Martian Satellite Photos Show Dynamic Planet

Martian Satellite Photos Show Dynamic Planet

Mars, once thought to be a static, dusty landscape, is ever changing. It wasn’t until NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) showed up that we observed shifting dunes, seasons coming and going, and dust devils swirling across the planet.

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A stowaway helicopter on NASA’s Mars rover will attempt the first flight on another world

A stowaway helicopter on NASA’s Mars rover will attempt the first flight on another world

When NASA’s latest Mars rover, Perseverance, launches this week, the robot will have a tiny stowaway on board: a small box-shaped helicopter.

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