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Mars Helicopter Completes its 4th Flight. 117 Seconds of Airtime

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter just completed its fourth flight, once again setting records for extraterrestrial flight.

21 hours ago

Protests From Dynetics and Blue Origin put NASA’s Lunar Lander Award to SpaceX on Hold

Due to protests filed by Blue Origin and Dynetics, NASA has called for a stop-work order on the SpaceX Human…

5 days ago

Mid-Latitude Glaciers on Mars Could Supply Water to Human Explorers

New research shows how a subsurface glacier in the Arcadia Planitia region of Mars would make an ideal landing site…

7 days ago

Animation Shows how Saturn’s Rings Move at Different Speeds

Using data obtained by the Cassini probe, NASA Fellow Dr. James O'Donoghue created this stunning visual of Saturn's rings.

2 weeks ago

NASA Picks SpaceX to Land Astronauts on the Moon!

NASA has selected SpaceX to develop the Human Landing System (HLS) that will bring the "first woman and next man"…

3 weeks ago

The Same Technology Could Search for Microbes in Mars Rocks or Under the ice on Europa

NASA's SHERLOC and WATSON, two spectrometers designed to look for biosignatures, could answer if there's life on Mars on inside…

4 weeks ago

OSIRIS-REx Did One Last Close Flyby of Asteroid Bennu. It’s Almost Time to Come Home

After more than two years in orbit around asteroid Bennu, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is ready to come home. It's bringing…

4 weeks ago

How’s the Weather in Jezero Crater? According to Perseverance: Cold

The Perseverance rover just provided its first Martian weather report (it was cold!), which could help inform future missions involving…

4 weeks ago

Mars Helicopter Survives its First Night on Mars is Getting Ready to Fly

NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter survived its first night on the Martian surface and is preparing for its first test flight.

1 month ago

Lunar Gateway Will Maintain its Orbit With a 6 kW ion Engine

The ionic propulsion system that will allow the Lunar Gateway to orbit the Moon just got its first test, and…

1 month ago