Mars rover Perseverance takes first spin on surface of red planet

Reuter 03/06/2021

LOS ANGELES  – NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance has taken its first, short drive on the surface of the red planet, two weeks after the robot science lab’s picture-perfect touchdown on the floor of a massive crater, mission…

‘Something we’ve never seen’ – Mars rover beams back selfie from moment before landing

Reuters 02/20/2021

LOS ANGELES  – NASA scientists on Friday presented striking early images from the picture-perfect landing of the Mars rover Perseverance, including a selfie of the six-wheeled vehicle dangling just above the surface of the Red Planet moments…

Juno spacecraft orbits Jupiter

07/06/2016

Miami – NASA celebrated a key triumph on Tuesday as its $1.1-billion Juno spacecraft successfully slipped into orbit around Jupiter on a mission to probe the origin of the solar system. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena,…

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