Tag: 1st

SpaceX fires up SN10 Starship prototype for 1st time to prep for test flight

SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype just roared to life.  The Starship SN10 (“Serial No. 10”) vehicle performed its first “static fire” test on Tuesday (Feb. 23), lighting up its three Raptor engines for a few seconds at 6:03 p.m. EST (2303 GMT) at SpaceX’s South Texas site, near the Gulf Coast settlement of Boca Chica Village. […]

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Listen to the Mars wind blow in these 1st sounds from the Perseverance rover

These sounds are truly otherworldly. NASA’s Perseverance rover recorded 60 seconds of Martian sound on Saturday (Feb. 20), just two days after its picture-perfect touchdown inside Jezero Crater. The newly released file, which features mechanical whirring from the rover and the rustle of a Red Planet breeze, is the first true audio ever captured on […]

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‘Debris’ revealed: Take a 1st look at NBC’s new sci-fi alien drama

[embedded content] Better don a hardhat and duck! Dropping out of the sky and landing on NBC next month, “Debris” is a new UFO mystery series with a serious paranormal pedigree. The peacock network has recently delivered the first teaser trailer and key art to entice springtime viewers. This intriguing otherworldly thriller originates from J.H. […]

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Behold! The 1st panorama of Mars from the Perseverance rover

Wow, what a view.  NASA’s Perseverance rover, which landed on the surface of Mars last Thursday (Feb. 18), just beamed down its first panoramic image of the Martian surface, the agency reported today (Feb. 22). The car-sized rover snapped the panorama on Feb. 20, 2021, just two days after landing in Jezero Crater, an ancient […]

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Scientists revisit the 1st black hole they ever discovered and realize it’s bigger than they thought

New evidence suggests the first known black hole is bigger than previously thought, which may force scientists to reconsider their understanding of how giant stars give rise to black holes. Scientists think stellar-mass black holes, which contain up to a few times the sun’s mass, form when giant stars die and collapse in on themselves. […]

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The view from Mars: Here’s the 1st photo from NASA’s Perseverance rover!

Just minutes after NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover nailed its touchdown on the Red Planet, the spacecraft sent back the first two images of its new home in Jezero Crater. After a seven-month trek to Mars, the Perseverance rover completed the perilous landing procedure nicknamed “seven minutes of terror” on Thursday (Feb. 18), with the successful […]

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The sounds of Mars: NASA’s Perseverance rover will put ears on the Red Planet for the 1st time

We’re about to experience Mars in an entirely new way. NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover will land on Thursday (Feb. 18), kicking off a pioneering surface mission that will hunt for signs of ancient life, collect and cache samples for future return to Earth, and demonstrate a Red Planet helicopter and other advanced exploration tech. Perseverance […]

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