‘Monster’ Quake on Mars Is The Biggest Ever Recorded on Another Planet, NASA Says

'Monster' Quake on Mars Is The Biggest Ever Recorded on Another Planet, NASA Says

In terms of seismic events on the red planet (or indeed any other planet besides Earth), this is the biggest one recorded so far: the NASA InSight lander has recorded a ‘monster’ of a marsquake, which is estimated to have hit magnitude 5 on the scale used on Earth. That beats the previous record holder, … Read more

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Went Silent, Leaving Anxious NASA Team in the Dark

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Went Silent, Leaving Anxious NASA Team in the Dark

Late last week, NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter managed to reestablish its connection with the Perseverance rover following a brief communications disruption. The space agency says the looming winter is likely responsible and is making adjustments as a result. On Thursday, Ingenuity—mercifully—sent a signal to Perseverance after the intrepid helicopter missed a scheduled communications session. It marked … Read more

Breathtaking New Images Show Giant ‘Claw Marks’ on The Surface of Mars

Breathtaking New Images Show Giant 'Claw Marks' on The Surface of Mars

While it still has plenty of mysteries for us to solve, Mars is becoming clearer to us every day, thanks to the dozen functioning robots we currently have either on the red planet’s surface or in its orbit. In this latest release from the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Mars Express orbiter, a unique feature of … Read more

Ingenuity helicopter takes pictures of debris field on Mars

Ingenuity helicopter spots wreckage of Perseverance rover's landing gear on Mars

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The Ingenuity helicopter has captured a unique bird’s-eye perspective of the gear that helped land the Perseverance rover on Mars. During its one-year anniversary flight on April 19, the little chopper took photos … Read more

Ingenuity helicopter spots wreckage of Perseverance rover’s landing gear on Mars

Ingenuity helicopter spots wreckage of Perseverance rover's landing gear on Mars

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The Ingenuity helicopter has captured a unique bird’s-eye perspective of the gear that helped land the Perseverance rover on Mars. During its one-year anniversary flight on April 19, the little chopper took photos … Read more