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NASA said on Friday that its Mars Science Laboratory has completed a series of functional tests to verify the car-sized rover's readiness for launch in November.
ESA and NASA have announced the scientific investigations selected for their 2016 ExoMars lander demonstrator.
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Ultra-light carbon-fiber rods used to stiffen a comet probeâ€™s legs are now being harnessed by a German manufacturer to boost the precision and efficiency of their laser cutters.
NASA engineers successfully integrated and completed system testing on a new robotic lander recently at Teledyne Brown Engineeringâ€™s facility in Huntsville in support of the Robotic Lunar Lander Project at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
NASA announced on Wednesday that its Stardust-NExT spacecraft will rendezvous with comet Tempel 1 on Valentine's Day.
NASA's Robotic Lunar Lander Development Project at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala, has completed a series of hot fire tests and taken delivery of a new propulsion system for integration into a more sophisticated free-flying autonomous robotic lander prototype.
Researchers say that nuclear decay-driven machines could gather gases from the atmosphere of Mars for propulsion.
BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ball Aerospace-built Deep Impact Flyby spacecraft successfully completed another "first" for NASA on November 4 when its onboard cameras captured spectacular images of comet Hartley 2 as part of the EPOXI mission.
NASA has awarded Innovative Lunar Demonstrations Data (ILDD) contracts to six companies for the purchase of technical data resulting from industry efforts to develop vehicle capabilities and demonstrate end-to-end robotic lunar landing missions.
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