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NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance is in the home stretch of its journey to Red Planet

The long deep-space journey of NASA’s next Mars rover is nearly over.

The car-size Perseverance rover, which launched on July 30 of last year, is scheduled to land inside the 28-mile-wide (45 kilometers) Jezero Crater on Feb. 18.

“I am thrilled to be here today as our countdown to Mars winds down from months to just weeks,” Lori Glaze, director of NASA’s Planetary Science Division, said during a news conference on Wednesday (Jan. 27). “Perseverance is closing in on the Red Planet, and our team is preparing for her to touch down in Jezero Crater.”

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Can people be allergic to exercise?

Some people break out in hives.

Imagine a woman has a few drinks one night, pops some ibuprofen in the morning for her hangover, and goes for a run. She’s never had an issue with alcohol, ibuprofen or exercise before. But this time, some combination of the three triggers a life-threatening allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis.

This is a real case that happened to a patient of Dr. Andrew Murphy, an allergist at Suburban Allergy Consultants in Pennsylvania. So, is it possible to be allergic to exercise?

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