SoftBank turns fund for diverse entrepreneurs into an ‘evergreen’ opportunity

SoftBank, a Japanese conglomerate, announced today that it has an uncapped, evergreen fund made explicitly to back Black, Latinx and Native American entrepreneurs within the United States. The commitm

Opportunity’s last Mars panorama is a showstopper

The Opportunity Mars Rover may be officially offline for good, but its legacy of science and imagery is ongoing — and NASA just shared the last (nearly) complete panorama the robot sent back before

Opportunity Mars rover goes to its last rest after extraordinary 14-year mission

Opportunity, one of two rovers sent to Mars in 2004, is officially offline for good, NASA and JPL officials announced today at a special press conference. "I declare the Opportunity mission as complet

Mars orbiter spots silent, dust-covered Opportunity rover as dust storm clears

Mars rover Opportunity has been operating on the surface of the Red Planet since 2004, but a dust storm this summer may prove to be the mission's toughest challenges. The enormous storm caked Opportun

NASA Rover Designed To Last 90 Days Celebrates 12 Year Anniversary

This week NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover celebrated its 12 year anniversary on the red planet. What’s truly remarkable about this is the fact that the rover was only designed to operate for abo

Unable to Find Aliens, Mars Probes Probe Each Other

File this one under the “probably not news” category, but it’s Friday and I’m still in Starbucks. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter recently captured an image of the Mars Explora