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NASA’s Mars 2020 rover takes its first test drive

"We can do so much more."

on the ground

2 incredible images of Mars show the aftermath of a terrifying landing

After its tense descent, HiRISE shows Perseverance just chilling on the surface of Mars.

Enjoy The Ride

Mars City design: 6 sci-fi cities that will blow your mind

Far above the rim

What a Mars rover mission can teach us about basketball

"I think that interplanetary travel is more like passing in basketball."

Life on Mars

A virtual tour of Mars now — and of its possible future

click cam

NASA Perseverance rover releases epic first 360-degree panorama of Mars

Say 'hello' to Jezero Crater.

Inverse Daily

There's a hidden message on Mars. NASA wants you to figure it out.

Perseverance brought some secrets with it on its grand voyage.

code red

Mars 2020 rover landing: 2 NASA easter eggs you missed

The message "dare mighty things" was hidden in plain view. It took a group of internet sleuths to find it.

Inverse Daily

You need to watch the NASA landing that had the world holding its breath

Perseverance really came through the seven minutes of terror like a champ.

Bad internet

"Mars, fascinating": Why a garbage video went viral before NASA could release the real one

A rotten ecosystem of science social media accounts is pushing hoaxy content to gin up audience numbers to sell low-rent affiliate ads. The Mars rover is the latest victim.

Box Office

NASA Mars video feels like a sci-fi movie: See the images

A case of life imitating art, more than 30 million miles away


NASA releases breathtaking video of Perseverance touching down on Mars

The rover survived the 7 minutes of terror — and has the video evidence to back it up.