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How much did we know about Planet Mars? Comparing Mars and Earth

Nasa successfully landed its Perseverance Rover in the Jezero Crater earlier this month, which has been identified as an ancient lakebed that formed billions of years ago.

Several countries, including India and the United States, are collaborating on a Mars expedition to investigate the Red Planet’s habitability and look for signs of existence.

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) successfully landed its Perseverance rover in the Jezero Crater earlier this month, which has been identified as an ancient lakebed that emerged billions of years ago.

The crater was filled with water to create a deep lake, which dried up as the planet’s atmosphere changed, according to Nasa’s Mars exploration program.


The Perseverance rover will investigate the ancient lake bed’s rocks and return samples in upcoming flights. Humans want to know if life once flourished on Mars, despite the fact that it is too cold and dry for life to survive there today.

How does Mars compare with Earth?

The Earth’s atmosphere is mainly nitrogen and oxygen, while the Martian atmosphere is mostly carbon dioxide. Earth has only one moon, which is a celestial satellite that revolves around the sun, while Mars has two small moons, Phobos and Deimos.

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Basic Difference between these Planet

ParametersEarthMars
Diameter93 million miles142 million miles
Length of Day23 hours 56 minutes24 hours 37 minutes
Average speed in orbiting Sun93 million miles142 million miles
Length of Year365.25 days687 Earth days
Tilt of Axis23.5 degrees25 degrees
Earth and Mars Comparison

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