August 12, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

First Rotary Test on Mars Is Prepped

Mars

The 4-pound helicopter, Ingenuity, travels to Mars clutching the belly of the rover Perseverance. The atmosphere of Mars was just the start of the challenges that faced Ingenuity on its way to performing the first rotary wing test flight on Mars.

Dorian Threatens East Coast Bases

Dorian

Hurricane Dorian continues up the East Coast as Navy and Air Force bases pull their resources inland and batten down in preparation.

Rosetta Mission Comes to An End

Rosetta Mission

Rosetta, the first spacecraft to orbit a comet, is dead, setting down Friday on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Radio signals from Rosetta flatlined at 7:19 am after it did a soft belly-flop.

How Good Is the F-35 Helmet?

F-35 helmet

The F-35 helmet is a marvel, expensive, and still not everything a pilot might wish for.