Mars Helicopter Ingenuity’s 4K images from 13th flight and full video footage

On September 8, 2021 NASA demonstrated Ingenuity’s 4K images from 13th flight on Mars with high-detail structure of surface formation and full video of the 13th flight. This time Ingenuity Helciopter flew at lower altitude (8 meters) to make detailed surface images of Southwest Séítah. On Flight via Technology and News Today https://youtu.be/oYE3knI__5M

China’s Zhurong rover sends a selfie from Mars

China has released new images from its Zhurong rover, which began wheeling its way around Mars in late May. One of the photos is a lovely selfie of Zhurong posed next to its landing platform. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/6/11/22529603/china-cnsa-zhurong-rover-selfie-mars-perseverance

NASA will attempt to fly its Mars helicopter on April 19th

NASA finally has a new flight date for its Mars helicopter after a bug fix prompted a delay. The space agency now expects to fly Ingenuity “no earlier than” April 19th at about 3:30AM Eastern. Don’t worry about staying up all night to follow along, though. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/nasa-ingenuity-mars-helicopter-flight-date-184556782.html

China’s Tianwen-1 probe captures incredible HD images of Mars

China’s Tianwen-1 probe has spent nearly a month orbiting Mars, and now we have stunning images from the voyage. The China National Space Administration (CNSA) released three images earlier this month, two in black and white and one in color. via Technology and News Today https://www.dpreview.com/news/0185990956/china-s-tianwen-1-probe-captures-incredible-hd-images-of-mars

Mars is seismically active

Approximately 14 months after the Mars lander InSight touched down on the Red Planet, researchers present first scientific results In the first ten months since starting its scientific operations in February 2019, InSight’s seismometer SEIS has detected a total of 174 probable Martian quakes, on a via Technology and News Today https://www.mpg.de/14506708/mars-is-seismically-active

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

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. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/23/22297094/hidden-message-parachute-nasa-mars-perseverance-rover

NASA reveals video of Perseverance’s landing on Mars

It’s early days, but NASA’s latest mission to Mars has been a successful one thus far. After providing photos of Perseverance’s safe descent to the surface last week, the agency has revealed footage of the critical moments of the landing: the moments when the rover touched down. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/nasa-perseverance-rover-landing-mars-video-191346299.html