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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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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Photos: NASA’s Curiosity team is controlling Mars rover from home

The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of Americans to work from home over the past month, and likely into the foreseeable future.   Understandably, working remotely is easier for some employees than others, as coordinating with colleagues sprawled across the map can prove to be a difficult test of patience and technology. But what do you do when […]

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