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BRRISON: A Planetary Science Balloon Mission
BRRISON: A Planetary Science Balloon Mission
This fall, NASA plans to launch a new balloon-based mission that will float to the edge of our atmosphere to observe a comet from the far reaches of the solar system.Read More...
LADEE Launch Visibility
LADEE Launch Visibility
Live on the U.S. East Coast between Charleston and Cape Cod? You may be able to see LADEE launch for the moon on Sept. 6.Read More...
JPL, Masten Testing New Precision Landing Software
JPL, Masten Testing New Precision Landing Software
JPL engineers collaborate with NASA Dryden on tests of spacecraft landing technology using Masten Space Systems' Xombie rocket.Read More...
Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3)
M3 mapped the entire lunar surface from an altitude of 100 and 200 km.Read More...
9th International Planetary Probe Workshop Repository
9th International Planetary Probe Workshop Repository
We are happy to announce that the repository website for IPPW-9 is online. You will have access to most of the presentations, papers and also to a podcast of the Short Course.Read More...
How to Hunt a Space Rock
How to Hunt a Space Rock
Recently, meteorite hunters tracked down cosmic debris in order to test a "lab on a chip" destined for future spacecraft.Read More...
Curiosity Begins Driving at Bradbury Landing
Curiosity Begins Driving at Bradbury Landing
August 22, 2012: NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has begun driving from its landing site, which scientists announced today they have named for the late author Ray Bradbury.Read More...
Curiosity, the Stunt Double
Curiosity, the Stunt Double
En route to the Red Planet, Mars rover Curiosity has experienced the strongest solar radiation storm since 2005. Researchers say this is part of Curiosity's job as a 'stunt double' for human astronauts.Read More...
Mission to Land on a Comet
Mission to Land on a Comet
Europe's Rosetta spacecraft is en route to intercept a comet­--and to make history. In 2014, Rosetta will enter orbit around 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and land a probe on it for a front row seat as the comet heads toward the heat of the sun.Read More...
Mars Rover Well-Equipped for Studies
Mars Rover Well-Equipped for Studies
The Mars Science Laboratory is taking a toolbox to Mars that any researcher would be proud of. A drill, metallic brush and even a laser are part of the gear set the Mars Science Laboratory called Curiosity is taking to the red planet.Read More...
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