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NASA's Perseverance rover takes first drive on Mars

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover took its first test drive on Mars Thursday, covering about 21 feet of the extraterrestrial landscape, the space agency said. The mobility test is one of many milestones to check off Perseverance's do-to list, as team members calibrate every system and instrument on the rover. When scientists decide all systems...
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NASA's Perseverance rover just went for its first drive on Mars, then spotted its own wheel tracks in the dirt

NASA's Perseverance rover just went for its first drive on Mars, then spotted its own wheel tracks in the dirt

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement NASA's Perseverance rover left its footprints on Mars on Thursday after going for its first drive. The jaunt proved the vehicle can make its way around the red planet.
Since Perseverance landed in Mars' Jezero Crater on February 18, it has been calibrating its instruments and upgrading software. In this initial drive, Perseverance moved about 13 feet from its landing spot, made a 150-degree turn to the left, and backed up about 8 feet - a routine that it "executed perfectly," according to NASA engineer Anais Zarifian.
As it drove, the rover's navigation cameras...
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Mariners rally in extra innings to beat Red Sox

Mariners rally in extra innings to beat Red Sox

The Mariners rallied past the Red Sox Thursday night despite getting just three hits on a cold, blustery night. Read more ...

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Driver injured after crossing center lane, hitting school bus in Hudson

Driver injured after crossing center lane, hitting school bus in Hudson

A 54-year-old woman is expected to recover from serious injuries after police say she crossed the center lane and drove into a school bus. Read more ...

Trump slams LeBron James for ‘racist rants' after Ohio cop tweet

Trump slams LeBron James for ‘racist rants' after Ohio cop tweet

Former President Donald Trump slammed NBA star LeBron James on Thursday for an inflammatory tweet about the Ohio cop who shot and killed 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant. “LeBron... Read more ...

Relatives share concerns after 77 Iowa inmates given too many COVID-19...

Relatives share concerns after 77 Iowa inmates given too many COVID-19 vaccine doses

The mother of one inmate, who spoke to KCCI on the condition of anonymity, said her son reported concerning symptoms after a staff member told him he received six doses of the... Read more ...

CDC investigating Oregon woman's death after J&J vaccine

CDC investigating Oregon woman's death after J&J vaccine

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon health officials said Thursday that federal officials are investigating the death of a woman in her 50s who developed a rare blood clot and low... Read more ...

Islanders fall in shootout to the now first-place Capitals

Islanders fall in shootout to the now first-place Capitals

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the deciding goal of the shootout, giving the Washington Capitals a 1-0 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night at Nassau Coliseum to reclaim... Read more ...

Report: Former UK men's basketball player Terrence Clarke dies in Los Angeles

Report: Former UK men's basketball player Terrence Clarke dies in Los Angeles

Former University of Kentucky men's basketball player Terrence Clarke has died. Read more ...

Explosion from gender reveal party felt miles away in New Hampshire

Explosion from gender reveal party felt miles away in New Hampshire

A New Hampshire gender reveal party was truly rocking. Police in Kingston received reports of a loud explosion Tuesday night that was heard in neighboring towns, and across the... Read more ...

Former Pine-Richland football coach Eric Kasperowicz releases letter he...

Former Pine-Richland football coach Eric Kasperowicz releases letter he received from school district

Letter details reasons why district did not renew his coaching contract Read more ...