Sunday, April 18, 2021

Mars

Part of first plane to fly on Earth in place to fly again on Mars

The postage stamp-size muslin swatch from the Wright brothers' plane was carried on the 300-million-mile journey to Mars.

Nasa releases first audio from Mars, video of landing

Audio clip gives 10 seconds of a wind gust on the surface of Mars.

Nasa wants to fly a helicopter on Mars for the first time

Equipped with two cameras, computers and navigation sensors, the Ingenuity has four feet, a box-like body and four carbon-fibre blades arranged in two rotors spinning in opposite directions.

Underground lakes on Mars confirmed – primitive life next?

Some scientists believe microbial life of some form could exist under the Red Planet's surface.

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