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How to Watch NASA’s Rover Land on Mars on Thursday
How to Watch NASA’s Rover Land on Mars on Thursday
On Thursday, February 18, for the first time in nearly a decade, a rover will be landing on Mars. The most recent rover to touch down on the Red Planet was ‘Curiosity’ in 2012. The Insight Mars lander reached the planet in 2018. (A ‘Lander’ stays stationary after landing on a surface, while a ‘Rover’ moves and explores) On Thursday afternoon, its ‘brother,’ Perseverance will be landing roughly 2,3
‘God of Chaos’ Asteroid is Speeding up, Visible to the Naked Eye in 2029
‘God of Chaos’ Asteroid is Speeding up, Visible to the Naked Eye in 2029
Apophis, the asteroid which is expected to pass close to Earth in 2029, 2036 and REAL CLOSE in 2068, is gaining speed --- thanks to the sun, according to astronomers from the University of Hawaii. It’s known as the Yarkovsky Effect. The side of an asteroid facing the sun is warmed by sunlight and gives it a bit of a thrust...

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