Latest Unmanned spacecraft Stories
Curiosity is back in action following a recent software upgrade, conducting a mini-drill test to make sure that a rock target called Mojave2 is suitable for drilling at full-depth.
A new program will allow NASA scientists to virtually work on location on Mars, walking around on the surface of the Red Planet and conduct science operations along with the Curiosity rover thanks to new Microsoft-developed wearable technology.
After a journey that lasted more than seven years, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has entered its approach phase around Ceres as it prepares to become the first spacecraft ever to visit the Texas-sized dwarf planet.
It's getting more sunlight than they originally thought it would. Rejoice!
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has measured a tenfold spike in methane, an organic chemical, in the atmosphere around it and detected other organic molecules in a rock-powder sample collected by the robotic laboratory’s drill.
Sediments deposited in a large lake bed over tens of millions of years were responsible for the creation of Mount Sharp on Mars, according to observations conducted by NASA’s Curiosity Rover in Gale Crater.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at noon EST Monday, Dec. 8, to discuss geological observations made by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has completed a reconnaissance "walkabout" of the first outcrop it reached at the base of the mission's destination mountain and has begun a second pass examining selected rocks in the outcrop in more detail.
Cassini-Huygens Mission -- The Cassini unmanned space probe is intended to study Saturn and its moons. It was launched on October 15, 1997 and is estimated to enter Saturn's orbit on July 1, 2004. The mission is a joined NASA/ESA project. Cassini's principal objectives are to: -- determine the three-dimensional structure and dynamical behavior of the rings -- determine the composition of the satellite surfaces and the geological history of each object -- determine the nature and...
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