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NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover collects first piece of rock

WASHINGTON: NASA has confirmed that its Perseverance Mars rover succeeded in collecting its first rock sample for scientists to pore over when a future mission eventually brings it back to Earth. “I’ve got it!” the space agency tweeted, alongside a

NASA’s rovers convert carbon dioxide into oxygen on Mars

WASHINGTON: NASA has achieved another extraterrestrial first on its latest mission to Mars by converting carbon dioxide from the Martian atmosphere into pure, breathable oxygen, the US space agency said. The unprecedented extraction of oxygen, literally out of thin air

NASA releases panorama taken by rover on Mars

MIAMI: The United States space agency NASA released a spectacular panoramic view of the landing site of the Perseverance rover on Mars. The panorama shows the rim of the Jezero Crater where the rover touched down last week and the

Mars rover beams back selfie from moment before landing

LOS ANGELES: NASA scientists presented striking early images from the picture-perfect landing of the Mars rover Perseverance, including a selfie of the six-wheeled vehicle dangling just above the surface of the Red Planet moments before touchdown. The color photograph, likely