NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover Milestones – 2021 Year in Review

What has NASA’s Perseverance rover accomplished since landing on the surface of Mars in February 2021? Surface Operations Mission Manager Jessica Samuels reflects on a year filled with groundbreaking discoveries at Jezero Crater and counts up the rover’s achievements: More than 1.8 miles (2.9 kilometers) driven A new record for the longest drive in a […]

European Space Agency 2021 Highlights

European Space Agency 2021 Highlights

It is almost time to say goodbye to 2021, a year in which ESA once more succeeded in continuing operations in a challenging global situation, and creating some important milestones in the field of European spaceflight. As always, ESA has been at the forefront of science, with several science missions en route to their destinations […]

NASA’s Year in Review 2021

Including Mars Landing, First Flight, Artemis, More Adapted from NASA News Release. In 2021, NASA completed its busiest year of development yet in low-Earth orbit, made history on Mars, continued to make progress on its Artemis plans for the Moon, tested new technologies for a supersonic aircraft, finalized launch preparations for the next-generation space telescope, and […]