Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Radishes Can Likely Grow in Lunar Regolith

For many of us, gardening has been a therapeutic distraction during this time of pandemic quarantine. But some researchers from…

2 months ago

You Can Use a Live Webcam to Watch NASA Build the Mars 2020 Rover

NASA's next mission to the surface of Mars is called the 2020 rover (in case you didn't know already.) It's…

1 year ago

Oumuamua Could be the Fragment of a Disintegrated Interstellar Comet

Since it was first detected hurling through our Solar System, the interstellar object known as 'Oumuamua has been a source…

2 years ago

Opportunity Starts Historic Descent of Tantalizing Martian Gully to Find Out How Was It Carved

From the precipice of "Perseverance Valley" NASA’s teenaged Red Planet robot Opportunity has begun the historic first ever descent of…

3 years ago

Opportunity Reaches ‘Perseverance Valley’ Precipice – Ancient Fluid Carved Gully on Mars

Now well into her 13th year roving the Red Planet, NASA’s astoundingly resilient Opportunity rover has arrived at the precipice…

3 years ago

NASA’s Space Chainmail to Give Astronauts the Edge in Space Duels

A new type of "space fabric", which closely resembles chainmail, could revolutionize the way spaceships and space components are manufactured.

3 years ago

Outstanding Opportunity Rover Making ‘Amazing New Discoveries’ 13 Years After Mars Touchdown – Scientist Tells UT

NASA’s truly outstanding Opportunity rover continues “making new discoveries about ancient Mars” as she commemorates 13 Years since bouncing to…

4 years ago

Book Excerpt: “Incredible Stories From Space,” Roving Mars With Curiosity, part 3

Following is the final excerpt from my new book, "Incredible Stories From Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing…

4 years ago

Here’s What Happens When NASA Engineers Carve Their Pumpkins

Every workplace should have this much fun! A group of engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory held their sixth annual…

4 years ago