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WHY PERSEVERANCE ROVER IS THE FLAGSHIP MISSION OF NASA

ABSTRACT If anyone knows anything about exploring the landscape of Mars, it’s NASA. NASA has a long history of sending rovers to Mars. This mission is NASA’s flagship rover mission, also this the most sophisticated vehicle from NASA. Each mission is better than the last also each one is expensive than the last. Their previous four rovers have traveled on the surface …

THE CURIOUS LIFE OF A MARS ROVER: CURIOSITY

ABSTRACT The Martian rover curiosity was the first rover to be launched under the nuclear power train. It was a successor to the previous rovers Spirit and Opportunity which were very successful. It was launched on 26th November 2011 and landed the following year on 5th August 2012. Curiosity was built to last for one Martian year and to drive for 20 km but …

WHY SPIRIT & OPPORTUNITY ROVERS ARE THE MOST SUCCESSFUL NASA MISSION EVER

ABSTRACT Spirit was the first out of the two sisters rover that was sent to Mars by NASA. Spirit and Opportunity are twin rovers that were sent to learn more about the planet Mars. These missions were part of Mars Exploration Rover (MER), which includes 3 previous successful missions. The previous missions consisted of two Viking landers in 1976 and one Mars …