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NASA tells SpaceX to halt lunar lander work over contract challenges

WASHINGTON: US space agency NASA has told Elon Musk’s SpaceX to halt work under a contract it won to develop a lunar spacecraft, pending the outcome of challenges by rival bidders. NASA’s decision means SpaceX has to stop any work

NASA’s rovers convert carbon dioxide into oxygen on Mars

WASHINGTON: NASA has achieved another extraterrestrial first on its latest mission to Mars by converting carbon dioxide from the Martian atmosphere into pure, breathable oxygen, the US space agency said. The unprecedented extraction of oxygen, literally out of thin air

NASA releases panorama taken by rover on Mars

MIAMI: The United States space agency NASA released a spectacular panoramic view of the landing site of the Perseverance rover on Mars. The panorama shows the rim of the Jezero Crater where the rover touched down last week and the

Mars rover beams back selfie from moment before landing

LOS ANGELES: NASA scientists presented striking early images from the picture-perfect landing of the Mars rover Perseverance, including a selfie of the six-wheeled vehicle dangling just above the surface of the Red Planet moments before touchdown. The color photograph, likely