‘Something I’ll never forget’: US astronaut reflects on her 328 days in space
13 February 2020 | 11:52 am
NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who holds the record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, reflects on her experience aboard the International Space Station.
12 Oct 2020
The toilet is 65% smaller and almost 50% lighter than toilets the ISS currently uses.
23 Oct 2020
Scientists celebrate as NASA's robotic spacecraft Osiris-Rex briefly touches down on asteroid Bennu to collect samples. "The spacecraft did everything it was supposed to do," says Dante Lauretta, Osiris-Rex principal investigator at the University of Arizona.
17 Nov 2020
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet has already made his childhood dream come true and will soon relive it again. In the spring of 2021, he will return to space on board SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule, headed for the International Space Station (ISS). In an interview with FRANCE 24, Pesquet told us more about his mission. He also reacted to the historic launch of the same Crew Dragon capsule from Florida on a flight to the ISS with four astronauts on board. Sunday's launch is NASA's first fully fledged mission sending a crew into orbit on board a privately owned spacecraft.
16 Feb 2021
NASA's Perseverance rover to explore mysteries of Mars
21 Feb 2021
After a seven-month journey, NASA's Perseverance rover prepares to touch down on Mars on Thursday after first negotiating a risky landing procedure that will mark the start of its multi-year search for signs of ancient microbial life. "We know Mars had water at one point, we know that it was habitable, it could have had life at one point. That's why we're going back and looking for it," Perseverance deputy project manager, Jennifer Trosper, tells AFPTV.
21 Feb 2021
NASA Acting Administrator Steve Jurczyk remarks on the possibility of having astronauts on Mars at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, shortly after the Perseverance rover landed on the red planet.
23 Feb 2021
The USA's Perseverance rover has successfully landed on Mars with a helicopter called Ingenuity strapped to its belly. The Mars 2020 mission is seen as a first step towards bringing samples of Martian rock back to Earth.
24 Feb 2021
The Perseverance rover has sent back the first audio clip from the Red Planet — capturing a faint Martian breeze. The longer video shows the remarkable moment the rover touched down on the surface.
9 Mar 2021
Moving a few meters back and forth, the short trip was a mobility test for the Perseverance rover. It comes just two weeks after touching down on the red planet.
12 Apr 2021
The United Arab Emirates said it selected two new astronauts, including a woman, from 4,000 candidates after the country reached for the moon in February.
21 Apr 2021
"We can now say that human beings have flown a rotorcraft on another planet!" says lead engineer MiMi Aung to her team as NASA successfully flew the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars.
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