#Rover

China touches down on Mars for first time

1 month ago — Quick Read

State media have announced China has ‘spectacularly conquered’ a new milestone - joining NASAs' Perseverance rover that landed in February - on the red planet.

Perseverance Mars rover: how to prove whether there’s life on the red planet

4 months ago — Deep Dive

We’ll soon be able to properly start asking the question: “Are we alone in the universe?” Nasa’s next major mission, the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, will land on the surface...

NASA’s Mars Helicopter all set for Next Red Planet Mission

12 months ago — Long Read

Ingenuity, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, is set to travel with the American agency’s latest Mars mission scheduled to blast off later this month. A recent article in the New York...

Japan’s moon rover is a … Toyota?

2 years ago — Quick Read

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has revealed it is teaming up with car maker Toyota to create the pressurized vehicle needed to transport two astronauts across 10,000 kilometres of...

Nasa confirms Opportunity mission is at an end

2 years ago — Long Read

Yesterday (Wednesday 13th February 2019) Nasa officially declared that the 15-year mission of the Mars Opportunity rover is over. Opportunity's first self-portrait on Mars Opportunity, also known as MER-B (Mars...

NASA’s Open Source build-it-yourself Rover web project is a masterpiece

3 years ago — Quick Read

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is always looking to inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers, and roboticists. Their new Open Source build-it-yourself Rover web project succeeds in doing just that....