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Led by NASA JPL, Team CoSTAR will participate in the SubT final to demonstrate multi-robot autonomy in extreme environments.
NASA Robots Compete in DARPA's Subterranean Challenge Final
In 2023, NASA’s Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) will land near the western edge of the Nobile Crater at the Moon’s South Pole.
NASA's Artemis Rover to Land Near Nobile Region of Moon's South Pole
Futuristic electric thrusters emitting a cool blue glow will guide the Psyche spacecraft through deep space to a metal-rich asteroid.
Solar Electric Propulsion Makes NASA's Psyche Spacecraft Go
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter captured a 3D view of a rock-covered mound during its 13th flight on Sept. 4, 2021.
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Captures a Mars Rock Feature in 3D
NASA’s Chief Scientist Jim Green has announced that he will retire in early 2022 after more than 40 years of service at NASA.
NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green to Retire in 2022
Two interactive web experiences let you explore the Martian surface, as seen by cameras aboard the rover and orbiters flying overhead.
Take a 3D Spin on Mars and Track NASA's Perseverance Rover
The rover will be delivered to the Moon's surface in late 2023. VIPER is the first resource-mapping mission on the surface of another celestial body.
NASA to Announce Landing Site for Artemis Lunar Robotic Rover
Scientists found evidence that an area on Mars called Arabia Terra had thousands of "super eruptions" over a 500-million-year period.
NASA Confirms Thousands of Massive, Ancient Volcanic Eruptions on Mars
What's the next big thing? What might space missions in 2050 and beyond set out to discover?
Visionary Tech Concepts Could Pioneer the Future in Space
The Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon, the Fruit Moon, the Barley Moon, and the Corn Moon.
Full Moon Guide: September - October 2021
This star-studded Hubble image shows NGC 6717, which is more than 20,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation Sagittarius.
Hubble Captures a Sparkling Cluster
One of the CubeSats launching with Landsat 9 is the Cusp Plasma Imaging Detector, or CuPID.
CuPID CubeSat Will Get New Perspective on Sun-Earth Boundary