Mars Rovers: Part II

Welcome back! I hope you are all safe and doing well. To all my readers in India: Happy Independence Day! Now that the rover Perseverance is 2 weeks closer to Mars, it is time to discuss some more of the Perseverance’s predecessors. Last time, we discussed the...

Mars Rovers: Part I

Welcome back!  I hope you are all safe and doing well. In the morning hours of the 30th of July, 2020, a voice counted down to zero, and suddenly the Florida coast was illuminated by the sudden burst of flames emanating from the boosters of the Atlas V rocket. People...