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With Mini Helicopter On Mars, NASA Hopes To Reinvent Flight ‘On Another World’ : NPR

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter with all four of its legs deployed before dropping from the belly of the Perseverance rover on March 30, 2021.toggle caption NASA NASA's Ingenuity helicopter with all four

NASA’s Mars rover drops off Ingenuity helicopter ahead of historic flight

NASA’s Perseverance rover, which is currently roaming around Mars, has dropped off the mini helicopter Ingenuity ahead of the four-pound aircraft’s historic first flight.Ingenuity dropped four inc

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter poses for glamor shot on the Mars surface

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter successfully deployed onto the surface of Mars Saturday, its travel buddy the Perseverance rover capturing it posing triumphantly on the first Martian flight field.The Mars

NASA Perseverance rover drops Ingenuity helicopter off on Mars surface

Perseverance snapped this image of the Ingenuity helicopter on March 28 close to the beginning of the deployment process.NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA has plenty of experience operating wheeled rovers on Ma

SpaceX rocket debris lands on Washington state homeowner’s property

Debris from a SpaceX rocket that reentered the atmosphere last week was found on a homeowner’s property in Central Washington state, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said Friday.The 5-foot-long

MIT robot uses radio waves to find and retrieve hidden objects

MIT researchers have developed a robot that can detect and grab objects that are hidden behind walls or pieces of clutter.The system, called RF-Grasp, uses radio waves to locate items beyond the line

Scientists Get Closer To Redefining The Length Of A Second : NPR

Scientists have made new more accurate comparisons between types of atomic clocks.toggle caption Jun Ye Scientists have made new more accurate comparisons between types of atomic clocks.'Every time y

Glynn S. Lunney Dies at 84; Oversaw NASA Flights From Mission Control

Lunney, the NASA flight director who played a major role in America’s space program and was hailed for his leadership in the rescue of three Apollo 13 astronauts when their spacecraft was rocked by

Study finds nowhere on Earth is safe from satellite light pollution | Science

There appears to be nowhere left on Earth where astronomers can view the stars without light pollution from space junk and satellites, according to a new analysis.The study considered the tens of tho

Asteroid Apophis won’t impact Earth for at least a century, NASA finds

Asteroid 99942 Apophis has been considered one of the most hazardous asteroids with the potential to impact Earth since its discovery in 2004.Previous predictions noted that the 1,110-foot-wide astero

Researchers discover ruins of Maryland’s earliest colonial site

(SMITHSONIAN MAG) – Archaeologists in Maryland have discovered the remains of St.Mary’s, the first permanent European settlement in Maryland and the fourth in British North America.Mary’s City (

New Black Hole Image Reveals Its ‘Most Mysterious’ Feature

Astronomers released the most detailed image of a black hole yet, one that revealed its “most mysterious” feature: the bright jets of energy that shoot out for thousands of light-years.The new i