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Meteorites Hold Early Atmospheres From Across the Solar System

Reported by Universe Today

Since they were formed in the early solar system, many meteorites offer an unadulterated view into what that solar system was made out of, or what happened to it as we reported before.  Recently a team of researchers led by Maggie Thompson at University o...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 01:42 +0000

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter aced an 'absolutely beautiful flight' on Mars. Here's the video.

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter aced an 'absolutely beautiful flight' on Mars. Here's the video.

Reported by Space.com

NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity just made aviation history, and its robotic buddy caught the whole thing on video....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 22:12 +0000

Watch live Tuesday! NASA, SpaceX to discuss Crew-2 astronaut launch plans

Watch live Tuesday! NASA, SpaceX to discuss Crew-2 astronaut launch plans

Reported by Space.com

NASA is expected to hold a press conference Tuesday (April 20) to discuss SpaceX's plans to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 21:35 +0000

NASA Picks SpaceX to Land Astronauts on the Moon!

Reported by Universe Today

NASA has selected SpaceX to develop the Human Landing System (HLS) that will bring the "first woman and next man" to the Moon in 2024! The post NASA Picks SpaceX to Land Astronauts on the Moon! appeared first on Universe Today. ...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 20:37 +0000

This Is a Collapsed Pit on Mars, Not a Pimple

Reported by Universe Today

Mars has been in the news a lot lately, and for good reason. With the historic landing of the Perseverance Rover earlier in the year, and the successful flight of Ingenuity, the first-ever aircraft to fly in another atmosphere, earlier this morning (April ...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 18:23 +0000

Arnold Schwarzenegger tells NASA to 'Get to the choppa!' for 1st Mars helicopter flight

Arnold Schwarzenegger tells NASA to 'Get to the choppa!' for 1st Mars helicopter flight

Reported by Space.com

Arnold Schwarzenegger had some important words for NASA ahead of the historic first flight of the agency's Mars Helicopter Ingenuity. ...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 18:17 +0000