Mars landing: Perseverance photos

NASA has released an astonishing image of its Perseverance rover about to land. It was acquired by the rocket cradle that placed the vehicle on the surface. Among other pictures is a view from a satellite of the rover in the parachute phase of its descent.

‘Making Peace with Nature’

A new UN blueprint offers an integrated ‘peace plan’ to tackle three interlinked environmental emergencies – the climate crisis, biodiversity loss, and pollution – that cannot be solved in isolation.

UAE Hope mission returns first image of Mars

The United Arab Emirates’ Hope mission has returned its first picture of Mars. The spacecraft was put in a wide orbit so it could study the planet’s weather and climate systems.