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Perseverance rover roves across Mars for the first time

1 month ago   |   By Digital Trends

NASA's Perseverance rover landed on Mars just over two weeks ago, and now it has completed its first series of tests.
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We finally know how NASA is going to get its Mars samples back

We finally know how NASA is going to get its Mars samples back

1 month ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

NASA's Perseverance rover successfully touched down on the Red Planet roughly two weeks ago. In the days since its arrival, it has been testing its various systems and instruments in preparation for beginning to tackle its science objectives. One of those objectives is to gather Mars material samples and prepare them for eventual return to Earth. The rover itself can't accomplish that second half of the task, but now we know how NASA plans to make it happen.
In a new post on NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory website, the space agency reveals that it has awarded a massive contract worth as...
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Google NASA Ingenuity to fly the tiny helicopter

Google NASA Ingenuity to fly the tiny helicopter

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The best deals on 4K TVs

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TCL 6-series Roku TV | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge There are a lot of 4K TVs available to choose from, complete with a wide variety of prices and performance. But even... Read more ...

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New iPhone 13 details this week - release date still likely later

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Facebook invests in audio with short-form Soundbites feature, podcast...

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Facebook today officially announced a suite of new audio products - an indication that it's taking the threat from Clubhouse and other audio platforms more seriously. The... Read more ...

Microsoft's new Xbox update speeds up downloads by suspending games

Microsoft's new Xbox update speeds up downloads by suspending games

Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is rolling out a new Xbox April dashboard update today that will improve the way games are downloaded. A new feature will now let Xbox... Read more ...