mars

Watch the Mars Helicopter’s First Flight
NASA’s Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, is preparing for its first flight, which will hopefully happen Sunday, April 11. (Link Below)
The four-pound helicopter arrived at Mars on February 18, safely tucked inside the belly of the Perseverance rover, over 171 million miles away...
Hear the First-Ever Audio from Mars!
While numerous missions have returned photos from Mars, none have captured any sound from the Red Planet million of miles away.
A few missions had planned to capture some sound from Mars, but it never happened. In 1999, the Polar Lander crashed on the surface of the Red Planet...
How to Watch NASA’s Rover Land on Mars on Thursday
On Thursday, February 18, for the first time in nearly a decade, a rover will be landing on Mars.
The most recent rover to touch down on the Red Planet was ‘Curiosity’ in 2012. The Insight Mars lander reached the planet in 2018. (A ‘Lander’ stays stationary after landing on a surface, while a ‘Rover’…
Digitally Rendered Vintage Maps of Iowa
4DMAPART, based out of New York City, has some beautifully designed maps of the world. The maps feature elevation, river beds, national parks, and even the moon and Mars!
Locally, 4DMAPART has 10 uniquely tinted maps of Iowa ---- with over 1,000 maps in total...