Two alumni share team award for major milestone in the history of flight

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NPR: NASA is bringing rocks back from Mars, but what if those samples contain alien life?

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VOA: NASA’s Mars Helicopter Completes 12 Flights

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REUTERS: Russia blames software glitch after space station briefly thrown out of control

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BBC: Mars rover: Nasa’s Perseverance prepares to drill first rock sample

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VOA: NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Dropped on Mars’ Surface ahead of Flight

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VOA: Biden to Nominate Former Sen. Nelson as NASA Chief

U.S. President Joe Biden announced Friday he plans to nominate former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to lead the U.S. space agency, NASA.

CNN: Incredible new images shared by Perseverance rover after Mars landing

(CNN)After safely landing on the surface of Mars Thursday, NASA's Perseverance rover has sent back a never-before-seen view: what it looks like...
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