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Saturday 24 April 2021

This week in space: The first powered flight on Mars (enhanced video), astronauts ride a reused Dragon to the ISS, Bill Nelson confirmed as NASA administrator and loads more...

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From the video store:

First ever powered flight on Mars:

...and an enhanced video showing the dust kicked up:

...and the second ever powered flight on Mars!

Off the Earth, for the Earth; Endeavour lifts off with international crew for six month mission -

...and we get a tour of the ship:

...and the ISS crew watch them dock:


Earth from Space: Laizhou Bay, China - SpaceRef

Reading material:

NASA emphasizes good relationship with Roscosmos as Russia mulls exiting ISS - SpaceNews

China to launch a pair of spacecraft towards the edge of the solar system - SpaceNews

Nelson sails through NASA administrator confirmation hearing - SpaceNews

MOXIE creates oxygen on Mars (

Mars' changing habitability recorded by ancient dune fields in Gale crater (

Mars has right ingredients for present-day microbial life beneath its surface, study finds (

Antimatter stars may lurk in the solar system’s neighbourhood | New Scientist

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