After an exciting encounter with asteroid Bennu, the OSIRIS-REx mission team looks forward to hitting pay dirt when a hefty sample of ancient planetesimal material is delivered to Earth next year.
Gravity field measurements from decade-old lunar orbiter provide a proxy for counting craters.
In a new model, three substantial atmospheric layers appear consistent between the ice giants.
From Antarctica to the Arctic, Miner’s career as a climate scientist has taken her to Earth’s frozen areas to study the effects of climate change.
NASA Astronaut and planetary geologist Dr. Jessica Watkins recently published her post-doctoral Mars research in JGR: Planets, just prior to heading to the International Space Station.
Known for precise, planetary-scale measurements, NASA is improving its decades-long effort to observe and understand sea levels to help communities prepare for the effects of Earth’s rising ocean.
A secondary suite of instruments on the Mars lander produced a first look at magnetic fields from the planet’s surface.
Plantas cultivadas en regolito lunar recolectado por las misiones Apollo crecieron con éxito desde la semilla hasta el retoño, brindando así información sobre las futuras perspectivas de la agricultura lunar.
Plants grown in lunar regolith collected by Apollo missions successfully grew from seed to sprout, lending insight into future lunar agriculture prospects.
Geologically young regions of Pluto’s southern hemisphere were likely resurfaced by cryovolcanism, data from the New Horizons spacecraft reveal.