If successful, the Mars helicopter Ingenuity’s upcoming flight will be the first powered, guided flight on another planet. The earliest test flight is now scheduled for Wednesday, April 14.
In this illustration, NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter stands on the red planet's surface as the Perseverance rover (partially visible on the left) rolls away. Image via NASA/ JPL-Caltech.
The long-sought “lost golden city” of Aten has been found near Luxor, Egypt, in the Valley of Kings. “The mission expects to uncover untouched tombs filled with treasures,” the scientists said.
Walls in the newly discovered 'lost city' near Luxor in Egypt. Image via Times of Israel
/ Zahi Hawass Center For Egyptology.
Beta Centauri isn’t as famous as Alpha Centauri, but together, these brilliant Southern Hemisphere stars have inspired legends and guided mariners.
In this image taken at the European Southern Observatory’s La Silla Observatory in Chile, the Southern Cross is clearly visible, with the yellowish star, closest to the dome, marking the top of the cross. Drawing a line downward through the crossbar stars takes you to the bluish star, Beta Centauri, and then to the yellowish Alpha Centauri. Image via ESO / Wikimedia Commons
Astronomers detected a new, nearby, repeating fast radio burst, originating from a spot near the great spiral galaxy M81.