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This week in space: The first powered flight on Mars (enhanced video), astronauts ride a reused Dragon to the ISS, Bill Nelson confirmed as NASA administrator and loads more...

24 Apr 2021, 22:42 UTC
This week in space: The first powered flight on Mars (enhanced video), astronauts ride a reused Dragon to the ISS,  Bill Nelson confirmed as NASA administrator and loads more...
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Learn the ins and outs of pseudoscience, and debunking it: Read 'Escaping The Rabbit Hole' here.Want to support the future of science and engineering? You can do so through one of these charities:Black and British Professionals in STEMSkeptoid mediaThe Association for Science EducationThe Smallpiece TrustSATROArkwright Engineering ScholarshipsLabAidThe Space FoundationPick o' the podcasts:From the video store:First ever powered flight on Mars:...and an enhanced video showing the dust kicked up:...and the second ever powered flight on Mars!Off the Earth, for the Earth; Endeavour lifts off with international crew for six month mission - NASASpaceFlight.com...and we get a tour of the ship:...and the ISS crew watch them dock:SPACE POWER BEAMING – Air Force Research Laboratory (afresearchlab.com)AdvertEarth from Space: Laizhou Bay, China - SpaceRefReading material:NASA emphasizes good relationship with Roscosmos as Russia mulls exiting ISS - SpaceNewsChina to launch a pair of spacecraft towards the edge of the solar system - SpaceNewsNelson sails through NASA administrator confirmation hearing - SpaceNewsMOXIE creates oxygen on Mars (marsdaily.com)Mars' changing habitability recorded by ancient dune fields in Gale crater (marsdaily.com)Mars has right ingredients for present-day microbial life beneath its surface, study finds (marsdaily.com)Antimatter stars may lurk in the solar system’s neighbourhood | New Scientist

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