AmericaSpace 30 Jul 2020, 13:00 UTC United Launch Alliance (ULA) has successfully sent NASA’s long-awaited Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter on a 203-day trek across the inner Solar System to begin America’s next chapter of Mars exploration. Liftoff of the mighty Atlas V 541 booster—a near-identical version of which totally creamed one of AmericaSpace’s remote cameras when it launched a previous mission in March 2018—took place at 7:50 a.m. EDT Thursday, right on the opening of a two-hour “window”.
Starts With a Bang! 29 Jul 2020, 14:01 UTC There’s a boundary to how far back we can observe everything that exists.
The New York Times 29 Jul 2020, 09:00 UTC A false-color image showing the spot where a rocket-powered descent stage of NASA’s Curiosity mission, also known as the sky crane, fell to the surface after successfully delivering the rover to Mars’s surface, in 2012.
Starts With a Bang! 27 Jul 2020, 14:01 UTC Our galactic home in the cosmos — the Milky Way — is only one of two trillion galaxies in the observable Universe.