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This report “paves the pathway to exploring the cosmos.”

The Perseverance rover has successfully drilled its first Martian core sample and stored said sample in a titanium tube.

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Astronomers offer a unique perspective on the Earth’s climate crisis. The ASP announces the launch of a new and critically important initiative – to use the lens of astronomy to help people understand what contributes to global climate change and what can be done to save our fragile planet.

ASP honors the life of former ASP Executive Director, Michael Bennett, who passed away October 22. The ASP and the astronomy community has lost a passionate life-long astronomer, educator, leader, coach and friend.

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