How a NASA scientists is working from home in LEWISHAM

Working from home can sometimes feel like another world – but for Sanjeev Gupta this is literally true. The professor is helping operate Nasa’s Mars Perseverance rover…from his one-bed flat above a south London hair salon. Were it not for the lockdown, the British geologist would be alongside other scientists at Nasa’s mission control in … Read more

How a NASA scientists is working from home in LEWISHAM

Working from home can sometimes feel like another world – but for Sanjeev Gupta this is literally true. The professor is helping operate Nasa’s Mars Perseverance rover…from his one-bed flat above a south London hair salon. Were it not for the lockdown, the British geologist would be alongside other scientists at Nasa’s mission control in … Read more

NASA’s Perseverance transmits photo of the ‘sky crane’ intentionally crashing on Mars

NASA shared an image showing moments after ‘sky crane’ intentionally crashed into Mars after it safely delivered the Perseverance rover to the Red Planet. The sky crane lowered the car-sized rover to Martian surface with long mechanical bridles and flew off to a safe distance where it crashed into the surface – and Perseverance captured … Read more

NASA’s Perseverance transmits photo of the ‘sky crane’ intentionally crashing on Mars

NASA shared an image showing moments after ‘sky crane’ intentionally crashed into Mars after it safely delivered the Perseverance rover to the Red Planet. The sky crane lowered the car-sized rover to Martian surface with long mechanical bridles and flew off to a safe distance where it crashed into the surface – and Perseverance captured … Read more

History beyond the clouds: 1968 Earthrise photo and lunar landing images among 600 snaps being sold

It was a photo of Earth which put human existence into perspective. The 1968 ‘Earthrise’ image, which was taken by astronauts from NASA’s Apollo 8 mission, showed our planet as it looked from 240,000 miles away – a blue and white ball rising above the grey landscape of the moon and surrounded by pitch black. … Read more

History beyond the clouds: 1968 Earthrise photo and lunar landing images among 600 snaps being sold

It was a photo of Earth which put human existence into perspective. The 1968 ‘Earthrise’ image, which was taken by astronauts from NASA’s Apollo 8 mission, showed our planet as it looked from 240,000 miles away – a blue and white ball rising above the grey landscape of the moon and surrounded by pitch black. … Read more