Space enthusiasts around the world are buzzing about the newest images beamed back to Earth from Mars after Monday’s pioneering mini-helicopter flight on the Red Planet. @tomcostellonbc has the latest.
NASA's miniature robot helicopter Ingenuity performed a successful takeoff and landing on Mars, achieving the first powered, controlled flight by an aircraft over the surface of another planet. More images of the historic first flight and Mars mission:
NASA’s Mars Ingenuity helicopter became the first powered craft to fly on another world. Watch as mission engineers receive data and images showing the small drone making history.
Today, we'll release first-of-its-kind video from @NasaPersevere 's Feb. 18 touchdown on Mars: 🎦 2pm ET (19:00 UTC): live news update unveiling video & images ❓ 4pm ET (21:00 UTC): AMA with mission expe @redditts Ask questions using #CountdownToMars
‼️ HAPPENING NOW: @NasaPersevere experts answer YOUR questions live during a @reddit AMA about our Mars rover’s Feb. 18 landing, as well as today’s newly released images, sounds, and videos of the Red Planet. What do you want to know? ➡️
📸 Did you know @NasaPersevere is equipped with 19 cameras, plus four more on other parts of the entry, descent and landing hardware — more than any other Mars mission? Take a look at thousands of images already captured:
Beautiful Mars! Our Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter launched 15 years ago today to study the Red Planet’s atmosphere, weather, subsurface water, and more. But the mission might best be known for the images sent by its @HiRISE camera:
A beautiful #winter wonderland... on #Mars ! This ice-filled crater was imaged by our Mars Express spacecraft. Korolev crater is 82 kilometres across and found in the northern lowlands of Mars. More images:
#ISROMissions It's been four years since successfully got inserted into Martian orbit on September 24, 2014 in its first attempt. 's mission l #MOMfe was expected to be six months! So far, the Mars Colour Camera has acquired 980+ images. Mars Atlas is also ready.
Today, we're saying #ThanksOppy as the mission comes to an end. 6 things to know about our record-breaking, discovery-making, marathon-driving rover, which found that ancient Mars was awash in water... and some of the best images it sent back:
. team members rejoice after getting confirmation of a successful landing on Mars. Images: #MarsLanding