3.7 billion years old rivers found on Mars
NASA says some of the satellite images show the existence of mysterious streaks on Mars, caused by flowing water. New research has shown that billions of years ago, there wasn't just water present on Mars, but entire rivers and lakes!. This latest research shows the first ever evidence that there were rivers and lakes on Mars' surface around 3.7 billion years ago.
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Coronavirus lockdown has brought Earth’s vibrations to a halt
“This quiet period is likely the longest and largest dampening of human-caused seismic noise since we started monitoring the Earth in detail using vast monitoring networks of seismometers,” said seismologist Stephen Hicks, from Imperial College London in the UK. “The lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic may have given us a glimmer of insight into how human and natural noise interact within the Earth,” Hicks said.
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China’s Mars mission
China’s Mars mission
China has successfully launched its first major interplanetary mission to Mars. The launch begins a long seven-month journey through deep space, and once the mission reaches the Red Planet, China could become just the second nation ever to land and operate a rover on the Martian surface. Called Tianwen-1, China’s mission consists of a Martian orbiter, lander, and rover. The spacecraft should reach Mars in February 2021
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NASA's SpaceX astronauts to bring back a very special flag from the ISS
NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will lay claim to a unique patriotic symbol that's been waiting for them on the International Space Station. In a press conference from orbit on Monday, Hurley said the flag represents the hard work of thousands of NASA and SpaceX people who helped to bring human launches back to US soil.
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Two US astronauts docked at International Space Station in SpaceX Nasa mission
Two US astronauts, Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have docked with the International Space Station (ISS). Their Dragon capsule - supplied and operated by the private SpaceX company - edged them into port on the high-flying lab's bow section. The men will have to wait for leak and pressure checks to be completed before they can disembark and join the Russian and American crew already on the ISS
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