Perseverance’s 70.5 foot wide parachute helped the rover land on Mars after making its way through the Martian atmosphere.
A look back at the Mars 2020 landing
The science collected during this mission will be investigated and reviewed for decades to come, including the return of sample cores collected by Perseverance rover.
A year of milestones for the Mars 2020 mission
The Perseverance rover was sent to Mars to look for signs of ancient life and collect rock samples to be returned to Earth.
Mars Ingenuity helicopter successfully completes 11th flight
Mars Ingenuity helicopter makes eleventh flight and continues to successfully scout terrain for Perseverance rover.
Open-source software powers Ingenuity Mars Helicopter
Created at NASA’s JPL, the open-source flight software called F Prime powered humanity’s first interplanetary helicopter.
How Ingenuity Helicopter performs state estimation and localization
NASA is eager to share the technical details of its accomplishments, unlike the typical commercial robotics venture trying to outpace its competitors.
Hear the first sounds of Ingenuity flying on Mars
Perseverance Rover captured audio of the Ingenuity flying on Mars, adding another new dimension to the historic Mars 2020 Mission.
Ingenuity Helicopter prepping for new demo phase on Mars
Ingenuity could soon embark on a new operation, exploring how aerial scouting could benefit future exploration of Mars and other worlds.
Ingenuity Helicopter flies faster, farther on 3rd Mars flight
Ingenuity flew faster and farther than any tests that took place here on Earth.
Ingenuity Helicopter completes trickier second flight on Mars
Ingenuity climbed to 16 feet, made a slight tilt, moved sideways, and flew for 51.9 seconds.
Watch: Ingenuity Helicopter completes historic first flight on Mars
Ingenuity Helicopter became the first aircraft to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet.
First flight attempt for Ingenuity Helicopter delayed
During a high-speed test of the rotors, the command sequence controlling the test ended early due to a “watchdog” timer expiration.
Ingenuity Helicopter touched down on Mars
NASA is one step closer to achieving the first flight on another planet as the Ingenuity Helicopter touched down on Mars over the weekend.
NASA preparing for Ingenuity Helicopter launch on Mars
NASA is targeting no earlier than April 8 for the launch of Ingenuity on Mars . But before that happens, it must hit a series of milestones.
Q&A: Ingenuity Mars Helicopter chief engineer Bob Balaram
Balaram described what it took to develop the helicopter and what to expect on Mars.
6 facts you need to know about NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter
Ingenuity’s four carbon-fiber blades spin in opposite directions at around 2,400 rpm – many times faster than a helicopter on Earth.
Ingenuity Mars Helicopter reaches milestone in space
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter recharged its batteries for the first time in space by using the Perseverance Rover’s power supply.