There’s a hidden message in the parachute of NASA’s Mars rover – The Verge

The parachute that helped NASA’s Perseverance rover land on Mars last week unfurled to reveal a seemingly random pattern of colors in video clips of the rover’s landing. But there was more to the story: NASA officials later said it contained a hidden message written in binary computer code. Internet sleuths cracked the message within […]

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6 Things to Know About NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter on Its Way to Mars

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter JPL Mars 2020 Perseverance RoverNASA Popular By Jet Propulsion Laboratory Ingenuity, a technology experiment, is preparing to attempt the first powered, controlled flight on the Red Planet. When NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars on February 18, 2021, it will be carrying a small but mighty passenger: Ingenuity, the Mars Helicopter. The […]

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It’s Official: NASA’s Next Mission to Mars Has Been Cleared For Launch This Thursday

NASA on Monday gave its latest Mars rover Perseverance the all clear to launch later this week on a mission to seek out signs of ancient microbial life. “The launch readiness review is complete, and we are indeed go for launch,” administrator Jim Bridenstine said… More about this article in the link below… https://www.sciencealert.com/it-s-official-nasa-s-next-mission-to-mars-will-launch-this-thursday

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Atlas 5 rocket runs through practice countdown before Mars rover launch – Spaceflight Now

The Atlas 5 rocket that will send NASA’s Perseverance rover toward Mars next month aced a countdown rehearsal Monday at Cape Canaveral, helping ensure the United Launch Alliance-built rocket is ready for liftoff during the rover’s 23-day launch window…More about this article in link below… https://spaceflightnow.com/2020/06/22/atlas-5-rocket-runs-through-practice-countdown-before-mars-rover-launch/

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