In this image taken by the Mars Perseverance rover and made available by NASA, the Mars Ingenuity helicopter, right, flies over the surface of the planet on Friday, April 30, 2021. Ingenuity made its fourth flight Friday afternoon, traveling 872 feet (266 meter) at a height of 16 feet (5 meters) for two minutes — considerably farther and longer than before. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/MSSS via AP)
NASA Mars Helicopter Heard Humming Through Thin Martian Air
  • 7 May 2021
First came the amazing pictures, then the video. Now NASA is sharing sounds of its...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2021, file photo, U.S. Army medic Kristen Rogers, of Waxhaw, N.C., holds a vial of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in North Miami, Fla. With the U.S. pause of the vaccine, authorities are weighing whether to resume the shots the way European regulators decided to -- with warnings of a “very rare” risk. New guidance is expected late Friday, April 23, after a government advisory panel deliberates a link between the shot and a handful of vaccine recipients who developed highly unusual blood clots. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, File)
US Health Panel Urges Restarting J&J COVID-19 Vaccinations
  • 23 April 2021
A U.S. health panel says it’s time to resume use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19...
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In this image from NASA, NASA's experimental Mars helicopter Ingenuity hovers above the surface of Mars Monday, April 19, 2021. The little 4-pound helicopter rose from the dusty red surface into the thin Martian air Monday, achieving the first powered, controlled flight on another planet. (NASA via AP)
NASA’s Mars Helicopter Takes Flight, 1st for Another Planet
  • 19 April 2021
It was a brief hop — just 39 seconds — but accomplished all the major...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 7, 2006 file photo, life-sized Tyrannosaurus rex models are unloaded for a dinosaur exhibition in Potsdam, Germany. A study released on Thursday, April 15, 2021 calculates that 2.5 billion Tyrannosaurus rex prowled North America over a couple million years or so, with maybe 20,000 at any given time. (AP Photo/Sven Kaestner)
Study: 2.5 Billion T. Rex Roamed Earth, But Not All at Once
  • 15 April 2021
One Tyrannosaurus rex seems scary enough. Now picture 2.5 billion of them.
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FILE - In this undated file photo, Soviet cosmonaut Major Yuri Gagarin, first man to orbit the earth, is shown in his space suit. Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space 60 years ago. The successful one-orbit flight on April 12, 1961 made the 27-year-old Gagarin a national hero and cemented Soviet supremacy in space until the United States put a man on the moon more than eight years later. (AP Photo/File)
Soviet Cosmonaut Made Pioneering Spaceflight 60 Years Ago
  • 12 April 2021
Yuri Gagarin’s steely self-control was a key factor behind the success of his pioneering 108-minute...
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This May 18, 1969 photo made available by NASA shows Earth from 36,000 nautical miles away as photographed from the Apollo 10 spacecraft during its trans-lunar journey toward the moon. In March 2021, the U.S. space agency announced that new telescope observations have ruled out any chance of the asteroid Apophis colliding with Earth in 2068. (NASA via AP)
NASA Gives All Clear: Earth Safe from Asteroid for 100 Years
  • 26 March 2021
Whew, now here's some good cosmic news: NASA has given Earth the all clear for...
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018 file photo, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., attends a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. President Joe Biden has chosen Nelson, a former senator from Florida who flew on the space shuttle to lead NASA. Biden announced his intent Friday, March 19, 2021.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Biden Picks Former Senator Who Flew in Space to Lead NASA
  • 19 March 2021
If confirmed by the Senate, former Fla. Sen. Bill Nelson will become NASA’s 14th administrator.
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This image from video made available by NASA shows the parachute deployed during the descent of the Mars Perseverance rover as it approaches the surface of the planet on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Systems engineer Ian Clark used a binary code to spell out “Dare Mighty Things” in the orange and white strips of the 70-foot (21-meter) parachute. He also included the GPS coordinates for the mission's headquarters at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. (NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP)
Mars Rover’s Giant Parachute Carried Secret Message
  • 23 February 2021
The huge parachute used by NASA’s Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret...
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This Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 photo provided by NASA shows the Perseverance rover lowered towards the surface of Mars during its powered descent. (NASA via AP)
Mars Landing Team ‘Awestruck’ by Photo of Descending Rover
  • 19 February 2021
The world got its first close-up look at a Mars landing as NASA released a...
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This illustration provided by NASA depicts the Mars 2020 spacecraft carrying the Perseverance rover as it approaches Mars. Perseverance's $3 billion mission is the first leg in a U.S.-European effort to bring Mars samples to Earth in the next decade. (NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP)
NASA Rover Lands on Mars to Look for Signs of Ancient Life
  • 18 February 2021
A NASA rover streaked through the orange Martian sky and landed on the planet, accomplishing...
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Emiratis celebrate after the Hope Probe enters Mars orbit as a part of Emirates Mars mission, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. The spacecraft from the United Arab Emirates swung into orbit around Mars in a triumph for the Arab world’s first interplanetary mission. It is the first of three robotic explorers arriving at the red planet over the next week and a half. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Arab Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Mars in Historic Flight
  • 9 February 2021
A spacecraft from the United Arab Emirates swung into orbit around Mars in a triumph...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 1971, file photo, Apollo 14 astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. conducts an experiment near a lunar crater using an instrument from a two-wheeled cart carrying various test tools. Apollo 14 commander Alan B. Shepard Jr. and his crew brought back 42 kilograms of moon rocks. Left behind were two golf balls that Shepard, who later described the moon's surface as “one big sand trap,” hit with a makeshift 6-iron to become a footnote in history. (NASA via AP, File)
Out of This World: Shepard Put Golf on Moon 50 Years Ago
  • 5 February 2021
Fifty years later, it remains the most impressive bunker shot in the history of golf.
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