Quantcast

Latest Aerobraking Stories

81e52187e8d3fc7decdb9c91d2fbc2221
2006-06-19 18:31:27

NASA's newest spacecraft at Mars has already cut the size and duration of each orbit by more than half, just 11 weeks into a 23-week process of shrinking its orbit. By other indicators, the lion's share of the job lies ahead.

da3038fb00732f5b6f857072a641b89b1
2006-04-13 15:18:38

Researchers today released the first Mars images from two of the three science cameras on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

e86ec5b6a227a0c9f105c17f495218351
2006-03-31 17:19:04

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter yesterday began a crucial six-month campaign to gradually shrink its orbit into the best geometry for the mission's science work.

7b3e8916a4ae0db559eff8aa4225da5f1
2006-03-24 17:05:26

The first test images of Mars from NASA's newest spacecraft provide a tantalizing preview of what the orbiter will reveal when its main science mission begins next fall.

ff14fc9a231fe0f796bdb627157fc5271
2006-03-08 06:35:00

Two Mars orbiter missions will open new vistas in the exploration of Mars through the use of sophisticated ground-penetrating radars, providing the first direct clues about the Red Planet's subsurface structure.

fcddfdd10ed65e99939b98b0ba8522581
2006-02-24 15:40:00

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is headed into a perilous phase after a seven-month journey from Earth, aiming to start looping around the Red Planet on March 10, space agency officials said on Friday.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
Related