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  • NASA

    NASA's Perseverance Rover lands on Mars, Indian-origin scientist Swati Mohan leads mission

    Feb 19, 2021, 10:36 PM IST

    NASA's largest and most advanced Mars rover, Perseverance, successfully touched down on the Martian surface on Friday, in a nail-biting landing that marks its first step in the search for signs of ancient microbial life on the Red Planet. And guess, who was at the centre of this ambitious step? Indian-American scientist Swati Mohan played a pivotal role in the historic event. Watch video as India TV's Nidhi Taneja sheds light on the newsmaking event.

  • Meet NASA Scientist Swati Mohan, who landed Perseverance on Mars

    Meet NASA Scientist Swati Mohan, who landed Perseverance on Mars

    Feb 19, 2021, 06:18 PM IST

    On 19 February 2021, NASA's most advanced astrobiological laboratory landed on Mars, called Perseverance Rover. It is in search of traces of ancient microbial life on the Red Planet. Among the scientists who are part of this historic mission, Indian-American Dr Swati Mohan spearheaded the development of attitude control and the landing system for the rover.