PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 03:44 PM IST
- Nasa JPL tweeted the photograph of Ingenuity after it was dropped from the rover's belly that ended its journey of almost 471 million kilometres with Perseverance.
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2021 06:20 PM IST
- Nasa’s JPL had earlier announced that the first flight of the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars will take place no earlier than April 11.
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2021 05:01 PM IST
- The US space agency said that variations in the zapping sounds of the laser will provide information on the physical structure of the targets.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 04:00 PM IST
- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration released a new set of images captured by an advanced suite of cameras installed on the vehicle.
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2021 09:44 PM IST
- The mission control is at Nasa’s jet propulsion laboratory (JPL) in Southern California, where the Perseverance rover was built.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 10:40 PM IST
- Earlier this month, Nasa safely landed its Perseverance rover in the Jezero Crater, determined as an ancient lakebed that formed billions of years ago.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 09:17 PM IST
- The US space agency on Wednesday released the first 360-degree panorama taken by Mastcam-Z, a dual-camera system equipped with a zoom function.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 09:03 PM IST
The mission controllers at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California received the first status report from Nasa's Ingenuity helicopter.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 03:53 PM IST
The successful landing is only the beginning of the first leg of a relay race as Nasa has big plans chalked out for Perseverance and future Mars mission.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 10:58 PM IST
The Perseverance rover will attempt to touch down in the most challenging terrain on Mars ever targeted by the US space agency.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 06:35 PM IST
The Perseverance rover, built at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California, lifted off from Kennedy Space Center on July 30, 2020.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 08:24 PM IST
The arrival of Tianwen-1 after a journey of seven months and nearly 475 million kilometres is part of an unusual burst of activity at Mars.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 04:50 PM IST
The UAE, China, and the United States launched their Mars probe in July 2020 but Hope will be the first of the trio to enter the orbit of the Red planet.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 05:21 PM IST
The United Arab Emirates, China and the United States all launched projects to Mars last July, taking advantage of a period when the Earth and Mars are nearest.
Paris | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 03, 2020 11:06 PM IST
The study in Nature Geoscience, which comes amid a flurry of new Mars missions trying to discover if the now-barren planet ever hosted life, casts doubt on a dominant theory that the planet once had a warm, wet climate with abundant liquid water that sculpted the landscape.
Dubai | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 02:01 PM IST
There are currently eight active missions exploring Mars; some orbit the planet and some land on its surface. China and the United States will send another two this year.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 04:20 PM IST
The Emirates Mars Mission, UAE’s Hope Probe to the Red Planet is scheduled to be launched from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Centre on July 15 at 00:51:27 UAE time.
Paris | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 02:55 PM IST
As with the moon missions, different countries have invested heavily -- in reputation and cash -- on Mars exploration, with each looking to find their specific niche.
Huailai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 03:27 PM IST
The Mars lander underwent a hovering-and-obstacle avoidance test at a sprawling site in Huailai, northwest of Beijing. The site was littered with small mounds of rocks to simulate the uneven terrain on Mars which the lander would have to navigate on its descent to the planet’s surface.
By Akshay Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 08:08 PM IST
Indian cinema has rarely explored the genre, for the fear of it being too complicated for the masses
Islande | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 10:31 AM IST
With its black basalt sand, wind-swept dunes and craggy peaks, the Lambahraun lava field at the foot of Iceland’s second biggest glacier, Langjokull, was chosen as a stand-in for the Red Planet’s surface.
Geneva | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 01:15 PM IST
A new study, published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, reveals the extent of underground water on ancient Mars that was previously only predicted by models.
Vidya Balan on being fat-shamed: I have had hormonal problems all my life, may be due to judgement I have about my body
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2019 07:11 PM IST
Vidya Balan has said that she has been fat-shamed by people and it is something that doesn’t leave you for a long time.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2019 10:54 AM IST
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch another Mars Mission by 2022 and put a rover on the moon’s surface through its Chandrayaan-2 Mission, scheduled to kick off later this year
Washington | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 12:55 PM IST
The payload descended by parachute and splashed-down in the Atlantic Ocean 28 miles from Wallops Island, Nasa said.
HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 06:42 PM IST
NASA’s Mars InSight lander spacecraft had a perfect, on-time lift-off from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Station on Saturday. About 90 minutes after its launch, InSight separated from the Centaur and started its 6-month journey to Mars on its own: The interplanetary spacecraft will land on Mars’ surface on November 26.
Press Trust of India, Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2018 08:39 PM IST
A post-test inspection of the composite structure for a heat shield to be used on the Mars 2020 mission revealed that a fracture occurred during structural testing.