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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission flies by asteroid Bennu one final time

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission flies by asteroid Bennu one final time

A NASA spacecraft will bid farewell to its asteroid companion of the last few years. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is conducting a final flyby of the asteroid Bennu on Wednesday. The spacecraft made history when it briefly touched down on the asteroid on October 20, 2020, and collecting a hefty 2-ounce sample from the surface. The…MORE

Hospitals notice a difference in Covid patients

Hospitals notice a difference in Covid patients

The more contagious coronavirus variant first identified in the UK has now been reported in every state in the US. Experts are concerned this strain is hitting younger people hard and could fuel a new surge of the pandemic. Yet as the US rolls out a breakneck-speed vaccination program, many states have begun relaxing measures,…MORE

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter survives first freezing night on Mars

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter survives first freezing night on Mars

The Ingenuity helicopter survived its first night on the freezing-cold surface of Mars, a major milestone in the rotorcraft’s journey ahead of its historic first flight. Jezero Crater, an ancient lake bed on Mars and the current site of the Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter, can drop to temperatures of minus 130 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s…MORE