Comet Siding Spring is about to make a historic near miss of the red planet -- and NASA is preparing its Martian robots for the potentially hazardous encounter. Continue reading →
NASA's next Curiosity-class rover blends old and new approaches to innovative tech.
Forty-five years ago, Surveyor 3 launched to the Moon. Two years later parts of it came back.
NASA’s baseline budget for the year beginning Oct. 1 pulls the plug on the 10-year-old Mars rover Opportunity, newly released details of the agency’s fiscal 2015 spending plan show. Continue reading →
Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft has resumed its decade-long journey to meet up with the inbound comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which recently re-emerged from behind the sun. Continue reading →
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is proving to be a very versatile machine. Case in point: A 329-foot backwards drive over the Martian terrain, the longest one-day trek in more than three months. Continue reading →
China's troubled Jade Rabbit lunar rover has survived a bitterly cold 14-day lunar night, prompting hopes it can be repaired after suffering a malfunction last month.
As Mars rover drivers plan a less aggressive drive to its next science target, Curiosity has been playing in the sand at the base of a dune. Continue reading →
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