Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

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…

7 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.

7 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…

7 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…

8 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…

8 years ago

Drilling at Unfathomable Alien Landscapes – All in a Sols (Day’s) Work for Curiosity

Our beyond magnificent Curiosity rover has just finished her latest Red Planet drilling campaign - at the rock target called…

8 years ago

‘Walk on Mars’ with Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin at Limited Engagement ‘Destination Mars’ Holographic Exhibit at KSC Visitor Complex

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL- Think a Holodeck adventure on Star Trek guided by real life Apollo 11 moonwalker…

8 years ago

NASA’s InSight Lander Approved for 2018 Mars Launch

Top NASA managers have formally approved the launch of the agency’s InSight Lander to the Red Planet in the spring…

8 years ago

Curiosity Rover Captures Full-Circle Panorama of Enticing ‘Murray Buttes’ on Mars

Four years after a nail biting touchdown on the Red Planet, NASA’s SUV-sized Curiosity rover is at last nearing the…

8 years ago

JUNO Transmits First Up-Close Look Soarin’ over Jupiter

NASA’s JUNO spacecraft successfully swooped over the Jovian cloud tops today, Saturday, Aug. 27, gathering its first up close images…

8 years ago