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NASA’s Perseverance rover takes its first test drive on Mars

March 5th, 2021 by

NASA’s Perseverance rover has taken its first steps on Mars, the agency announced today (March 5).

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Mercury meets up with Jupiter (Saturn and the moon, too!) in the morning sky this week

March 5th, 2021 by

If you look low in the east-southeast sky at around 5:45 a.m. local time, you’ll see them: the biggest planet in our solar system passing unusually close to the smallest planet in the solar system.

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Watch live tonight: Join Slooh’s live webcast of asteroid Apophis flyby

March 5th, 2021 by

The Slooh online observatory will broadcast live views of the near-Earth asteroid Apophis tonight (March 5) at 8 p.m. EST (0100 GMT on Saturday).

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Netflix launches ‘Pacific Rim: The Black’ anime series

March 5th, 2021 by

When Kaiju ravage Australia, two siblings pilot a Jaeger to search for their parents in this new teaser for Netflix’s “Pacific Rim: The Black” anime series available now.

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Marvel’s new ‘Alien’ comic promises ‘claustrophobic feeling of unseen, unknowable terror’

March 5th, 2021 by

The iconic sci-fi/horror franchise “Alien” will roar once more in a new comic book series from Marvel.

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On This Day in Space! March 5, 1982: Soviet Venera 14 probe lands on Venus

March 5th, 2021 by

On March 5, 1982, the Soviet Union’s Venera 14 spacecraft landed on Venus! See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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