NASA's Perseverance rover captured the whirring of Ingenuity's fast-spinning rotors during the little chopper's fourth Red Planet flight, which took place on April 30.
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Ingenuity is scheduled to make its fifth Martian flight today (May 7), a jaunt that will be unlike anything the 4-lb. (1.8 kilograms) chopper has attempted so far.
A Finnish-led team has new insights into auroral "dunes" first reported in scientific literature a year ago.
Astronomers have long struggled to pin down how long a day lasts on Venus, but new research suggests the difficulty stems not from flawed measurements but from real variations in the planet's spin.
For decades, cosmologists have wondered if the large-scale structure of the universe is a fractal — that is, if it looks the same no matter how large the scale.
The Hope Mars mission is the United Arab Emirates' first interplanetary spacecraft and will study the Red Planet's atmosphere.
The ground test model of the European Rosalind Franklin ExoMars rover is about to leave the clean rooms of Thales Alenia Space to commence a test campaign at a nearby Mars Terrain Simulator.
The increasing number of satellites and space debris orbiting Earth could prevent astronomers from making crucial discoveries.
The Hubble Space Telescope peered out into the cosmos, 379 light-years from Earth, and spotted a giant planet forming, the youngest planet ever spotted by the space telescope.
What's beyond the known limits? What lies outside the boundary of the universe? The answer is … well, it's complicated.
Earth's continents have been leaking nutrients into the ocean for at least 3.7 billion years, new research suggests.
These violent openings are windows into the inner workings and origins of our neighboring planets and their moons.
There used to be nine planets. Now there are eight, or maybe there are nine after all. Whichever you prefer, here is a list of them in the order they appear in the solar system.
Ingenuity aced its fourth-ever Martian flight this morning (April 30), going farther and faster than it ever had before.
The community gets into a deeper conversation about space colonization and the ever-expanding universe. Then, one member blows us away with some remarkable art!
What's the weather like on other worlds? Expect methane rain, global haboobs and a 10,000-mile-wide hurricane.