Tag: Mars

Pictures from Mars – 001

Recently pictures released by NASA from the Mission 2020 to Mars. All images are from https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multimedia/images/ and are made available by NASA/JPL-Caltech Part of a video taken by several cameras as NASA’s Perseverance rover touched down on Mars on Feb. 18, 2021. A camera aboard the descent stage captured this shot. One of the six […]

Perseverance lands successfully on Mars

Nasa’s Mars Perseverance Rover has landed safely on the surface of Mars at Jezero Crater after a 203-day journey travelling 293 million miles (472 million kilometers). Confirmation of the successful touchdown was announced in mission control at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California at 3:55 p.m. EST (12:55 p.m. PST). The first images were […]

Tianwen 1 – Mars Mission

China’s Tianwen 1 unmanned spacecraft is set to enter an orbit around Mars on Wednesday 10 February 2021 following its successful launch on 23 July 2020 from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Hainan province. It is the second of 3 separate missions to reach Mars (by UAE, China and USA) which launched in July […]