Mars Rover Comes up Empty Handed

Mars Rover Comes up Empty Handed

Stuart Gary
Stuart Gary
Tim Mendham
Tim Mendham
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.
SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 94
*Mars rover comes up empty after first sample collection attempt
NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover mission managers are working out what to do next after their first attempt to collect a rock and regolith drill sample failed to get anything in to the sample tube.
*Earliest moments of supernova explosion captured for the first time
Astronomers have for the first time captured the first moments of a supernova – the explosive death of stars.
*SpaceX build the world’s biggest rocket -- briefly
SpaceX has briefly assembled the largest rocket ever made placing the SN20 Starship spacecraft on top of its super heavy booster – in the process creating a giant 122 metre tall launch vehicle – 13 metres higher than NASA’s mighty Saturn V Apollo moon rocket.
*Long distance Pizza delivery to the Space Station
The Cygnus NG-16 cargo ship has successfully docked onto the International Space Station carrying a precious cargo of pizza.
*The Science Report
Global warming reaches 1.1 degrees above pre-industrial levels.
Sicily have recorded what may be the highest temperature ever recorded in Europe.
Former COVID-19 patients given Pfizer get better antibody response.
Australia’s largest flying reptile.
The oldest known example of applied geometry.
Skeptic's guide to how underlying beliefs affect your judgement
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