Mars rover

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover breaks driving distance record

NASA announced today that its Opportunity Mars rover has beat the off-Earth roving distance record previously held by the Soviet Union’s Lunokhod 2 rover after driving 25 miles. The Opportunity Mars landed on the planet back in 2004.

Astronaut

Space Race 2.0 — why this is a great time to invest in space tech

Many technologies that we take for granted today came out of the last space race — laptops, solar panels, lithium batteries, and even the dust buster. Here’s why the new space race will be even more productive.