NASA’s Perseverance Rover Collects First Mars Rock Sample

The FINANCIAL — NASA’s Perseverance rover today completed the collection of the first sample of Martian rock, a core from Jezero Crater slightly thicker than a pencil. Mission controllers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California received data that confirmed…

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NASA-DLR Study Finds Sustainable Aviation Fuel Can Reduce Contrails

The FINANCIAL -- Cleaner-burning jet fuels made from sustainable sources can produce 50%-70% fewer ice crystal contrails at cruising altitude, reducing aviation’s impact on the environment, according to research conducted by NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR).…

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On a Changing Planet, NASA Goes Green

The FINANCIAL -- NASA is responsible for collecting much of the data that people use to explain humanity’s environmental impact on Earth, from documenting climate change and its impacts on ice, sea level, and weather patterns, to monitoring the health of forests…

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Listening for a space craft to land on Mars

The FINANCIAL-- According to Oxford University we may not have found life on Mars, but there is considerable excitement in the Oxford scientific community about the imminent possibility of detecting the landing of NASA’s Perseverance Rover using InSight, another spacecraft which is…

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NASA prepared for Mars Sample Return Campaign

The FINANCIAL — NASA released an independent review report Tuesday indicating the agency is now ready to undertake its Mars Sample Return (MSR) campaign to bring pristine samples from Mars to Earth for scientific study. The agency established the MSR Independent Review…

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NASA to announce exciting new discovery about the Moon

The FINANCIAL — NASA will announce an exciting new discovery about the Moon from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) at a media teleconference at 12 p.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 26. Audio of the teleconference will stream live on the agency’s website.…

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