explorationofmars

  • Is NASA Done Sending Traditional Rovers to Mars?

    Is NASA Done Sending Traditional Rovers to Mars?

    In February 2021, NASA landed a $US2.7 ($4) billion rover on Mars that has been roaming the Red Planet ever since. The space agency got what it paid for, as the largely autonomous Perseverance rover has been dutifully collecting rock core samples from Mars and storing them for the first sample return mission from another…