perseverance. The Ingenuity helicopter, which landed on Mars with Perseverance on Thursday (Feb. 18), is awake and communicating with controllers on Earth. Controllers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) received a […]

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Incredible Sneak Peek of Mars Landing Sent Back by NASA’s Perseverance Rover

The six-wheeled robot’s latest data since touching down yesterday include a series of images captured as the rover’s “jet pack” lowered it to the ground. Less than a day after NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover successfully landed on the surface of Mars, engineers and scientists at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California were […]

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