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Image copyright SpaceX Image caption The test flight lasted less than a minute A prototype of SpaceX’s next-generation Starship vehicle has successfully flown to an altitude of 150m (500ft). The uncrewed test vehicle rose up on a plume of exhaust before deploying its landing legs and touching down softly. The flight was carried out at …

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNasa’s Perseverance rover launches successfully from Cape Canaveral The US space agency’s Perseverance robot has left Earth on a mission to try to detect life on Mars. The one-tonne, six-wheeled rover was launched out of Florida by an Atlas rocket on a path to intercept the Red …

Why are there so many attempts to get to Mars at the moment? Nasa’s Mars Perseverance Rover is due to launch on 30th July from Florida. Lift-off of Perseverance is timed for the start of a two-hour window that opens at 07:50 local time (12:50 BST; 11:50 GMT). It’s after United Arab Emirate’s Hope satellite …

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Image copyright NASA/JPL Image caption A section of the Sayh al Uhaymir 008 meteorite which was found in Oman in 1999 A small chunk of Mars will be heading home when the US space agency launches its latest rover mission on Thursday. Nasa’s Perseverance robot will carry with it a meteorite that originated on the …

Image copyright NASA/JPL-CALTECH Nasa’s Perseverance rover, due to launch to Mars this summer, will search an ancient crater lake for signs of past life. But if biology ever emerged on the Red Planet, how will scientists recognise it? Here, mission scientist Ken Williford explains what they’re looking for. Today, Mars is hostile to life. It’s …

The Hope Probe took off from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan, after a delay last week due to bad weather. The solid rocket booster successfully separated from the launch vehicle, and the probe has established two-way communication with the ground segment in Dubai. The Al Amal probe, as it is called in Arabic, is …

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe woman leading UAE’s mission to Mars In a first, the United Arab Emirates is despatching a satellite to Mars to study its weather and climate. Hope, as the 1.3-tonne probe is called, is launching on an H-2A rocket from Japan’s remote Tanegashima spaceport. The 500-million-km journey …

UFO hunting enthusiast Scott C Waring has claimed that he has spotted evidence of an engine on Mars, adding that the engine belonged to aliens who once lived on the Red Planet. Waring said that he succeeded in spotting the engine while analyzing an image of the Martian surface snapped by the camera fitted on …

Image copyright NASA / C Mangano The launch of Nasa’s Mars rover Perseverance has been pushed back again to 30 July at the earliest. In an update, the US space agency said a technical issue needed to be investigated, prompting the delay. The robot rover will search for signs of past life on the Red …