Thrilling New Video Shows Ingenuity Helicopter’s Record-Breaking Flight Over Mars

Hold on to your hats as the Mars helicopter takes us on another ride over the Red Planet. NASA released new footage of the Ingenuity helicopter’s 25th flight, revealing the tiny rotorcraft’s longest and fastest excursion yet. On April 18, NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity covered a distance of 2,310 feet (704 meters) at a speed … Read more

A UK Man’s Double Hand Transplant Is a World First

photo: sebra (Shutterstock) A man in the UK appears to be the first person tor have gotten a double-hand transplant for his particular condition, known as scleroderma. Five months after the surgery, the patient and his new limbs are reportedly doing just fine. According to BBC48-year-old Steven Gallagher developed the first signs of his sclerodermaa … Read more

Here’s the Latest Prototype of SpaceX’s Giant Starship

A video posted to NASASpaceflight’s YouTube channel showed the new prototype being rolled out to the testing area.screenshot: Gizmodo It’s been nine months since we last saw a new Starship prototype exit the SpaceX factory in Boca Chica, Texas. The unfinished rocket, designated S24, is slated for qualification testing, but the Elon Musk-led company still … Read more

NASA Satellite to Attempt Laser Communications Speed ​​Record

A tiny gold-coated satellite lifted off from Earth on Wednesday with a rather large goal in mind for NASA: beam down data at the fastest rate ever achieved by space lasers. The space agency’s TeraByte InfraRed Delivery (TBIRD) system launched aboard SpaceX’s Transporter-5 rideshare mission from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. TBIRD is … Read more

NASA Scientists Made a Martian ‘Soundscape’ Using Audio Recorded by Perseverance Rover

NASA scientists have cut down a year of Perseverance’s audio recordings on the Martian surface to a five-hour playlist of the Red Planet’s best hits (Yyou can listen to some here). The sounds are eerily quiet and offer a new way of exploring the Martian environment. They’ve already helped confirm some theories about the way … Read more

Google’s Mysterious Foldable Pixel Has Been Delayed…Again

The long-rumored product is a Google Pixel that you can fold.photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) Google’s mythical folding phone just got even more elusive. Reports are indicating that the release of Google’s foldable phone has been delayed again, this time to next spring. Rumors about Google’s version of the Samsung Galaxy Z line have been … Read more

Boeing’s Starliner Has Landed, but Questions Remain After Imperfect Mission

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft safely touched down at White Sands Missile Range’s Space Harbor.photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls Boeing’s Starliner successfully touched down yesterday on the sandy surface of the New Mexico desert, marking the completion of the first uncrewed end-to-end test of the spacecraft. It was a picture-perfect landing, but the six-day mission was not without problems. … Read more

United States Seeks to Land Japanese Astronaut on the Moon

Gateway, illustrated here, will serve as a crucial part of the upcoming Artemis missions. illustration: POT President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida further solidified their plans to send a Japanese astronaut to the upcoming lunar space station, while also affirming the possibility of having a Japanese astronaut walk on the Moon during … Read more

Scientists CRISPR’d Tomatoes to Make Them Full of Vitamin D

picture: Sean Gallup (Getty Images) The tomatoes of the future could help increase your levels of the sunshine vitamin. Researchers in the UK say they’ve developed genetically edited tomatoes that can produce high levels of vitamin D with just an hour of ultraviolet light exposure. These edited tomatoes would ideally help provide a rich and … Read more