Yutu-2 Rover Finds That Moon’s Far Side Is Covered in Sticky Soil

The Chinese lunar rover Yutu-2 has been exploring the far side of the moon for three years, making it the longest lunar mission in history. in paper published Today at Science Robotics, the Yutu-2 team reported on the rover’s progress and what it has revealed so far about the far side of the Moon. Yutu-2 … Read more

NASA Works to Dislodge Pebbles Stuck in Perseverance Rover

NASA engineers implemented a plan to remove some debris on the persistent rover that prevented it from properly caching rock samples. The team expects to find out how the cleanup job goes later today. the The case arose On December 29, when a Martian rock sample (taken from a rock called Isol) could not be … Read more

Pebbles Before Mountains – NASA Mars

NASA’s Mars 2020 mission team is working methodically and comprehensively, making good progress in understanding the best path forward to remove unwanted pebbles from a persistent circle. Over the previous weekend, and earlier this week, operational sequences were developed and tested to remove these rock-hard intruders. After the ground trials were completed, we began implementing … Read more