Hayley Arceneaux could become the youngest American ever to travel to orbit. She will also be the first person with a prosthetic body part to go to space.
The footage was so good _ and the images so breathtaking _ that members of the rover team said they felt like they were riding along.
If things go as planned, Ingenuity, a 1.8 kilogram rotorcraft, will become the first helicopter to fly on another planet.
The picture, looking down on the rover, shows the entire vehicle suspended from three cables unspooled from the sky crane, along with an “umbilical” communications cord.
NASA's Perseverance rover has successfully landed on Mars, and it is the most advanced rover that the US space agency has sent to the red planet till date. Here are top points to keep in mind about NASA's historic landing.
NASA Perseverance on Mars: NASA's science rover Perseverance, the most advanced astrobiology laboratory ever sent to another world, streaked through the Martian atmosphere on Thursday and landed safely on the floor of the Jezero Crater.
Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory near Los Angeles hope to receive confirmation of the landing, and possibly a first image from the rover, shortly after its arrival, set for 12:55 p.m. PST (2055 GMT).
The landing event can be watched live on NASA's Youtube channel. It will take 11 minutes and 22 seconds for signals to travel from Mars to Earth containing news of the mission's progress.
NASA's Mars 2021 Perseverance rover: NASA's Perseverance rover will be the US Space Agency's fifth rover to touch down on the Red planet.
A round-trip communication with Voyager 2 takes about 35 hours — 17 hours and 35 minutes each way.
UAE's Hope probe sends back first photo taken from Mars. The photo was taken by the Hope probe from a height of approximately 25,000 km above the surface of red planet.
The star of this system is 400 light-years away from us and just 120 million years old which is a lot younger when compared to the Sun.
Sunspots are small and dark but cooler areas on the solar surface having strong magnetic forces.
As per the statement released, Farfarout is currently 132 astronomical units (au) away from the sun which translates to 132 times away from where Earth is in our solar system.
In May or June, the Tianwen-1 will attempt to land a capsule carrying a 240-kg rover in a rapid seven-minute descent onto a massive plain in the northern hemisphere of Mars known as Utopia Planitia.
Look for a rose in the night sky on Valentine's Day. Here's how to spot the star the colour of a rose on February 14, 2021.
A nuclear-powered rocket could get a crewed mission to Mars in just under three months, according to a report on CNN. But the technology will still need to be tested before it gets a thumbs up.
The Starship SN8, the first prototype to fly in a high-altitude test launch, met a similar fate in December. No injuries occurred in either incident.
Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp is planning the first all-civilian orbital spaceflight later this year, to be led by a technology entrepreneur who will be joined by three other people.
As per the study published in JGR Planets, the data collected by the rover since 2012 provided the details about the chemical and physical state of the rocks that were formed in the lake.
Aevum believes its Ravn X drone which is said to be the world's biggest drone, is now capable of sending low-Earth orbit satellites into space, and it will cost less than it takes companies like Elon Musk's SpaceX to do so.
Jeff Bezos’s Amazon.com Inc. says the move would risk interference and collisions with its planned Kuiper satellites, which like Starlink are designed to beam internet service from space.
The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at 10 a.m. EST from the Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
As a result of the new findings of the mystery moon, researchers believe that they can send a robotic submarine to Titan's biggest lake Kraken Mare
In the past few decades, it has become part of astronomical lore that at the center of every galaxy lurks a giant black hole into which the equivalent of millions or even billions of suns have disappeared. The bigger the galaxy, the more massive the black hole at its center.