Just days after NASA's Perseverance rover gently dropped the Ingenuity helicopter on the surface of Mars, the robot companions took a selfie together on Tuesday and beamed it back to Earth.
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The astronauts on the International Space Station have already conducted five spacewalks so far this year -- and now they have relocated a spacecraft outside of the orbiting laboratory.
The Space Launch System rocket that will launch NASA's Artemis astronauts into space on their way to the moon went through a final and successful hot-fire test of the core stage on Thursday.
Astronauts Mike Hopkins and Victor Glover Jr. are spending their Saturday conducting a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station.
Just weeks after becoming the first man to walk on the moon, NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong celebrated his 39th birthday in quarantine.
For the thousands of people who work on a spacecraft that journeys to Mars, the result of their efforts often remains unseen once it leaves Earth. That all changed this week when NASA's Perseverance rover returned the first-ever video of a descent through the Martian atmosphere and safe landing on the red planet.
The name of Mary Jackson, NASA's first African American female engineer and one of the barrier-breaking inspirations for the book "Hidden Figures," will officially adorn the space agency's Washington, DC, headquarters Friday.
The Perseverance rover has had a chance to settle in on Mars since landing last Thursday, so it's doing what every new resident does these days -- sending back photos of its new home.
The NASA Perseverance rover safely landed on Mars after its 292.5 million-mile journey from Earth, the agency confirmed at 3:55 p.m. ET Thursday. The rover landed itself flawlessly, according to the mission's team.