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NASA has made plenty of history with space flights to Mars. But on Monday began a new chapter: it flew on Mars for the first time using an experimental helicopter, Ingenuity. Miles O'Brien takes us out of this world.
By PBS NewsHour
NASA equipped the spacecraft with a record 25 cameras and two microphones, many of which were turned on during last week's descent.
By Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
Scientists in Germany spent two years trying to get their heat probe deep into the Martian crust. But the device on NASA's InSight lander couldn't gain enough friction in the clumpy red dirt to hammer down.
Scientists who sent bulked-up, mutant "mighty mice" to the International Space Station say the animals held onto their muscle during the monthlong flight.
In our news wrap Thursday, NASA has launched Perseverance, the largest and most advanced rover ever sent to Mars. It blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, with a mission to drill for rock samples that could indicate whether life once…
In our news wrap Monday, the U.S. House of Representatives honored the late John Lewis -- the man that many referred to as the “conscience of the Congress.” The Georgia Democrat and renowned civil rights leader died Friday at age…
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