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Russian Cosmonauts and NASA Astronaut Land After ISS Visit

Russian Cosmonauts and NASA Astronaut Land After ISS Visit Two Russian cosmonauts and one NASA astronaut have returned from the International Space Station. Their six-month trip was marked by scientific experiments and crossovers with other astronaut crews. Watch NASA’s footage of the Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft touching down on Saturday. See […]

NASA Reschedules First Ingenuity Flight on Mars for April 19

NASA Reschedules First Ingenuity Flight on Mars for April 19 NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter is seen here in a close-up taken by Mastcam-Z, a pair of zoomable cameras aboard the Perseverance rover. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA has given an eager public a new date for the Ingenuity helicopter’s first controlled flight […]

How to Watch Spring’s Biggest Meteor Shower

How to Watch Spring’s Biggest Meteor Shower Each year, just as spring really starts getting into the swing of things, the Lyrid meteor shower returns to give stargazers a true cosmic sight to behold. The meteors finally became active this week and between now and late April, those interested will […]

NASA Pays Elon Musk’s SpaceX $2.9 Billion To Ferry Astronauts To Moon Surface : NPR

NASA Pays Elon Musk’s SpaceX $2.9 Billion To Ferry Astronauts To Moon Surface : NPR Illustration of SpaceX Starship human lander design that will carry the first NASA astronauts to the surface of the moon under the Artemis program. SpaceX hide caption toggle caption SpaceX Illustration of SpaceX Starship human […]

As NASA troubleshoots its Mars helicopter, Perseverance rover keeps busy

As NASA troubleshoots its Mars helicopter, Perseverance rover keeps busy The Ingenuity helicopter’s first flight on Mars has been delayed, but NASA’s Red Planet teams are staying busy with the larger Perseverance mission. The car-sized Perseverance rover has an ambitious agenda during its two-year primary mission to seek out potentially […]

NASA to Attempt First Controlled Flight on Mars As Soon As Monday

NASA to Attempt First Controlled Flight on Mars As Soon As Monday NASA is targeting no earlier than Monday, April 19, for the first flight of its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter at approximately 3:30 a.m. EDT (12:30 a.m. PDT). #NASA #Attempt #Controlled #Flight #Mars #Monday

SpaceX test-fires rocket ahead of Crew-2 astronaut launch for NASA

SpaceX test-fires rocket ahead of Crew-2 astronaut launch for NASA CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX has fired up the rocket that will ferry its next crew of astronauts to the International Space Station next week.  The private spaceflight company conducted a static-fire test on Saturday (April 22) of its Falcon […]

Mars Report: Update on NASA’s Perseverance Rover & Ingenuity Helicopter (April 16, 2021)

Mars Report: Update on NASA’s Perseverance Rover & Ingenuity Helicopter (April 16, 2021) #Mars #Report #Update #NASAs #Perseverance #Rover #Ingenuity #Helicopter #April

NASA picks SpaceX and Starship to send Artemis astronauts to the moon

NASA picks SpaceX and Starship to send Artemis astronauts to the moon Looking shiny there, Starship. Elon Musk/SpaceX The next humans to visit the surface of the moon will catch a ride there courtesy of not only NASA, but also Elon Musk and SpaceX. The space agency announced Friday that […]

NASA Picks SpaceX to Build New Lunar Lander

NASA Picks SpaceX to Build New Lunar Lander NASA on Friday awarded a contract to SpaceX to build a new capsule to land astronauts on the moon, the latest in a string of lunar-related wins for the Elon Musk-controlled company. SpaceX beat out two rivals for the Human Landing System […]