Latest Unmanned spacecraft Stories
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta mission will be arising from hibernation in about 100 days to make a long-awaited approach of a destination mission controllers have been aiming for over the past decade.
NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) probe successfully achieved orbit around the moon on Sunday, officials from the US space agency confirmed earlier this week.
NASA's Juno mission will pass within about 350 miles of Earth's surface, which will be the closest it's been to our planet since leaving it in August 2011.
NASA has announced that they are currently accepting applications from researchers hoping to have their science and exploration technology instruments become part of the payload of the US space agency’s next Mars rover.
Curiosity has added another huge discovery to its repertoire, as scientists report finding water in the NASA rover's first soil scoop taken on the Martian surface.
Repeat imaging of anthropogenic (human-made) targets on the Moon remains a Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) priority as the LRO Extended Science Mission continues.
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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