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As private companies erode government's hold on space travel, NASA looks to open a new frontier

The Keene Sentinel 27 Feb 2021
In the new Space Age, you can buy a ticket to orbit — no need to have been a fighter pilot in the military or to compete against thousands of other overachievers for a coveted spot in NASA’s astronaut corps ... “We will, of course, coordinate this with NASA,” Musk said on a call with reporters earlier this month to discuss the mission.

The Mars Perseverance Rover's Parachute Contained a Secret Message

Slashdot 27 Feb 2021
"The huge parachute used by NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message," reports the Associated Press — thanks to the rover's puzzle-loving systems engineer Ian Clark. "During a live stream discussing the landing, one Nasa commentator said.

NASA renames Washington headquarters after Mary Jackson, 1 of 'Hidden Figures' women

ABC7 27 Feb 2021
WASHINGTON -- The contributions of NASA's first African American female engineer will be "hidden" no more ... in Washington, CNN reported. Members of her family attended the building's renaming ceremony, along with the acting NASA administrator.

NASA’s identity is changing: Private companies erode government’s long-held monopoly on space travel

Penn Live 26 Feb 2021
In fact, the report explains that NASA’s role in the mission is “little more than a bystander.” The agency doesn’t own or operate the rocket that will send the astronauts into space or the capsule they’ll stay in as they orbit Earth, nor will it have a say in selecting, training or outfitting the astronauts.

NASA's DC headquarters is being renamed for 'Hidden Figures' scientist Mary Jackson

Henry Herald 26 Feb 2021
The name of Mary Jackson, NASA's first African American female engineer and one of the barrier-breaking inspirations for the book "Hidden Figures," will officially adorn the space agency's Washington, DC, headquarters Friday. NASA announced its decision last year to name the building in Jackson's honor.

Uttarakhand glacial burst: New NASA satellite images show crack in mountain ice months before tragedy

DNA India 26 Feb 2021
"On the morning of February 7, 2021, this spectacular terrain in Uttarakhand turned deadly when a torrent of rock, ice, sediment, and water surged through the Rishiganga River valley past multiple villages and slammed into two hydropower stations," NASA's Earth Observatory's report said.

Dare mighty things: NASA hides secret message in Perseverance rover's parachute

Yahoo Daily News 26 Feb 2021
The huge parachute used by NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message, thanks to a puzzle lover on the spacecraft team ... NASA could be first space agency to fly a helicopter on another planet as Perseverance gets ready to land ... NASA shares video, audio of Perseverance Mars landing; Ingenuity helicopter reports in.

NASA award to bring Earth, space science to Native communities

Tahlequah Daily Press 26 Feb 2021
Juliana Utley, professor of mathematics education; report this is the first time Oklahoma has been home to one of NASA’s Science Activation programs ... OSU has had a strong history of working with NASA through NSPACE (NASA STEM Pathway Activities – Consortium for Education), a program distinct from the Science Activation program.

What to know about this weekend’s full Snow Moon

Michigan Live 26 Feb 2021
February’s Snow Moon won’t actually be full until early Saturday morning, but it’ll look that way through Sunday morning, according to NASA’s Gordon Johnston, who does a monthly skywatch report ... Johnston’s NASA blog outlines a few other things skywatchers should be on the lookout for ... READ MORE. ... Note to readers ... .

Story of NASA Thwarting Hillary Clinton’s Space Aspirations Tackled by Fact Checker

Sputnik 26 Feb 2021
The problem with the verification of Hillary Clinton’s claim reportedly stems from an inability to verify the correspondence between her and NASA ... .

NASA warns of ‘stadium-sized’ asteroid near Earth | Asteroid | Space | NASA | Science ...

Swords Today 25 Feb 2021
If such an asteroid hits the Earth, the result will be catastrophic, but NASA assures that there is nothing to fear ... Several giant space objects are reported to be approaching Earth this week ... NASA reports that the largest of these asteroids is 213 meters (approximately 700 feet) in diameter.

Months before Chamoli tragedy, satellite images showed crack in mountain ice

Hindustan Times 25 Feb 2021
Months before the landslide, which triggered flash floods in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli on February 7, satellite images showed a crack opening on an ice-covered flank of 6,029 metre-high Ronti mountain, American space agency NASA’s Earth Observatory has said in a report ... NASA releases panorama taken by Mars rover.

MEME QUEEN? Why netizens are saying Mel Tiangco is ‘first Pinay on Mars’

Manila Bulletin 25 Feb 2021
Veteran broadcast journalist Mel Tiangco became a subject of memes again after her report about the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Perseverance Rover on Mars went viral ...Tita Mel lang malakas.” ... This is not the first time that netizens were entertained with Mel’s reporting ... .