Science



JUL. 18, 2024

NASA Cancels VIPER Moon Rover Mission Due to Budget Concerns

NASA Cancels VIPER Moon Rover Mission Due to Budget Concerns

NASA officially cancels its VIPER (Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover) mission, citing cost increases and schedule delays, and aims to repurpose its components for future Moon missions...

2 hours ago
Uncontacted Mashco Piro Tribe Encounters Threat from Logging in the Peruvian Amazon

Uncontacted Mashco Piro Tribe Encounters Threat from Logging in the Peruvian Amazon

Over 50 members of the isolated Mashco Piro tribe were photographed near Peruvian villages, signaling increased contact as they search for food and avoid loggers...

13 hours ago
NASA and SpaceX Collaborate on International Space Station's Controlled Deorbit

NASA and SpaceX Collaborate on International Space Station's Controlled Deorbit

NASA plans to deorbit the International Space Station (ISS) by 2030, using a new "US Deorbit Vehicle" from SpaceX to conduct a controlled reentry into the Pacific Ocean, marking the end of its operational life...

3 hours ago