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NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter makes its first flight - Watch

The robot rotorcraft was carried to the red planet strapped to the belly of NASA's Mars rover Perseverance, a mobile astrobiology lab that touched down in February.

By REUTERS
19/04/2021

UAE to launch moon mission in 2022, alongside Japan's ispace

The team designing the rover is working out of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center in Dubai.

Can spaceflights shrink an astronaut's heart? - study

Basing their study on retired astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent almost a year on the International Speace Station (ISS), the scientists found that his heart physically shrank despite exercising.

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter to fly on Mars in April

NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter is set to attempt the first powered flight on another planet.

By REUTERS
25/03/2021

NASA's Perseverance records sound of its first space laser instrument

Space lasers have been making headlines recently, when last January it was reported that Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene made a statement blaming deadly forest fires on "Jewish space lasers."

14/03/2021
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Mars on Earth: Turkish lake may hold clues to ancient life on planet

A team of American and Turkish planetary scientists carried out research in 2019 on the shorelines of the lake, known as Turkey's Maldives because of its azure water and white shores.

By REUTERS
09/03/2021
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UAE tells Israeli conference it uses AI for space travel

Top Israeli official says country could be AI power

'Something we've never seen' - Mars rover beams back selfie

The image was taken at the very end of the so-called "seven-minutes-of-terror" descent sequence.

By REUTERS
20/02/2021
The first images arrive moments after NASA's Perseverance Mars roverspacecraft successfully touched

NASA's astrobiology rover Perseverance makes historic Mars landing

"Touchdown confirmed," Swati Mohan, the lead guidance and operations specialist announced from the control room. "Perseverance safely on the surface of Mars."

By REUTERS
19/02/2021
Artist's rendition of NASA Mars rover Curiosity

Uncrewed Chinese spacecraft successfully enters Mars orbit

The robotic probe initiated and completed a 15-minute burn of its thrusters, the China National Space Administration said in a statement.

By REUTERS
10/02/2021
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