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NASA to Host Briefing on Successful Sample Collection of Martian Rock

. NASA to Host Briefing on Successful Sample Collection of Martian Rock Panelists will discuss the Perseverance rover’s successful collection of the sample and latest science analysis. NASA will hold a virtual media briefing Friday, Sept. 10, at noon EDT to provide an update on the agency’s Perseverance Mars rover, which recently completed its first…
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NASA’s Perseverance Rover Successfully Cores Its First Rock

. NASA’s Perseverance Rover Successfully Cores Its First Rock Perseverance will obtain additional imagery of the sample tube before potentially completing the process of collecting its first scientifically-selected Mars sample. Data received late Sept. 1 from NASA’s Perseverance rover indicate the team has achieved…
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Improving Food Security Through Capacity Building

. Improving Food Security Through Capacity Building Millions of people suffer from food insecurity around the globe. With the help of Earth-observing satellites, the NASA-USAID SERVIR project is hoping to reduce that number. Food…
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NASA’s Deep Space Network Looks to the Future

. NASA’s Deep Space Network Looks to the Future The DSN is being upgraded to communicate with more spacecraft than ever before and to accommodate evolving mission needs. When NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover touched down on…
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An Accidental Discovery Hints at a Hidden Population of Cosmic Objects

. An Accidental Discovery Hints at a Hidden Population of Cosmic Objects Brown dwarfs aren’t quite stars and aren’t quite planets, and a new study suggests there might be more of them lurking in our galaxy than scientists previously thought. A new study offers a tantalizing explanation for how a peculiar cosmic object called WISEA J153429.75-104303.3…
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Six things we learned about the Dead Space remake

When EA announced it was remaking Dead Space, it wasn’t really clear what “remake” meant. Would the company be completely rebooting the beloved space horror series? Or would it be more like a remaster that upgraded the original’s 13-year-old graphics for the Xbox…
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Elon Musk: ‘Bezos retired in order to pursue a full-time job filing lawsuits against SpaceX’

Elon Musk has criticized fellow centibillionaire and space cowboy Jeff Bezos for filing lawsuits against the former’s aerospace company SpaceX. Earlier this month, Bezos’ space firm Blue Origin sued NASA after it lost a critical government contract to put astronauts on the Moon to SpaceX. This has had the effect of delaying SpaceX’s own work on the project. And now, this week, Amazon has…
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