Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter makes its 60,000th orbit

Since March 10, 2006, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been continuously looping the Red Planet, collecting daily science about the its surface and atmosphere. On May 15, over 13 years after its first trip around, the MRO made its 60,000th orbit. On average, it takes just 112 minutes for the satellite to round the entire planet — that’s two

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Honestly, it’s like SpaceX is showing off.

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NASA wants to use a helicopter to explore Mars

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Toyota partners with Japanese space agency on new moon rover design

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The fate of the world’s most powerful rocket is still up in the air

NASA’s highly-touted Space Launch System (SLS) gets another delay.

Scientists discover 83 Quasars from the early universe

Talk about a massive find!

Napping might help keep your heart healthy, new study finds

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First Crew Dragon launch and docking a success for SpaceX

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