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Mars 2020 Stands Up on its Wheels For The First Time

The Mars 2020 rover recently passed a milestone at NASA JPL, where it stood on its wheels and legs for…

9 months ago

The Most Efficient Way to Explore the Entire Milky Way, Star by Star

At this year's Global Trajectory Optimization Competition (GTOC), a team from the ESA presented a model for how humanity could…

1 year ago

NASA Senior Engineer Kobie Boykins talks About Exploring Mars. And I was There to See it!

I recently had the honor of attending a Nat Geo Live talk hosted by Kobie Boykins. As NASA JPL's chief…

1 year 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

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…

3 years ago

Martian Mineral Points Toward Past Habitability

New samples obtained by the Curiosity rover have shed more light on environmental changes over the past few billion years,…

4 years ago

What Is The Interplanetary Transport Network?

Sure, if you've got lots of energy, you can zip around the Solar System. But if you’ve got time and…

4 years ago