robotic exploration

Search for Life on Mars Could Level-Up with MARSE Mission Concept

A recent study presented at the 55th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) discusses the Mars Astrobiology, Resource, and Science…

3 months ago

NASA’s VERITAS Mission Breathes New Life

In a win for planetary scientists, and planetary geologists in particular, it was announced at the recent 55th Lunar and…

3 months ago

NASA and LEGO Continue Brick-Solid Partnership with Perseverance and Ingenuity LEGO Models

Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA-JPL) are busy keeping the Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter functioning in Jezero Crater…

12 months ago

Exploring Lava Tubes on Other Worlds Will Need Rovers That Can Work Together

Planetary exploration, specifically within our own Solar System, has provided a lifetime of scientific knowledge about the many worlds beyond…

1 year ago

NASA’s Psyche Mission is Back on. It’ll Launch Towards its Metal Asteroid Target Later This Year

NASA’s Psyche mission is back on track for launch and is now scheduled for a potential October 2023 launch date,…

1 year ago

Zhurong is Rolling on Mars

China's Zhurong rover has departed from its lander and commenced science operations, and has the pictures to prove it!

3 years ago

Why Lava Tubes Should be Our Top Exploration Priority on Other Worlds

When magma comes out of the Earth onto the surface, it flows as lava. Those lava flows are fascinating to…

4 years ago

Underwater Robot Captures its First Sample 500 Meters Below the Surface of the Ocean

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) says their underwater robot has just completed the first-ever automated underwater sampling operation. The…

4 years ago

Shape-shifting Robots Like These Could Be Just What We Need to Explore Titan

When it comes to space exploration, it's robots that do most of the work. That trend will continue as we…

5 years ago