The SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts landed safely in the Gulf of Mexico, ending their six-month mission on the ISS. The commercial crew mission set a new record for the longest crewed U.S. spaceflight, at 199 days.
NASA’s Lucy mission returned its first faint images of stars on its way to Jupiter’s orbit. Lucy is the first mission to examine the Trojan asteroids and is expected to reveal insight into the early Solar System.
Researchers detailed the evolution and geographic distribution of two giant ammonite species, Parapuzosia leptophylla and Parapuzosia seppenradensis, which grew up to 1.8 meters. The study came after the discovery of 154 new specimens of these rare species.
Researchers shared findings on nitrogen and disease pathogens released into the ocean from sewage wastewater. The coastal waters of China, India, and Korea were exposed to the most nitrogen, which can damage marine ecosystems.
Scientists discovered a new relative of the iguanodon, Brighstoneus simmondsi, on the Isle of Wight. The study suggests other members of the iguanodontian group may have been misclassified as iguanodons in the past.