NASA Mars 2020 Perseverance Cruising at 24,600 MPH on Its 300 Million Mile Journey to Mars – SciTechDaily

The team controlling NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover has received telemetry (detailed spacecraft data) down from the spacecraft and has also been able to send commands up to the spacecraft, according to Matt Wallace, the mission’s deputy project manager. The team, based at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, has confirmed that the spacecraft is healthy and […]

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It’s Official: NASA’s Next Mission to Mars Has Been Cleared For Launch This Thursday

NASA on Monday gave its latest Mars rover Perseverance the all clear to launch later this week on a mission to seek out signs of ancient microbial life. “The launch readiness review is complete, and we are indeed go for launch,” administrator Jim Bridenstine said… More about this article in the link below… https://www.sciencealert.com/it-s-official-nasa-s-next-mission-to-mars-will-launch-this-thursday

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Huge Pacific Exercise Centered On Guam Brings Allies Together Amid Growing China Threat – The Drive

Australian, Japanese and U.S. forces combine to demonstrate an impressive show of integrated air and sea power in the tense Pacific… Australia has joined forces with the U.S and Japan for a huge trilateral exercise that is being held in the Indo-Pacific region over the coming months. The collaboration brings together the Australian Defense Forces, U.S. Navy, […]

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James Webb Space Telescope Set to “Revolutionize Our Understanding of the Universe” in 2021 – SciTechDaily

The launch of the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana is now planned for October 31, 2021. NASA has announced the decision, based on a recently completed schedule risk assessment of the remaining integration and test activities before launch, accounting for impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic and technical challenges. […]

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Atlas 5 rocket runs through practice countdown before Mars rover launch – Spaceflight Now

The Atlas 5 rocket that will send NASA’s Perseverance rover toward Mars next month aced a countdown rehearsal Monday at Cape Canaveral, helping ensure the United Launch Alliance-built rocket is ready for liftoff during the rover’s 23-day launch window…More about this article in link below… https://spaceflightnow.com/2020/06/22/atlas-5-rocket-runs-through-practice-countdown-before-mars-rover-launch/

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