“We’re back!” says $10-million-per-year project’s science team leader.
The space agency has plans for a sustainable return to the Moon.
The rover explored Mars’s surface for nearly 15 years and discovered ample evidence of the planet’s wet history.
Bruce R. Barkstrom, principal investigator for NASA missions involved with understanding Earth’s radiation budget, committed his life to analyzing, interpreting, and stewarding Earth science data.
The coins commemorate the upcoming fiftieth anniversary of the historic Moon landing and the first steps on the Moon.
A planet 3 times as large as the Earth was detected by the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite in a relatively leisurely orbit—the longest yet detected by this telescope—of 36 days.
The Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission will begin by scanning Earth’s surface once a day. We invite ocean scientists to contribute ground-based measurements to compare with the satellite data.
A robot that can inch up icy surfaces may help scientists reach new heights in some of Earth’s most dangerous and remote landscapes.
The InSight lander safely arrived on Mars early last week. Two tiny spacecraft made up part of its communications array and transmitted landing data back to Earth.
The impact crater is a dry lake bed that contains evidence of ancient water flows and perhaps signs of ancient microbial life.