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NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover Captured A Mysterious Moving Plane Flying In The Gale Crater Hills

Physics Insight
May 14, 2022

Curiosity, also called Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), U.S. robotic vehicle, designed to explore the surface of Mars, which determined that Mars was once capable of supporting life. The rover was launched by an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on November 26, 2011, and landed in Gale crater on Mars on August 6, 2012.

These images used in the video were taken by NAV_RIGHT_B (Right Navigation Camera) and NAV_LEFT_B (Left Navigation Camera) onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 589 and Sol 2438 (April 3, 2014 and June 16, 2019).

Images and information sources: mars.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/… www.cnet.com/science/nasa-mar…

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA/JPL-Caltech/LANL

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My favorite anomalies on Mars, by far. Not many of them glow, so cool.

 

Cool!

www.nasa.gov/feature/biological-physical/scientists-grow-plants-in-soil-from-the-moon

NASA scientists grow plants in Apollo lunar soil for the first time

This is great news for the future of space travel and settlement.

 

CHINA’S ANCIENT ALIENS

Paranormal Research Paul Stonehill
Jul 23, 2017

The Yellow Emperor was a highly gifted “Son of Heaven”. Chinese civilization owes much to the legendary ruler. Huang-ti’s image was that of a “thunder”. And his home star was Regulus…but before he returned there on the “changhuan”, the Yellow Emperor was quite active on our planet.

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Not what the title might have you thinking. What you learn is really rather interesting on a few levels. Dig it.

 

ROVER CURIOSITY Odd Object Spotted on Sol 3449

Jean Ward
Apr 21, 2022

The photograph analyzed here was taken by Rover Curiosity on Sol 3449.

Here I feature an anomaly I discovered in this photographs. Are we looking at a possible fossil, sculpted object or some kind of destroyed technology. I estimate the size of object featured to be approximately three to four inches across. This is the fourth anomaly I discovered in rover photographs that looks like an object with a slot or handle-type appendage to it.

As always, until we get to see these anomalies up close and personal, I can only speculate as to what these objects might be. My Blog Post featuring: ROVER CURIOSITY Odd Object Spotted on Sol 3449:’ mars.raptorzone.co.za/2022/04…

Original NASA Source: mars.nasa.gov/raw_images/1055…

What, exactly, is going on here?

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NASA’s Perseverance Rover Caught Two Mysterious UFOs while Driving Toward Jezero River Delta On Mars

Physics Insight
Apr 13, 2022

NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover is using its self-driving capabilities as it treks across Jezero Crater seeking signs of ancient life and gathering rock and soil samples for planned return to Earth. Perseverance is currently driving towards Jezero river delta avoiding hazards in its way. NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover acquired these images using its onboard Navigation Cameras (NavCams). These images were acquired on April 11, 2022 (Sol 406).

Imagery Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/MSSS
Sources:
mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multim…
mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multim…
mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/missio…

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Martian UFOs are the best!

 

Mysterious Light on Mars | Life on Mars | Marte Rovers

Quick Solutions – Data
Sep 2, 2021

Mars Rover Opportunity spotted Strange Light Source on Mars Surface on SOL 00123 of it’s Mission. What is it? ? Alien Spacecraft? or One of Ours? or Mysterious light? or Space junk? Is it indicate Life on Mars?

Please let us know in comment below. Perseverance Rover is also at Mars Now. (Planeta Marte)

Image source: mars.nasa.gov/mer/gallery/all…

Credit: NASA.GOV NASA/JPL/Cornell

Video Creator: Quick Solutions – Data bit.ly/3t5waM9

This is one weirdly shaped light. What could possibly cause such a result? Is NASA looking into it?

 

NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover Captured A Mysterious White Plane Flying In Gale Crater Near Foggy Hills

Physics Insight
Mar 11, 2022

These images used in the video were taken by NAV_RIGHT_B (Right Navigation Camera) and NAV_LEFT_B (Left Navigation Camera) onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 589 and Sol 2438 (April 3, 2014 and June 16, 2019) and by Mars perseverance rover in Jezero crater when it landed in February 2021.

Sources:
mars.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/…
www.cnet.com/science/nasa-mar…
mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multim…

Imagery Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA/JPL-Caltech/LANL

Oh, how I love Martian UFOs!!!

More…

After Landing NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Caught Strange White Light In Its Far Front On Mars

Physics Insight
Feb 25, 2022

These images of the video were taken on Feb. 20, 2021, by the Navigation Cameras, or Navcams, aboard NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover, was stitched together from six individual images after they were sent back to Earth. The Mars 2020 Perseverance mission is part of NASA’s Moon to Mars exploration approach, which includes Artemis missions to the Moon that will help prepare for human exploration of the Red Planet. A key objective for Perseverance’s mission on Mars is astrobiology, including the search for signs of ancient microbial life. The rover will characterize the planet’s geology and past climate, pave the way for human exploration of the Red Planet, and be the first mission to collect and cache Martian rock and regolith.

Source: mars.nasa.gov/resources/25622…

Imagery Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

After 7th Mars Sample Collection Perseverance Rover Captured Mysterious Oval Shaped Light Over Hill

Physics Insight
Mar 9, 2022

The Perseverance Rover recently collected its seventh Martian rock sample. NASA recently reported that its Mars Rover, Perseverance, has collected its seventh core sample. The rock sample Perseverance acquired was drilled from another Martian rock within the Jezero Crater. Perseverance’s mission is to find signs of ancient life on the Red Planet and collect samples of rock and regolith (broken rock and soil) to return to Earth for study and analysis. The rover is also tasked to explore the Jezero Crater and assess ancient habitability. Perseverance is also designed to demonstrate the technology needed for future robotic and human exploration in the future. These images of Mars taken by Perseverance belong to March 3 and 7.

Sources:
www.itechpost.com/articles/10…
www.space.com/mars-rover-pers…
mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multim…

Imagery Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU

 

America’s Secret Underground Military Base on the Moon – Lunex Expedition

Dark Space
Nov 10, 2021

A top-secret document describing a 1958 United States Air Force program to build an underground base on the Moon was redacted right after the Soviet Union launched the Sputnik program.

The report stated that: “The Lunar Expedition base has its objective manned exploration of the moon with the first manned landing and return in late 1967. This one achievement, if accomplished before the USSR, will serve to demonstrate conclusively that this nation possesses the capability to win future competition in technology. No space achievement short of this goal will have equal technological significance, historical impact, or excite the entire world.”

While NASA would eventually develop its own plan to land a man on the Moon, as so eloquently stated in President John F. Kennedy’s 1962 ‘We choose to go to the Moon’ speech, the Air Force didn’t want to wait for a mere scientific expedition.

Instead, they wanted the: “strategic high ground,” and that meant having a US military station firmly entrenched on the Moon, well above its enemies on Earth.

The Abandoned Soviet Zvezda Moon Base

Dark Space
Mar 3, 2022

The Soviets were so satisfied with the results of their Sputnik program that in 1962, they launched a top-secret project to develop a self-sufficient moonbase. The plan was codenamed Zvezda or Star, and its objective was to take over the Moon before the Americans.

The objective was overly ambitious and called for the establishment of several habitation modules that would be half-buried with regolith to conceal them. They would also be equipped with a wheeled chassis to reposition the base.

Zvezda’s development looked promising until disaster struck the N1 human lunar expedition program.

The powerful rocket that would carry the facility’s components to the Moon began suffering a series of crucial setbacks, and it looked like there was no other vehicle on the market that could be up to the task.

That is, until a prominent engineer and designer came up with a potential solution…

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I’m disappointed that there are no bases on the /moon. That we know of, anyway. If there were, it would explain the fresh fruit on the cargo manifests, eh.

Anyway, I’m even more disappointed with the adversarial attitudes, especially ours. I mean, it’s always war, war, war. Since forever and a day. Humans can be pathetic. I hope someday we grow out of it so we can reach our true potential. I am not holding my breath, don’tcha know.

 

NASA’s Curiosity Rover captures clouds directly above it

HotViralNews
Feb 18, 2022

NASA’s Curiosity rover captures stunning footage of the Martian sky with clouds of carbon dioxide ice passing by overhead

NASA’s Curiosity rover has captured mesmerising footage of the Martian clouds
Rather than being made of water the clouds are composed of carbon dioxide ice
This is because of how high they are on Mars, nearly 50 miles above the surface
Captured by Curiosity on the 3,325th Martian day, or sol, of the rover’s mission

Mesmerising footage of the Martian sky showing clouds drifting overhead has been captured by NASA’s Curiosity rover.

But rather than being made of water like on Earth, these are composed of carbon dioxide ice because of how high they are on the Red Planet.

Martian clouds are very faint in the atmosphere, so special imaging techniques are needed to see them and produce footage like these two eight-second clips.

They were made using images taken by Curiosity on the 3,325th Martian day, or sol, of the rover’s mission, on December 12, 2021.

In one clip, shadows from the clouds can be seen drifting across the terrain, while the other captures the clouds in the sky directly above Curiosity.

Scientists can calculate how fast the clouds are moving and how high they are in the sky by comparing the two perspectives.

The clouds are very high, nearly 50 miles (80 km) above the surface.

As it is extremely cold at that height, NASA said they are likely to be made of carbon dioxide ice as opposed to water ice clouds, which are typically found at lower altitude.

To be able to see the faint Martian clouds, multiple images are taken to get a clear, static background.

That allows anything else moving within the image (like clouds or shadows) to become visible after subtracting this static background from each individual image, the US space agency said.

The Curiosity mission is led by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which is managed by Caltech in Pasadena, California.

Curiosity landed on Mars on August 6, 2012, and since has been roaming around Gale Crater collecting and analysing rock samples, relaying the data back to Earth.

Last month scientists revealed that carbon discovered in Martian sediments by the rover had three plausible origins — including being a chemical trace of ancient microscopic life.

That was the conclusion of Pennsylvania State-led experts, who said the carbon may also have come from cosmic dust or the ultraviolet breakdown of carbon dioxide.

The bacterial theory involves methane, produced by microorganisms living underground, being broken down by ultraviolet radiation on reaching the surface.

All three of these scenarios, the researchers explained, are ‘unconventional’, in that they are quite ‘unlike processes common on Earth.’

Curiosity is not the newest rover on Mars — that honour belongs to Perseverance, which arrived with NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter in February this year and is searching for ancient microbial life on the Red Planet.

The Mars Curiosity rover was initially launched from Cape Canaveral, an American Air Force station in Florida on November 26, 2011.

After embarking on a 350 million mile (560 million km) journey, the £1.8 billion ($2.5 billion) research vehicle touched down only 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the earmarked landing spot.

The car-sized rover was initially intended to be a two-year mission to gather information to help answer if the planet could support life, has liquid water, study the climate and the geology of Mars.

Due to its success, the mission has been extended indefinitely and has now been active for over 3,000 days.

Sweet!

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“On August 6th 2022 Curiosity rover will have been on Mars to 10 years , doesn’t time fly by , just like those clouds.”
— gortex

 

(Auto-colorized) A 1-kilometer cliff on comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko taken by the Rosetta probe

Source

Fabulous!

 

From the latest batch of Perseverance Photos.

mars.nasa.gov…

This image was acquired on Feb. 12, 2022 (Sol 349)

Cool… woo incoming in 3.. 2.. 1.. lol

 

Mars Perseverance Rover Capture Flight of Unknown Object over Mars Mountains

thebhp
Feb 10, 2022

We NEED to know WHAT these things are.

Especially as we are going to be walking around up there soon, eh.

 

Liquid Water 1.5 km under Mars surface detected via Radio Echo Radar

iGadgetPro
Feb 7, 2022

European Space Agency and NASA found Liquid Water deposits under South Pole of Mars using MARSIS Radar instrument. Science article presents strong radar echoes from the bottom of the Martian southern polar deposits are interpreted as being due to the presence of liquid water under 1.5 km of ice. Finally it is possible, that under huge layer of ice there could probably be lakes and flowing Martian rivers. Radio Echo Sounding (RES) is a suitable technique to resolve this dispute, because low frequency radars have been used extensively and successfully to detect liquid water at the bottom of terrestrial polar ice sheets. Sound/acoustic radar means that frequency of transmitted signal is quite low. The Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding (MARSIS) instrument on the Mars Express spacecraft is used to perform RES experiments at Mars.

Credit: esa.int, nasa.gov, ESA/NASA/JPL/Univ. Rome; R. Orosei et al 2018

Source science article: www.science.org/doi/10.1126/s…
Source for ESA’s image of Mars crater: esa.int/ESA_Multimedia/Images/2018/12/Plan_view_of_Korolev_crater

WooHoo! This is Fantabulous News!

 

Before Sunset A Mysterious UFO Was Captured In Two Different Places By Mars Perseverance Rover

Physics Insight
Feb 3, 2022

Navigation Camera (Navcam) onboard NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover acquired these images on Feb. 3, 2022 (Sol 340).
The camera is located high on the rover’s mast and aids in driving.

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Source: mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multim… Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Good stuff here.

Mars Perseverance Rover Find Unidentified Flying Object on Mars

thebhp
Feb 4, 2022

25 seconds, as usual. One of the segmented type. No info provided, as usual. These things rock. I mean, really, eh.

 

BLACK ICE OF PLANET MERCURY

Paranormal Research Paul Stonehill
Jan 28, 2022

..But besides black ice, there are a few more enigmas in the little planet…

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A pretty cool place, this Mercury, eh.

 

Project Lyra – The Mission to Chase After ‘Oumuamua

gortex, Knight of Ni
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posted on Jan, 28 2022 @ 02:01 PM
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It’s been over 4 years since Oumuamua visited our Solar System and left amateur and professional astronomers scratching their heads saying “WTF was that thing ?” , sadly Oumuamua passed before we could get a look at it so now the Institute for Interstellar Studies have revealed they have been working on a plan to launch a mission to chase after the what ever it was to answer the questions Oumuamua left us with , was it a chunk of ice , rock or something more exotic.

The Institute say if they launch a probe in 2028 by using slingshots of our Solar System planets they could catch up to the mystery object in 26 years , yeah it’s a long wait and some of us probably won’t get to see the results but the idea is still an exciting prospect.

Interestingly enough, there are many proposals on the table for missions that could do just that. Consider Project Lyra, a proposal by the Institute for Interstellar Studies (i4is) that would rely on advanced propulsions technology to rendezvous with interstellar objects (ISOs) and study them. According to their latest study, if their mission concept launched in 2028 and performed a complex Jupiter Oberth Manoeuvre (JOM), it would be able to catch up to ‘Oumuamua in 26 years.

On October 30th, 2017, less than two weeks after ‘Oumuamua was detected, the Initiative for Interstellar Studies (i4is) inaugurated Project Lyra. The purpose of this concept study was to determine if a mission to rendezvous with ‘Oumuamua was feasible using current or near-term technologies. Since then, the i4is team has conducted studies that considered catching up with the ISO using nuclear-thermal propulsion (NTP) and a laser sailcraft, similar to Breakthrough Starshot – an interstellar mission concept for reaching Alpha Centauri in 20 years.
www.universetoday.com…-154028

Video from the Institute for Interstellar Studies detailing their plan.

It’s no secret that I find ‘Oumuamua fascinating and think it’s the closest we’ve come to finding something possibly designed by ET but I also find the name of the project fascinating too , mainly because of this sat in my picture callery.

Not saying it’s Aliens but …..

Nifty keen!

 

Wow! Go Russia!


Image: www.jpl.nasa.gov

15:47 GMT 25.01.2022

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian scientists want to send three missions to Venus in 2029-2034, the latter will try to deliver soil from the planet for the first time in history, Lev Zelenyi, the scientific director of the Space Research Institute (IKI) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, said on Tuesday.

“We are no longer thinking about one Venera-D mission, but about a whole program … An absolutely fantastic story of the delivery of soil from Venus is being considered as the final mission,” Zelenyi said at the Korolyov Readings in Moscow.

According to his presentation, three missions under the Russian Venus exploration program are scheduled for 2029, 2031 and 2034.

In 2029, the Venera-D spacecraft with orbital, landing, demonstration and atmospheric modules will go to the Earth’s neighbour. Expedition 2 is planned for 2031.

Expedition 3, which scientists want to launch in 2034, will include flight and balloon modules, landing and return vehicles.

Damn, I’ll be 78, Hope I make it!

 

David Oates Finds Shocking Reversals During Apollo 12 Mission – Listen (Jeff Rense show)

These findings are pretty weird. Something’s amiss, certainly.

 

This NASA Probe Just Accidentally Detected Something Huge Travelling Through The Orion Nebula

Unexplained Mysteries
Jan 25, 2022

This NASA probe just accidentally detected something huge travelling through the Orion Nebula. Today, we take a look at what was just detected in the Orion Nebula.

The M42 is a nebula that can be found in the Milky Way galaxy. It’s more commonly called the Orion Nebula, and it’s been detailed by many ancient cultures throughout our history. The Orion Nebula can be seen without the use of telescopes, making it one of the most viewed and photographed Nebula’s.

A few years back astronomers spotted an interesting object while looking through photographs of the Orion nebula they had captured. The astronomer was using a powerful telescope and decided to photograph Orion, but….

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Very cool. And very huge.

 

Good God, look at them all… And I only went back 5 months!

Still no official acknowledgement…

What are they?

Dig it.

 

Scientists Have Just Found An Untouched Rainforest In The Mountains Of Bolivia & They Found This

Unexplained Mysteries
Dec 23, 2021

Scientists have just found an untouched rainforest in the mountains of Bolivia & they found this. Today, we take a look at what these scientists found in this untouched rainforest in Bolivia.

Scientific discoveries are being made every day and are responsible for much of what we know about the world around us, from the strange to the interesting to the downright mysterious. Our understanding of how the world operates, whether that be the classification of animals that have inhabited the earth heretofore unknown to man or fascinating space finds, is based purely on what we have been able to uncover and interpret about the environment around us.

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Cool beans.

 

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Caught A Mysterious Black Flying Extraterrestrial In Mars Sky

Physics Insight
Jan 23, 2022

These images of the video of Mars have been taken on April 4, 2021 by Perseverance rover’s Cameras. Before the Martian sky is clear and there is nothing to see in the sky. Suddenly in the same place in another images a mysterious black object appeared in the sky. Note: NASA has not confirmed about these images yet that what could these mysterious objects be.

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Images Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Source: mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multim…

This is exciting!

UPDATE: Here is another example, from a youtuber that reveals zero information like the image number. That said, the image is displayed, albeit briefly. This video only has 21 seconds of info at the start. The rest is scanning the ground aimlessly. But, having said that, here it is and note that it has the same look and basic form as the ones I have been sharing of late.

Peace.

 

Source : www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/apollo/images/print/AS12/46/6848.jpg

Cropski:

The Apollo 12 Mission’s photo number AS12-46-6848 is rather soothing.

 

Charles W. Shults III

Wow, I made another amazing crinoid find! Curiosity, sol 3344. Color markup. Violet, crinoid calyx/tentacles. Green, segments “stems”. Much more to come. Bring on the theologians, because nobody ever expects the inquisition.

Hey, come to my crinoid gallery and see some of the many finds. Here is the link: shultslaboratories.com/FossilHall04.html

And, I am still doing Fermi Paradox classes every Monday evening. Sign up here. Tomorrow’s class is Life in Space. It’s going to be very, very interesting.

www.shultslaboratories.com/USCClassFermi.html

The evidence just keeps on coming.

Charles’ passion for this quest is a treasure.

 

Moon Rover 2022 update in 4K UHD of Mysterious Hut (China’s Yutu-2 mission)

iGadgetPro
Jan 8, 2022

On January 7, 2022 Chinese media published latest update from Lunar Rover Yutu-2 of Mysterious Hut in 4K UHD. Technically Moon Rover came to Mysterious Hut on December 27, 2021 and took several images. But transmission of that image to Earth and processing took several days. This rock finally called “Jade Rabbit”. Yutu-2 woke up, it ushered in the work of the 38th day of the month, and the goal is still to continue to go north. 3 Mobile First strode, 7 m, 9 m, 10 m, the more steps across the Great, came to a total mileage of 992.3 m, this time from the “mystery house” only a distance of about 10 meters, can finally reveal the “mystery The mystery of the “hut” was finally revealed, and the drivers immediately arranged for a panoramic camera to perform color imaging, finally revealing its true appearance!

Credit: cnsa.gov.cn Source: mp.weixin.qq.com/s/VgtehRidYL…

Looks like it’s just a couple of rocks from 33 feet away. Oh well. Nice rocks, though.

 

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Caught A Mysterious Flying Extraterrestrial Object In The Mars Sky

Physics Insight
Dec 26, 2021

These images were snapped by Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity in the Gale Crater on Sol 3333 (2021-12-21). The images contain a black mysterious object flying in the sky. The object has been captured in some images and not in all images. It means that this is not dust on the camera lens but else some strange creature spaceship or UFO.

Images Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
Source: mars.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/…

This is so exciting!

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Captured Artificial Objects Or Possibly UFO Debris Shining On Mars Surface

Physics Insight
Jan 1, 2022

These all images used in the video were acquired on Dec. 30, 2021 (Sol 306). These images have been taken via onboard Front Hazard Avoidance Camera A and Navigation Camera (Navcam). The image at 2:12 , has been taken on Feb. 20, 2021, by the Navigation Cameras, or Navcams, aboard NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover right after its landing on Mars surface.

How long will they continue to be ignored?

 

NOTE: I have been made aware that what I’ve published here is in fact the Chang’e 4 lander and not the Cube. I sincerely apologize for this error. I’m embarrassed af. Forgive me.

I just did a mega-crop from the 25MB tiff file available at Arizona State University’s website devoted to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Go to www.lroc.asu.edu… and there is a topographical map and a photo you can zoom in on.

So, wow, it is truly a thing and a remarkable one at that!

Props to the ATS crew for finding this.

As French and Saunders used to say, “Absolutely Fabulous!”

Bummer that it will take 3 months for Yutu 2 to get over there, but after investigating the specifics of the rover, it is an unfortunate necessity.

I do hope that the Chinese pause after each leg and send pictures as they get closer and closer. That would be really nice.

But, damn, look at that thing!

 

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Caught A Mysterious Flying Extraterrestrial Object In The Mars Sky

Physics Insight
Dec 26, 2021

These images were snapped by Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity in the Gale Crater on Sol 3333 (2021-12-21).

The images contain a black mysterious object flying in the sky. The object has been captured in some images and not in all images. It means that this is not dust on the camera lens but else some strange creature spaceship or UFO.

Images Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS Source: mars.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/…

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These critters are my favorite Martian subject. And it is getting better all the time. I call again for video. Nice, clear video.

 

Black Rectangle on Three Chang’e 3 Moon Photos (Linked).

Streetcap1
Feb 15, 2018

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This rectangular object hits me a lot harder than the new cube from the rover. The cube looks like it could be a rock or two, but this, this is like right there sitting pretty and it is pretty well resolved. So… what is it?

Why are all of these photos so blurry? There is no atmosphere to speak of. Weird.

Here are some more Chang’e 3 finds…

Dig it.

 

Curiosity Rover – SOL 554 – head statue of a human-like being with a creepy grinning expression

Posted by u/UFOLOGY_SHORTS

Source

 

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) – LROC NAC frame M1696330027R – Triangular object, partially buried in the ground.

Posted by u/UFOLOGY_SHORTS

Source

Neato!

Just like the old days.

 

China’s Rover Spots Cube On The Moon, Or Was It Something Else?

MARS ANOMALIES and BEYOND
Dec 7, 2021

*Please Watch to the End ** Watch in HD and Full Screen As always, look for the picture links at the bottom of the description. Thanks for Watching! Best Regards, Chris….

IMAGE CREDIT GOES TO: ESA / NASA / JPL / University of Arizona / Caltech / Msss ** These pictures are made public to the people**
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www.youtube.com/channel/UCYls… (bottom of page)

Hello Folks. As the title reads, and questions, did China’s Rover ” spot a cube Shaped ‘mystery hut’ on far side of the moon? I say no! If you were to look past the censoring and manipulation, you would see that there is much more in this photo and what they are hiding from the public. Have a look and then give me your thoughts. Thanks for watching. ~ Chris

*LINK/s BELOW*
1) Space .com page LINK: www.space.com/china-yutu-2-moon-rover-cube-shaped-object-photos
2) Direct photo LINK: cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/hnVnEqyeFUAKDfQ84At2Mn.jpg

Hmmm. Very interesting. Tried a little bit this morning. Will try some more, eh. We shall see.

 

What Is Flying Near The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter? ~ 12/10/2021

MARS ANOMALIES and BEYOND
Dec 10, 2021

*Please Watch to the End ** Watch in HD and Full Screen As always, look for the picture links at the bottom of the description. Thanks for Watching! Best Regards, Chris….

IMAGE CREDIT GOES TO: ESA / NASA / JPL / University of Arizona / Caltech / Msss ** These pictures are made public to the people** Thanks for watching! If you guys like what you see, please SUBSCRIBE and don’t forget to give me a thumbs up! Its greatly appreciated! Check out the other Mars Team Members videos here: www.youtube.com/channel/UCYls… (bottom of page)

Hello folks. Credit for the original video goes to iGadgetPro. LINK BELOW .

During Ingenuity’s 16th flight, it’s camera caught an anomaly. So what is it? This is my analysis. Check it out and then drop your thoughts below. Thanks for watching. ~ Chris

*LINK/s BELOW*

1) iGadgetPro’s Video LINK: www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6xNCQJ6uCQ

2) NASA / JPL / Caltech photo page LINK: mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multimedia/raw-images/HNM_0268_0690732246_063ECM_N0160001HELI01226_0000LUJ

3) My video ” More Birds / Bugs flying In The Martian Skies ?!” video LINK: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydwSKpcKx9U&t=390s

This one is most intriguing. And nicely woo-free.

 

This Is What the Surface of Mars Sounds Like! Real Sound Recordings 2021 (4K UHD)

V101 Science
Nov 12, 2021

Nasa’s Perseverance Rover

Nasa’s Perseverance Rover has already sent back more than 160 thousand images from the surface of Mars, but what about the sound of Mars? It is, after all, equipped with a microphone? The first-ever to be sent to the red planet successfully. Let’s listen in and find out what Perseverance has heard so far. Sit back, relax and enjoy the real sounds of an alien world.

Chapters
0:00 Brief history of Mars
1:28 The microphones on Mars
2:45 How we hear sound
3:05 What I sound like on Mars
4:12 The sound of wind on Mars
5:10 The sound of Perseverance driving on Mars
6:28 The sound of Ingenuity flying on Mars

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Music –
Conquering By StereoNuts (Purchased License)
Adrift in the Galaxy by Marco Belloni (Purchased License)

This is nice. Has some good clips, more than the NASA vid, plus how the poster’s voice sounds on Mars. Surprising to hear, but, it can be no other way. To wit, “Ya canna break the laws o’ physics, laddie.” — LCmdr M Scott

 

Hundreds Of Alien Structures Found On Planet Mercury! ~ 12/14/2021

MARS ANOMALIES and BEYOND
Dec 14, 2021

*Please Watch to the End ** Watch in HD and Full Screen As always, look for the picture links at the bottom of the description. Thanks for Watching! Best Regards, Chris….

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Hello Folks. It is amazing how much trouble, the Powers That Be, went through to cover this up! After looking at this photo of Mercury, I was stunned at the amount of Alien structures that are there! It makes our Moon look like a desert, with fewer structures, compared to Mercury. Get your magnifiers out, because you are going to want to use them to see these anomalies! Have a close look and then drop your thoughts below. Thanks for watching. ~ Chris

*LINK/s BELOW*
1) Mariner 10 Mission page LINK: solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/mariner-10/in-depth/
2) Planet Mercury Photo page LINK: exploredeepspace.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/pia03101-mariner-10-mercury.png
3) “Water ice and organics at Mercury’s poles” page LINK: www.planetary.org/articles/11291206-mercury-polar-ice
4) “Weird! Mercury’s scorching temps may actually lead to ice” page LINK: www.space.com/mercury-scorching-heat-leads-to-ice.html

Well now, I plan on getting this photo and checking these claims out. Hopefully there are closer ones, I know I have seen closer ones.

I am not going for the woo, at this point, of course. Shades of the old days, but, we shall see.

ETA:

I took this one and Shopped it extensively and I must report that I did not see anything that looked odd.

Need to be careful with this channel, some reports are rather intriguing while many of the videos are just seeing things that I can not pick up on. Even with him drawing on the pics. Oh well. Pareidolia and all that.

I will post the ones that are nice and grounded. Not the ones where he sees cars, eh.

 

Blue UFO observes Apollo 14.

Streetcap1
May 21, 2018

Music by incompetech.com/music/

Apollo 14 Photograph Anomalies.

Streetcap1
May 23, 2018

Apollo 14 Photograph Anomalies.

The late, great Streetcap had a knack for finding anomalies. He is missed.

 

Footage From The First-Ever Probe to Touch The Sun

gortex
Knight of Ni
Member, Registered: 8/16/2009
Location: Valles Marineris
Mood: Transmogrified

posted on Dec, 18 2021 @ 02:42 PM
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This is what it’s like to touch the Sun.

The footage was taken by NASA’s Parker Solar Probe over the period of 4 days as it swooped into the Sun’s corona.

So, what are we actually looking at? These images were captured by the Parker probe’s WISPR (Wide-field Imager for Solar Probe) instrument.

All of those streaks the probe is zooming through are coronal streamers – massive loops of electrically charged gas and plasma that connect two regions of opposite polarity on the Sun. They’re extended out by the solar wind and they glow like this because they’re filled with electrons.

These streamers, also known as helmet streamers, are usually only visible from Earth during an eclipse – but in the footage they’re seen as the spacecraft flies above and below them inside the corona.

But that’s not all there is to gape at in the Parker time lapse. Take another look and you may notice there are planets visible in the background – including Earth!
www.sciencealert.com…

If you have time take a look at the screen shots in the article that explain what is shown in the footage , cool stuff.

 

Parker Solar Probe flying through plasma jets in the Sun’s corona

ScienceAlert
Dec 16, 2021

The Parker Solar Probe flies through structures in the Sun’s corona called streamers. This footage shows data from the WISPR instrument on Parker Solar Probe. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Naval Research Laboratory Read more: www.sciencealert.com/the-foot…

So cool. It is inspiring that we can even do this!

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Touches The Sun For The First Time

NASA Goddard
Dec 14, 2021

For the first time in history, a spacecraft has touched the Sun. NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has now flown through the Sun’s upper atmosphere – the corona – and sampled particles and magnetic fields there. The new milestone marks one major step for Parker Solar Probe and one giant leap for solar science. Just as landing on the Moon allowed scientists to understand how it was formed, touching the very stuff the Sun is made of will help scientists uncover critical information about our closest star and its influence on the solar system. More information: www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/…

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

Scientists:
Nour Raouafi (Johns Hopkins University/APL)
Justin Kasper (University of Michigan)
Stuart Bale (University of California, Berkeley)
Kelly Korreck (Johns Hopkins University/APL)
Adam Szabo (NASA/GSFC)

Producer: Joy Ng (KBRwyle)
Writer: Mara Johnson-Groh (Wyle Information Systems)
Data Visualizer: Tom Bridgman (GST)

Animators:
Jonathan North (KBRwyle)
Ben Smith (Johns Hopkins APL)

This video can be freely shared and downloaded at https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/14045. While the video in its entirety can be shared without permission, the music and some individual imagery may have been obtained through permission and may not be excised or remixed in other products. Specific details on such imagery may be found here: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/14045. For more information on NASA’s media guidelines, visit https://nasa.gov/multimedia/guidelines.

I mean, to fly through the corona of the Sun! Fantastic.

 

Double UFOs Seen Swept Over The Dust Devil In The Martian Sky || Existence Of life On Mars

Physics Insight
Sep 8, 2021

These images are from Perseverance rover on May. 24, 2021 (Sol 92). Images Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Source: mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multim…

 

Two Mysterious Unidentified Flying Objects Over The Red Planet’s Horizon Captured By Perseverance

Physics Insight
Nov 11, 2021

These images used in the video a few months ago of sol 157 or July 30, 2021. The objects in the video might not be UFOs, these might some debris flying in the Martian skies. Also they may be extraterrestrials on Mars. Imagery Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Source: mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multim…

Excellent!

We need video! We bin needin’ it!

 

The terrain here is more spectacular than I’d expected or even hoped for. [13681x4701px) Roughly assembled L-Mastcam mosaic from sol 3324 using 48 images, view full size

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Sure looks like it.

WOW!

Could this be a Crashed Disc-Shaped Object Spotted Near Ceti Mensa on Mars?

Jean Ward
Dec 3, 2021

The photograph analyzed here (PSP_001984_1735) was acquired by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on 29 December 2006 and is described as ‘Swirls of Rock in Candor Chasma.’

Here I feature an anomaly I discovered at a new site in Ceti Mensa in the region Valles Marineris. The anomaly looks like a disc-shaped object which hit the surface of Mars at a very low angle and left a trench behind it. The disc-shaped object measures approximately 12 to 15 metres in diameter. Apart from removing a few sand dunes to highlight the object I didn’t change anything else in the photograph. To see the anomaly for yourselves please download the original JP2 from the NASA link provided below and download HiVIEW to open the JP2 (the anomaly is right there for anyone to see).

Alternatives: Could this possibly be a ramp leading into an underground entrance or is this an incomplete Project Ice-Worm structure? Or are we seeing a strange arc-shaped dune?

As always, until we get to see these anomalies up close and personal, I can only speculate as to what these objects might be.

My Blog Post featuring: ‘Could this be a Crashed Disc-Shaped Object Spotted Near Ceti Mensa on Mars?:’

mars.raptorzone.co.za/2021/12/…

Original NASA Source:

www.uahirise.org/PSP_001984_1735

Please comment below and let me know what you think.

This is most definitely fantastic!

Also see Crashed Flying Saucer on Mars?–Sure Looks Like it! and ‘Crashed Flying Saucer’ Spotted On Mars

ArMaP
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Registered: 6/24/2004
Location: Portugal
Mood:

posted on Dec, 11 2021 @ 01:06 PM
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Here’s a crop of the 658 MB JP2 image, taken at 80% zoom.

As it shows more than the video we can see that:
– the “track” is not completely straight, it makes a slight “S” shape;
– it starts on a raised feature;
– it appears to continue just on the surface to the left of the “UFO”.

An anaglyph (for those with those red/cyan glasses) shows that it’s really a deep “cut” in the ground and that it’s not smooth, as more or less in the middle we can see a slight deviation of the ditch’s walls.

PS: I strongly recommend having a pair of those 3D glasses, these images give us a completely different view of Mars.

(click the images for full size)

One thing I only noticed on the anaglyph was that the “ditch” cuts the small hill just below “south” of it.

In this height map you can get an idea of relative height of the area (click for full size).I marked the area being discussed with a black rectangle.

OneBigMonkeyToo
Member
Registered: 1/30/2016
Location: Behind you
Mood: Simian

posted on Dec, 11 2021 @ 11:27 AM
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For what it’s worth, here are some views of the site from DEM/Ortho data available on the link I posted above, made in QGIS:

Doesn’t look quite so spaceshippy.

Props to ArMaP and OneBigMonkeyToo!

 

MARS UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT. HD Available.

Streetcap1
Dec 25, 2016

MARS UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT. Interesting though.
Link – mars.nasa.gov/mer/gallery/all/…

An oldie from the late, great Streetcap1, RIP.

Ahhh, those were the days!

Yes, Martian UFOs are not a new thing at all! This one is very nice, indeed.

 

Need Scale? CGI model rover added to the latest engineering images of the ‘Gap’ processed by Seán Doran

Traversing through this terrain has been on every Mount Sharp Ascent Route (MSAR) since before landing. It’s taken over 9 years to get this far, and if you thing this terrain is cool, wait until they get into the Gediz Vallis Channel and drive along the base of the Ridge… It’s going to be memorable journey 🙂

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Short drive on Sol 283: 5 off Navcam mosaics acquired after the drive

Perfectly placed for another sample? Or maybe to study the sand ripples, or even sample sand. The short drive was ~ENE, so not really sure what prevented them from continuing south. Must have been a good target that they could not say no to?

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China’s Yutu-2 Moon Rover Spots a ‘mystery house’ object on the Dark Side

gortex
Knight of Ni
Member Registered: 8/16/2009
Location: Valles Marineris Mood: Transmogrified
posted on Dec, 4 2021 @ 09:58 AM
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Yutu-2 has already found a mystery blob in a crater and now while continuing on it’s trundle around the Far Side of the Moon it has spotted a curious cube-shaped object in the distance.

I’ve slightly zoomed in on the object but the original picture and story is Here

Now I know it’s probably just one or perhaps two of kubrick’s monoliths but the CNSA have found it interesting and decided to trundle over to take a closer look at it, it may be just a giant rock or perhaps one of those Alien Moon bases reported to exist on the Dark Side of the Moon , that was why China went there after all.

Andrew Jones, a journalist who addresses the Chinese room system for SpaceNews and Space.com, highlighted a new rover update in a sequence of tweets Friday. The nickname for the dice-formed object translates to “secret household.”

Ah. We have an update from Yutu-2 on the lunar far facet, together with an picture of a cubic condition on the northern horizon ~80m absent from the rover in Von Kármán crater. Referred to as “神秘小屋” (“thriller home”), the future 2-3 lunar days will be invested getting closer to check out it out. pic.twitter.com/LWPZoWN05I

— Andrew Jones (@AJ_FI) December 3, 2021

I’m not saying it’s Aliens but until it’s not Aliens it could be Aliens …. but would the Chinese tell us ?

Here is a wider view. It is estimated to be about 80 meters or 262 feet away.

I am thrilled that they are going to drive over there and take a good look! Fantastic!

In this one I put the dpi up to 300 and cropped it closer.

Wonderful!

 

Ginny imaged on December 5, 2 hours before flight 17. Will Percy acquire video this time?

317.08 m (1040.28 ft) between the robotic emissaries exploring Jezero Crater. Hiding in plain sight 🙂

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Peeking out from behind a dune.

 

Extended Workspace with scalebar. Using 28 off Bayer Reconstructed L-MastCam frames from Sols 3313 & 3314.

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Neat looking pointy white piece on the lower right.

 

Feast your eyes on this rock garden! 45 R-Mastcam frames in this mosaic. View in full resolution 15678×3929 pixels

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A thing of beauty.

 

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Dust Devil search on sol 275. No DD’s but great scenery.

Mars Perseverance Sol 275:

Sweet.

 

A Mysterious UFO Light Shining From Underground Martian Surface Spotted By NASA’s Curiosity Rover

Physics Insight
Sep 16, 2021

An image transmitted from Mars to Earth by NASA’s Curiosity rover has some alien enthusiasts seeing the (artificial) light about the possibility of life on Mars. The image, visible at the raw images database from NASA’s jet propulsion laboratory, depicts what appears to be a white speck of something in its upper left-hand portion. Curiosity snapped the image shortly after arriving at the “The Kimberley” waypoint on April 2. These images were taken by NAV_LEFT_B (Left Navigation Camera) onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 589 (April 3, 2014).

Images Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Sources:
www.independent.co.uk/news/sc…
www.theatlantic.com/national/…
mars.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/…
www.forbes.com/sites/ericmack…
www.space.com/25399-mars-ufo-…

Fascinating!

 

This NASA Satellite Has Just Detected A Huge Miles Long Structure Moving On The Surface Of Mars

Unexplained Mysteries
Nov 4, 2021

This NASA satellite has just detected a huge miles long structure moving on the surface of Mars. Today, we take a look at what this NASA satellite detected on the surface of Mars. In recent years Mars has been featured a lot in the news, and this is because space agencies are gearing up to send various missions there. NASA and other companies like Spacex have been vocal about how they plan to send humans there within the next few decades, with the end plan having various space shuttles carrying humans there daily. It sounds far-fetched but it’s something that researchers have said can happen. Although it can happen though it comes with various obstacles, mainly cost. Setting up something like this will easily go into the billions.

Thank you for watching!
Thank you to CO.AG for the background music!

Good stuff. Quite a lot of it, really.

 

Beaver Moon Lunar Eclipse | Zach Doehler

Vancouver Island

Cool, huh? Still disappointed that I spaced it until the last 10 minutes or so. Mind’s slippin’ away.

 

The Moon Eclipsing near Pleiades

This was taken before the peak of the eclipse because clouds rolled in. This is a composite image where the star field was shot during the last new moon to make the stars pop here. The Moon was also taken with a telescope to get more surface details and blended in as well.

Gear:

Sony a6400
Tamron 28-200 at 85mm
Zenithstar 61 (Moon only)
ioptron skyguider pro
Starfield and eclipse field were stack in sequator, edited in LR, blended in PS and finishing touches in LR.

From my Instagram:

www.instagram.com/big_potate/

Full res images and prints:

www.picfair.com/users/big_potate/albums

Photo by u/LAG360linkage

I only go to see the last few minutes. 🙁

 

Did Ingenuity tangle with a dust devil?

Mars Guy
Nov 21, 2021

Episode 33 On its 15th flight, the Ingenuity helicopter was on the move again after a stand down for solar conjunction and flight testing in the thinning summer atmosphere. On this flight, it may have encountered its first dust devil.

Neato.

 

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Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s Flight 13: Zoomed-In View From Perseverance

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s Flight 13: Zoomed-In View From Perseverance (issued November 18, 2021)

Recently downlinked imagery of a September flight has allowed the rover imaging team to put together a video of rotorcraft performing to near-perfection.

Video footage from NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover of the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s 13th flight on Sept. 4 provides the most detailed look yet of the rotorcraft in action.

Ingenuity is currently prepping for its 16th flight, scheduled to take place no earlier than Saturday, Nov. 20, but the 160.5-second Flight 13 stands out as one of Ingenuity’s most complicated. It involved flying into varied terrain within the “Séítah” geological feature and taking images of an outcrop from multiple angles for the rover team. Acquired from an altitude of 26 feet (8 meters), the images complement those collected during Flight 12, providing valuable insight for Perseverance scientists and rover drivers.

Captured by the rover’s two-camera Mastcam-Z, one video clip of Flight 13 shows a majority of the 4-pound (1.8-kilogram) rotorcraft’s flight profile. The other provides a closeup of takeoff and landing, which was acquired as part of a science observation intended to measure the dust plumes generated by the helicopter.

“The value of Mastcam-Z really shines through with these video clips,” said Justin Maki, deputy principal investigator for the Mastcam-Z instrument at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California. “Even at 300 meters [328 yards] away, we get a magnificent closeup of takeoff and landing through Mastcam-Z’s ‘right eye.’ And while the helicopter is little more than a speck in the wide view taken through the ‘left eye,’ it gives viewers a good feel for the size of the environment that Ingenuity is exploring.”

During takeoff, Ingenuity kicks up a small plume of dust that the right camera, or “eye,” captures moving to the right of the helicopter during ascent. After its initial climb to planned maximum altitude of 26 feet (8 meters), the helicopter performs a small pirouette to line up its color camera for scouting. Then Ingenuity pitches over, allowing the rotors’ thrust to begin moving it horizontally through the thin Martian air before moving offscreen. Later, the rotorcraft returns and lands in the vicinity of where it took off. The team targeted a different landing spot – about 39 feet (12 meters) from takeoff – to avoid a ripple of sand it landed on at the completion of Flight 12.

Though the view from Mastcam-Z’s left eye shows less of the helicopter and more of Mars than the right, the wide angle provides a glimpse of the unique way that the Ingenuity team programmed the flight to ensure success.

“We took off from the crater floor and flew over an elevated ridgeline before dipping into Séítah,” said Ingenuity Chief Pilot Håvard Grip of JPL. “Since the helicopter’s navigation filter prefers flat terrain, we programmed in a waypoint near the ridgeline, where the helicopter slows down and hovers for a moment. Our flight simulations indicated that this little ‘breather’ would help the helicopter keep track of its heading in spite of the significant terrain variations. It does the same on the way back. It’s awesome to actually get to see this occur, and it reinforces the accuracy of our modeling and our understanding of how to best operate Ingenuity.”

The wide-angle view also shows how Ingenuity maintains altitude during the flight. After an initial ascent to 26 feet (8 meters) altitude, the helicopter’s laser altimeter notes a change in elevation of the terrain below as it heads northeast toward the ridgeline. Ingenuity automatically adjusts, climbing slightly as it approaches the ridge and then descending to remain 26 feet (8 meters) above the undulating surface. Once it flies to the right, out of view, Ingenuity collects 10 images of the rocky outcrop with its color camera before heading back into frame and returning to land in the targeted location.

After Flight 13, Ingenuity went quiet in October, along with NASA’s other Mars spacecraft during Mars solar conjunction, when the Red Planet and Earth are on opposite sides of the Sun, precluding most communications. Following conjunction, Ingenuity performed a short experimental flight test before undertaking Flight 15, which began the multi-flight journey back to the vicinity of “Wright Brothers Field,” its starting point back in April.

Credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/MSSS

Direct link to release with additional links etc: mars.nasa.gov/news/9079/nasas-perseverance-captures-challenging-flight-by-mars-helicopter/

This stuff is exciting. I wanna go! I doubt I’d qualify though, lol. Gotta see if my lil buddy is a critter or a rock!

 

I really wish someone in authority would comment on these frequent flyers, but so far it has been ignored.

Perseverance Rover Captured First Aliens’ Spaceship On Mars After A Two-Week Communications Blackout

Physics Insight
Oct 24, 2021

NASA’s entire Mars fleet took a vacation in early October, as the sun blocked communications from Earth in what’s dubbed a solar conjunction. So there was a two-week communications blackout caused by the sun’s being directly between Earth and the Red Planet. These images used in the video have been taken by NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover on October 19, 2021.

Images Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Source: mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multim…
www.space.com/mars-helicopter…

What is going on?

 

NASA’s Perseverance Rover’s New Driving Video On Mars With Insight Lander’s Recorded Strange Sounds

Physics Insight
Oct 21, 2021

The video shows NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover using its auto-navigation, or AutoNav, technology to drive 548 feet (167 meters) on Sept. 12, 2021, the 200th Martian day, or sol, of the mission.

In the end of the video are dinks and donks recorded Sounds of Mars just after sundown on July 16, 2019 (Sol 226).

Imagery Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Sources: mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multim…
mars.nasa.gov/news/8517/nasas…
mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multim…

Yay! Finally something other than wind. The sounds start at 2:33. Fascinating. Possibly the sound of some rocks contracting with the evening temperature drop. Whatever is causing it, it is definitely pretty strange.

Ooh, from the second link:

INSIGHT MISSION NEWS | October 1, 2019

NASA’s InSight ‘Hears’ Peculiar Sounds on Mars

Put an ear to the ground on Mars and you’ll be rewarded with a symphony of sounds. Granted, you’ll need superhuman hearing, but NASA’s InSight lander comes equipped with a very special “ear.”

The spacecraft’s exquisitely sensitive seismometer, called the Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure (SEIS), can pick up vibrations as subtle as a breeze. The instrument was provided by the French space agency, Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), and its partners.

SEIS was designed to listen for marsquakes. Scientists want to study how the seismic waves of these quakes move through the planet’s interior, revealing the deep inner structure of Mars for the first time.

But after the seismometer was set down by InSight’s robotic arm, Mars seemed shy. It didn’t produce its first rumbling until this past April, and this first quake turned out to be an odd duck. It had a surprisingly high-frequency seismic signal compared to what the science team has heard since then. Out of more than 100 events detected to date, about 21 are strongly considered to be quakes. The remainder could be quakes as well, but the science team hasn’t ruled out other causes.

So the labeling within the video is wrong, although the title is right; it was not the mics on Percy, but whatever, all good, eh.

 

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Timelapse

Posted by u/hotspicybonrlinkage

 

Jezero Sunset:

Sol 257 at about 6pm local Mars time of Perseverance Rover’s mission on Mars.

Acquired with one of the Mastcam-Z cameras.

Looking out West to record one of the famous blue Martian sunsets.

Presented here in raw colours

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/MSSS

Raw Image: mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multimedia/raw-images/ZR0_0257_0689775858_098EBY_N0080000ZCAM01509_0260LMJ

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Extra Energy for Extra-terrestrial Science!: Update for Sols 3294-3295 [details in comments]

Extra Energy for Extra-terrestrial Science!:

Curiosity Rover mission update for Sols 3294-3295:

Written by Mariah Baker, Planetary Geologist at Center for Earth & Planetary Studies, Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum,

November 11, 2021.

When the operations team logged on today, we were prepared to pick up where Monday’s team had left off in Curiosity’s ongoing drill campaign at Zechstein. But then we received some news: even though the original plan already included two hefty science blocks, the rover still had extra energy to spare! In order to take advantage of this excess energy, the team added yet another science block to the plan and strategically positioned it to occur in the morning around 8 AM local Martian time. While science blocks typically occur during the middle of the day, this early morning time was desirable because it would provide better illumination for acquiring a ChemCam RMI image of a complex rock outcrop nearby (shown in the Mastcam image above). Plus, the additional heating needed to operate instruments during the cold morning hours would use up more of the rover’s spare energy. In other words, this new morning block was beneficial for both science and operations—a win win!

The other two science blocks in the plan were also filled to the brim with activities: two Mastcam mosaics were planned on local bedrock including target “Hare Stone,” and a third Mastcam mosaic will provide stereo coverage of a curved sand ripple that can be seen from orbit. A ChemCam Passive observation will collect supplementary data on a pebble that was studied previously using ChemCam LIBS. Additional ChemCam LIBS measurements and associated Mastcam documentation images will be acquired on bedrock targets “Tong Saltings” and “Stack of Handa.” A third Mastcam documentation image of the Zechstein drill hole will be used to monitor wind-driven changes in the drill tailings. The rover will also collect a set of environmental Navcam observations including dust devil, suprahorizon, and zenith movies, as well as a line-of-sight image for studying atmospheric dust levels. Even with all the activities planned over the next two sols, the rover is projected to have enough energy entering the plan on Friday for another full weekend of science!

Update links:

Other Links etc:-

Map credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UofA/USGS & F.Nogal

Kindly report any broken links etc in the comments

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The end of a busy day on Mars (Sol 3292)

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An incredible coronal mass ejection from the sun with Earth for scale! Scary! (Credit: NASA/SDO)

r/space Posts – Posted by u/Anuomnilinkage

 

Ingenuity helicopter attempts untested flight technique

Mars Guy
Oct 31, 2021

Episode 30 In its first attempt to fly using unproven high-speed rotor spin, Ingenuity decided to abort the flight. It was cleared for a second chance this past week, so how did it do?

 

Sunny weather on Sol 242

source: https://areo.info/mars20/ecams/0242

Posted by u/HolgerIsenberglinkage

Beautiful. I love the blue skies of Mars.

 

“Isolated Araneiform Topography”

This image of the south pole was taken by HiRISE on (87.123°S, 126.291°E) on March 24th, 2007. Araneiform comes “aranea” (Latin) meaning spider; the HiRISE team saw these channels, carved into the surface by CO2 gas erupting from the ground, and thought they looked spider-like. They form after CO2 sublimates as the seasons change causing a build up a gas below the surface. Eventually the surface ruptures, creating these features. To me they look more like neurons but I can see their resemblence to spiders.

The width of this image is about 1 km.

Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

Geohack link: geohack.toolforge.org/geohack.php?pagename=Feature&params=87.123_S_126.291_E_globe:mars_type:landmark

Posted by u/htmanelski, m o d – linkage

Spiders!