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Archive for March 22nd, 2021

Watch live today: NASA previews first Mars helicopter flights @ 1:30 pm ET

March 22nd, 2021 by

NASA will hold a news conference to preview the upcoming flight tests of its Ingenuity Mars helicopter, which hitched a ride to the Red Planet with the Perseverance rover. Watch it live!

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Watch live Tuesday: NASA previews first Mars helicopter flights @ 1:30 pm ET

March 22nd, 2021 by

NASA will hold a news conference to preview the upcoming flight tests of its Ingenuity Mars helicopter, which hitched a ride to the Red Planet with the Perseverance rover. Watch it live!

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Rocket Lab launches 7 satellites to orbit

March 22nd, 2021 by

A Rocket Lab Electron booster lifted off from the company’s New Zealand launch site Monday (March 22), carrying seven satellites to orbit for a variety of customers.

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Rocket Lab is launching 7 satellites tonight! Here’s how to watch live.

March 22nd, 2021 by

A Rocket Lab Electron booster is scheduled to lift off from the company’s New Zealand launch site today at 6:30 p.m. EDT (2230 GMT), on a mission dubbed “They Go Up So Fast.”

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Defunct US weather satellite breaks up in Earth orbit

March 22nd, 2021 by

A U.S. weather satellite that retired eight years ago has fallen apart in orbit, breaking into at least 16 pieces, according to government representatives.

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Mars helicopter Ingenuity gets 1st taste of Red Planet air (video)

March 22nd, 2021 by

Over the weekend, NASA’s Perseverance rover dropped the debris shield that protected the Mars helicopter Ingenuity during the mission’s epic Feb. 18 touchdown.

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