#Planets

New Research – Mars mission reveals surprising secrets of red planet’s interior

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Mars InSight: mission unveils surprising secrets of red planet’s interior – new research We may have walked on the Moon and sent probes across the solar system, but we know very little about what’s going on inside other planets. Now, for the first time, we have been able to...

Ingenuity Mars helicopter sends positive status update

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NASA is reporting a positive status update from its Ingenuity Mars helicopter after it touched down onboard the Ingenuity rover last week. The update comes before the craft prepares for the first helicopter flight on the red planet and will pave the way for flying robots in future...

Why are there so many Mars Missions blasting off this year?

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Mars 2020: the hunt for life on the red planet is about to get serious Illustration of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech Next spring is going to be a busy time for Mars. In close succession, three spacecraft will arrive at the planet, joining the dozen or...