Tag: space exploration

NEW YORK — NASA on Tuesday announced that the United States and seven other nations had signed accords that establish rules for space exploration. The Artemis Accords, named after the U.S. space agency’s program to…

NASA’s newest Mars rover is called Perseverance, and it has already lived up to the name. Weighing in at just over a ton and loaded with the most sophisticated instruments ever sent to the red…

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A Mercury-bound spacecraft swooped past Earth on Friday, tweaking its roundabout path to the solar system’s smallest and innermost planet.  Launched 1½ years ago, Europe and Japan’s BepiColombo spacecraft passed…

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is trying one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, before calling it quits. The rover has been silent for eight months, victim of one of the…