Communications Issue with Perseverance Rover As It Begins 7-Month Journey to Mars

Bill Jelen

July 30, 2020

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Mars Perseverance Rover is en route to the Red Planet, despite telemetry and communication issues, earthquake.

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Tom Hoffman, InSight Project Manager, NASA JPL, left, and Sue Smrekar, InSight deputy principal investigator, NASA JPL, react after receiving confirmation that the Mars InSight lander successfully touched down on the surface of Mars, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 inside the Mission Support Area at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. InSight, short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, is a Mars lander designed to study the "inner space" of Mars: its crust, mantle, and core. 
Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

NASA's InSight Lander Successfully Touches Down on Mars

November 26, 2018 at 2:54 PM Eastern Standard Time JPL reported InSight was on the ground at Elysium Planitia.

For approximately one hour Monday, a number of members of the EDL Team (Entry, Descent, Landing) provided insights and commentary about the landing of InSight Mars Landing.

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First Mars Astronauts are Aged 8 to 18 Now - All 5th Graders Can Visit KSC for Free During Summer of Mars

Astronaut Jon McBride appeared at Kennedy Space Center today to introduce the Summer of Mars. He pointed out that the first astronauts who will make it to Mars are currently between the age of 8 and 18. The KSC Visitor Center is offering free admission this summer to any student who is entering fifth grade this fall.

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NASA SLS QM2 Booster Test

NASA Social attendee Robyn Hynes writes about her trip to view the Orbital ATK QM2 booster test in Promontory, Utah, for NASA'S Space Launch System rocket.

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