Remember the all-electric Canoo Crew Transportation Vehicles (CTVs) that were teased last year? The company officially delivered three of the EVs to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida this week and will eventually be used to transport astronauts to the launchpad for the Artemis Moon missions.
NASA fans rejoice! This new limited edition Casio G-Shock watch pays tribute to NASA’s iconic orange spacesuits, with the dark black dial representing the helmet’s black visor, while a thin blue line on the dial mimics the blue accents seen on them. It doesn’t stop there, as the bands have laser printed logos on them as well: the NASA insignia on the bottom band, “National Aeronautics and Space Administration” on the top band.
NASA has officially selected Lockheed Martin Space to build the Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV), which is essentially a small, lightweight rocket to help transport rock, sediment, and atmospheric samples from the surface of the Red Planet. It will be designed to retrieve samples collected by NASA’s Perseverance rover and deliver them to Earth for advanced study.
NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) successfully launched on Wednesday (Nov. 24) at 1:21 a.m. EST on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4 East at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. This is officially the first full-scale mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards.
The Heinz Tomato Ketchup Marz Edition isn’t just a gimmick, as it uses real tomatoes grown in conditions similar to those found on Mars. This means that the Martian soil, temperature and even the water conditions were recreated here on Earth.