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New Scientist - Space

Swati Mohan was the Guidance and Controls Operations Lead on the NASA Mars 2020 Mission, which successfully landed the newest Mars Rover, Perseverance, on February 18.

02/27/2021

Space.com

Supernova 1987A (SN 1987A) was first observed on February 23, 1987 in a nearby dwarf galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud, some 164,000 light-years away. For decades, astronomers have searched for a neutron star that should have been left behind by the explosion. A new analysis of X-ray data from NASA’s Chandra and NuSTAR space observatories [...]

02/26/2021

Space.com

New images of NASA’s Perseverance rover, along with its parachute, heat shield and descent stage, were captured by the CaSSIS camera aboard ESA’s Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) on February 23, 2021. The Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, which landed in Jezero Crater on Mars on February 18, 2021, will address high-priority science goals for Mars exploration. [...]

02/26/2021

Space.com

New images of NASA’s Perseverance rover, along with its parachute, heat shield and descent stage, were captured by the CaSSIS camera aboard ESA’s Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) on February 23, 2021. The Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, which landed in Jezero Crater on Mars on February 18, 2021, will address high-priority science goals for Mars exploration. [...]

02/26/2021

ESA Top News

Week in images: 22 - 26 February 2021 Discover our week through the lens

02/26/2021