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NASA, ESA to Discuss Mars Sample Return Mission

. NASA, ESA to Discuss Mars Sample Return Mission The news briefing will present the architecture proposal that is expected to be finalized in September 2022. Editor’s Note: This advisory was updated on July 21 to note that audio of the media teleconference will livestream on the agency’s website. NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m.
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Anyone can now share Twitter Spaces clips on iOS and Android

A new feature that lets you extract a short audio clip from a Twitter Space is getting a widespread release on iOS and Android, Twitter has announced. Anyone in a Space is able to make a clip, which then expires after 30 days. Although the feature isn’t currently available…
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NASA delays launch of rover designed to search and drill for water on the Moon

NASA is delaying the flight of its VIPER rover — a specialized bot designed to hunt for water on the surface of the Moon. Originally set to embark on its lunar expedition in November of 2023, VIPER is now targeting a launch in November of 2024 in order to allow for testing of the lander that will deliver the vehicle to the Moon’s surface, according to NASA. Standing for Volatiles Investigating…
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NASA’s New Mineral Dust Detector Readies for Launch

Designed to analyze airborne dust to see how it might affect climate, the EMIT mission launches to the International Space Station on Thursday, July 14. Each year, strong winds carry more than a billion metric tons – or the weight of 10,000 aircraft carriers – of mineral dust from Earth’s deserts and other dry regions through the atmosphere. While scientists know that the dust affects…
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How to watch NASA reveal the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope

Today and tomorrow, NASA is releasing the first full-color images taken by the agency’s mighty James Webb Space Telescope, the largest and most powerful observatory ever sent into space. It’s a major moment for the telescope, signaling the beginning of scientific operations for the mission that could fundamentally transform astrophysics and our understanding of the Universe. The James Webb…
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