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NASA’s Artemis program will land the first person of color on the moon

NASA’s Artemis program will land the first person of color on the moon

The Artemis program will land the first person of color on the moon, according to NASA. The new goal for the program, which seeks to land the first woman and the next man on at the lunar south pole by 2024, comes from the Biden-Harris administration. The administration submitted US President Joe Biden’s priorities for…MORE

The Ingenuity helicopter will fly on Mars this weekend. What to expect

The Ingenuity helicopter will fly on Mars this weekend. What to expect

The Ingenuity helicopter is preparing for its historic flight on Mars this weekend. The first powered, controlled flight on another planet will take place Sunday at 12:30 p.m. local Mars solar time, or about 10:54 p.m. ET. Unlike when the helicopter’s fellow traveler, the Perseverance rover, landed on Mars on February 18, we won’t be…MORE

Russian cosmonauts, NASA astronaut successfully launch to the space station

Russian cosmonauts, NASA astronaut successfully launch to the space station

The International Space Station is the place to be in April. Multiple arrivals and departures this month make the floating laboratory seem more like a hotel. Russian space agency Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov and NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei successfully launched to the space station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on…MORE

A third of Antarctic ice shelf risks collapse as our planet warms

A third of Antarctic ice shelf risks collapse as our planet warms

More than a third of the Antarctic ice shelf risks collapsing into the sea if global temperatures reach 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels as climate change warms the world, a new study from the UK’s University of Reading has warned. In a forecasting study, scientists found that 34% of the area…MORE

Mars Perseverance rover snaps selfie photo with Ingenuity helicopter

Mars Perseverance rover snaps selfie photo with Ingenuity helicopter

Just days after NASA’s Perseverance rover gently dropped the Ingenuity helicopter on the surface of Mars, the robot companions took a selfie together on Tuesday and beamed it back to Earth. The rover used its robotic arm, which has a camera mounted on the end, to capture the image. The helicopter can be seen 13…MORE

One in three Covid survivors suffers ‘brain disease,’ study finds

One in three Covid survivors suffers ‘brain disease,’ study finds

A major study published Tuesday suggests as many as one in three people infected with Covid-19 are left with longer term mental health or neurological symptoms. Researchers found that 34% of coronavirus survivors received a diagnosis for a neurological or psychological condition within six months of infection, according to the research published in the journal…MORE

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission flies by asteroid Bennu one final time

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission flies by asteroid Bennu one final time

A NASA spacecraft will bid farewell to its asteroid companion of the last few years. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is conducting a final flyby of the asteroid Bennu on Wednesday. The spacecraft made history when it briefly touched down on the asteroid on October 20, 2020, and collecting a hefty 2-ounce sample from the surface. The…MORE