Nasa Perseverance Mars rover

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    Video caption: Nasa: ‘Why we hid a message in the Perseverance parachute’

    Nasa systems engineer Ian Clark, who designed the message, explains what the code means.

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    Video caption: Nasa Mars 2020: The first aircraft to fly on another planet

    Ingenuity is a 1.8kg (4lb) helicopter that will ride to Mars attached to the belly of Nasa's Perseverance.

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    Video caption: Mars landing: 'Hot off the press' photo shows Perseverance rover

    Chief engineer for the Perseverance mission, Adam Steltzner, explains what the image shows.

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    Video caption: Mars landing: Nasa's Perseverance a 'do or die moment'

    Nasa's Adam Stelzner explains why Perseverance's arrival on the Red Planet is so significant.

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    Video caption: How long does it take to get to Mars and why is it so difficult?

    Summer 2020 is a popular time for missions to Mars because of the way the planets align - but how long does it take to get there?

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    Video caption: Mars landings that did (and didn't) go to plan

    With two missions to land on Mars in 2021, Laura Foster looks back at the previous 17 attempts.

  7. There's a new robot on Mars

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    Video caption: The Perseverance rover sends back its first photos - with 'gorgeous' colour ones to follow

    NASA lands its first rover on Mars in nearly a decade. So far the photos are black and white, but we're promised that 'gorgeous' colour ones will follow.

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    Video caption: Nasa Mars landing: Celebrations as Perseverance rover touchdown is confirmed

    There are celebrations as Perseverance completes its seven-month journey to the Red Planet.

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    Video caption: Nasa Mars rover: Confidence high as mission heads for tricky landing

    The Perseverance rover could not be more aptly named, says Nasa science chief Thomas Zurbuchen.