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Behold! The 1st panorama of Mars from the Perseverance rover

February 22nd, 2021 by

NASA’s Perseverance rover, which landed on the surface of Mars last Thursday (Feb. 18), just beamed down its first panoramic image of the Martian surface, the agency reported today (Feb. 22).

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Watch the Perseverance rover land on Mars in this epic first-of-its-kind video

February 22nd, 2021 by

NASA’s Perseverance rover has captured amazing first-of-its-kind video of its landing on Mars and recorded the first actual sounds of Martian wind.

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Asteroid the size of the Golden Gate Bridge will whiz past Earth in March

February 22nd, 2021 by

An asteroid the size of the Golden Gate Bridge will get close enough to Earth to be classified as “potentially hazardous.” What’s the risk?

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Childhood bone cancer survivor joins private Inspiration4 spaceflight on SpaceX rocket

February 22nd, 2021 by

Hayley Arceneaux, a 29-year-old survivor of childhood bone cancer, will join the private Inspiration4 SpaceX mission led by Jared Isaacman.

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Cygnus cargo ship honoring ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson arrives at space station

February 22nd, 2021 by

Worms, an advanced supercomputer, an artificial retina experiment and more arrived at the International Space Station on a Cygnus cargo ship Monday.

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NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars: Live updates

February 22nd, 2021 by

Perseverance is set to land inside Mars’ Jezero Crater on Feb. 18, 2021.

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