Nasa Mission Extension Enables First Flybys Of Jupiters Moons In 20 Years
Astra awarded NASA launch contract for storm observation satellites
on 26th of Feb 2021 Astra, the Alameda-based space launch startup that recently announced its intent to go public via a SPAC merger, has secured a contract to deliver six cube satellites to space on behalf of NASA. Astra
NASA spacewalk Sunday will prepare for new solar power
Feb 27th, 2021 00:00 UTC NASA will take the first steps Sunday toward a major addition to the International Space Station’s solar panels during a spacewalk.
NASA’s Mars rover had a secret message in its parachute. Meet the man behind it
Feb 27th, 2021 03:58 UTC When NASA’s Perseverance rover returned the first-ever video of a descent through the Martian atmosphere and landing on the red planet, a secret code was revealed in the parachute. Meet Ian Clark, a
As private companies erode government’s hold on space travel, NASA looks to open a new frontier
(Feb 2021) Space enthusiasts, including NASA, see enormous benefit in the shift — a new era of space exploration that will usher in a more capable and efficient space industry. But the changing dynamic also has
‘What is NASA hiding?’ UFO hunter launches scathing attack over NASA’s Mars rover
(Feb 2021) NASA and the Mars rover Perseverance have come under attack by popular UFO hunter and conspiracy theorist Scott Waring. The self-appointed UFO expert has accused NASA of doctoring its first photos
NASA Astronauts Will Be Conducting a Spacewalk This Weekend — Here’s How to Watch
(Feb 2021) Astronauts Kate Rubins, Victor Glover and Soichi Noguchi will participate in spacewalks on Feb. 28 and March 5
After career with NASA, Minnesota man takes note of ‘historic’ Mars mission
on 26th of Feb 2021 While at the NASA Flight Center, Andy Vano of Douglas County worked on many different projects, including the North American X-15, a hypersonic rocket-powered aircraft.
A 150-million-mile selfie stick: How NASA’s Perseverance rover overcame ‘time and space’ to capture first Mars panorama
(Feb 2021) The panorama is a composite of 142 individual images taken by Perseverance’s Mastcam-Z camera system and shared by the rover’s Twitter account.
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe captures stunning Venus photo during close flyby
(Feb 2021) NASA’s Parker Solar Probe nailed its fourth swing past Venus on Feb. 20, and mission scientists celebrated by releasing a stunning image captured during a similar maneuver in July. Parker Solar Probe
Sun probe surprises NASA with incredible photo of Venus
(Feb 2021) T NASA’s closest eye on the Sun, was whizzing by Venus last summer for a gravity assist when it snapped a striking new image of the planet’s mysterious nightside, revealing a surprisingly clear view