Beijing unveils images of Mars clicked by Zhurong rover, marks ‘complete success’ for maiden Chinese rover

As China prepares to launch its first astronaut crew to its under-construction space station, the Chinese National Space Agency (CNSA) on Friday released the first batch of images clicked by its Zhurong Mars rover after a touchdown on the Red Planet. The images include a panoramic view of the landing site and the…

Perseverance hits the road: Rover begins search for ancient microbial life on Mars

Over the next several months, Perseverance will be exploring a four sq km patch of the crater floor, from where it will collect soil samples. The Perseverance rover trundling the surface of Mars began its most critical mission phase — looking for ancient microbial life. This phase of the mission began on June 1, the…

NASA all set to launch Mars 2020 Perseverance rover today at 7.50 am EDT ( 5.20 pm IST)

After the successful launch of space crew dragon by sending astronauts to outer space station in the space, NASA is all set to launch it’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover at 7.50 am EDT ( 5.20 pm IST) today (July 30), Thursday on a United launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket from the space launch complex 41 at cape…