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 →
NASA's one-ton rover Curiosity has been feeling the wrath of the Martian landscape in recent months and now mission managers are seeking out a smoother path to the robot's ultimate goal. Continue reading →
Ten years ago to the day, the second of two NASA Mars rovers touched down on the Red Planet to begin an odyssey of science and discovery that is still surpassing all expectations.
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