Category: Perseverance rover

NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Radiation Assessment Detector Making Mars Safer for Astronauts

Could lava tubes, caves, or subsurface habitats offer a safe refuge for future astronauts on Mars? Scientists with NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover team are helping explore questions like that with the Radiation Assessment Detector, or RAD. […]

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NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover Extracts First Oxygen Samples From Mars

The growing list of “firsts” for Perseverance, NASA’s newest six-wheeled robot on the Martian surface, includes converting some of the Red Planet’s thin, carbon dioxide-rich atmosphere into oxygen. […]

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