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Mars helicopter Ingenuity unlocks its rotor blades to prepare for 1st flight on Red Planet

Mars helicopter Ingenuity unlocks its rotor blades to prepare for 1st flight on Red Planet

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.The has unlocked its two rotor blades as preparations continue for the vehicle's first flight, due to occur no earlier than Sunday (April 11).Ingenuity arrived on Mars Feb. 18 along with NASA's , having made the long trek out to the Red Planet tucked inside the rover's belly. As of April 4, the little chopper has parted ways with Perseverance, during a month-long test campaign. If Ingenuity's Sunday sortie is successful, it will be the first powered, guided ."The...

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NASA, SpaceX target Oct. 23 for Crew-3 astronaut launch

NASA, SpaceX target Oct. 23 for Crew-3 astronaut launch

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.NASA and SpaceX have announced that the pair's autumn mission to send four astronauts to the will launch no earlier than Oct. 23.The decision comes as the two organizations are preparing for the preceding astronaut launch, called , which is currently scheduled for April 22 and which will carry crewmembers from three different space agencies to the orbiting laboratory: NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas...

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NASA estimates COVID-19 pandemic will cost the agency $3 billion, plus delays

NASA estimates COVID-19 pandemic will cost the agency $3 billion, plus delays

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.More than a year into a pandemic that has killed nearly 3 million people worldwide, NASA estimates that will cost the agency perhaps as much as $3 billion.In a report from the NASA Office of Inspector General published March 31, agency personnel compiled the pandemic's impact on dozens of projects, ranging from aircraft development to space station missions to new planetary science spacecraft. The , the and the rocket have been particularly hard-hit, the report notes;...

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President Biden nominates Bill Nelson to serve as NASA chief

President Biden nominates Bill Nelson to serve as NASA chief

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.President Joe Biden will nominate former Florida Senator Bill Nelson to lead NASA, according to a White House announcement released Friday (March 19).In addition to a career spent representing the Space Coast in the federal government, Nelson's claim to space fame is that before becoming a senator, he interrupted his career as an elected official to serve as a payload specialist on a six-day flight of the in 1986."In the Senate he was known as the go-to senator for...

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The mysterious core of Mars is on the large side, NASA's InSight lander data suggests

The mysterious core of Mars is on the large side, NASA's InSight lander data suggests

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.NASA's has spent more than a full Martian year stationed on the Red Planet, and scientists are pleased with the spacecraft's observations to date, despite the challenges Mars has posed.Although the safe arrival of NASA's last month has captured huge amounts of attention, it's worth remembering that the agency has two other robots successfully operating on the Red Planet — the Curiosity rover and the stationary InSight lander.And InSight just made some intriguing...

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Hubble Space Telescope is back online after software glitch

Hubble Space Telescope is back online after software glitch

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.The venerable is recovering from a glitch that halted its science operations over the weekend, according to NASA.The telescope on Sunday morning (March 7), stalling the observatory's science observations due to an apparent software glitch. Science operations resumed late Thursday (March 11). While Hubble is partially back to work, NASA is still troubleshooting one instrument on the 30-year-old telescope, according to a statement released on Friday (Mar. 12)."The...

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Behold! See the 1st Mars closeup from UAE's Hope orbiter (photo). | Space

Behold! See the 1st Mars closeup from UAE's Hope orbiter (photo). | Space

Space is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.Just one day after arriving in orbit around Mars, the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) first interplanetary spacecraft, Hope, captured a stunning photograph of the Red Planet.The new photo, which is the first since on Feb. 9, shows a smattering of clouds, four massive Martian mountains and the vast Valles Marineris — the largest canyon in the solar system — in the right side of the image."We couldn't have asked for a better day on Mars!" UAE Space Agency chairperson Sarah Al Amiri...

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Scientists prepare for their last good look at asteroid Apophis before 2029 flyby

Scientists prepare for their last good look at asteroid Apophis before 2029 flyby

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.An animation shows Apophis' 2029 path compared to the swarm of satellites orbiting Earth.(Image: © NASA/JPL-Caltech)On March 5, wave hello to the most infamous asteroid that won't slam into Earth in 2029. Scientists sure will.Astronomers first spotted the space rock now known as in 2004. It's precisely the sort of object that most humans probably want to know about: It's awfully big and occasionally comes uncomfortably close to Earth. April 13, 2029, is one such...

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UAE's Hope mission is about to reach Mars and the stakes are high

UAE's Hope mission is about to reach Mars and the stakes are high

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.The Hope spacecraft as seen during preparations for launch.(Image: © MBRSC/Ken Hutchinson)Tomorrow, history and the hopes of the Arab world will hang on the endurance and independence of six engines charged with steering an SUV-sized spacecraft into orbit around .The United Arab Emirates (UAE) launched that spacecraft, dubbed , in July 2020, lofting its first interplanetary mission a little more than a decade after becoming a spacefaring nation at all. Now, after a...

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Watch NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity test its blades! (video)

Watch NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity test its blades! (video)

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.Update for April 10: NASA has on Mars until no earlier than Wednesday (April 14) after a final preflight test ended early.NASA's is warming up its rotor blades as the team's engineers undertake final preparations for its first-ever flight on the Red Planet, scheduled for Sunday (April 11).The agency will hold a final preflight news conference today (April 9) at 1 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT), which you can watch on this page or directly on . The event promises to offer more...

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