Latest Unmanned spacecraft Stories
A newly released NASA video reminds us that there is no such thing as a dark side of the moon – just a far side.
Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) are earnestly making preparations for the Rosetta spacecraft’s rendezvous with the comet 67P/Churymov-Gerasimenko.
During a rocket take off, NASA captured an image of an unsuspecting frog being launched through the air at a high velocity.
After a spectacular launch, the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft was placed by the Minotaur V launch vehicle into an elliptic orbit around Earth, as the start of our journey to the moon.
As urgent as interplanetary exploration might seem, NASA must deal with a significant communication delay that acts as a bottleneck between robotic explorers like the Curiosity rover on Mars and scientists here on Earth.
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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