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Mar 01, 2018
NASA's Curiosity rover conducts a new method to drill on Mars to collect samplesCuriosity has used its drill to collect samples 15 times since landing in 2012. Then, in December of 2016, a key part of the drill stopped working.
Feb 19, 2018
Aerospace industry engineer creates a website to track Musk's Tesla Roadster in real timeSpaceX fan Ben Pearson has created the website that makes use of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Horizons data to track the progress of the Tesla Roadster.
Jan 25, 2018
Expected dust storm on Mars could explain the reason for its arid stateThe study showed that rising air during the 2007 global dust storm led to over a hundred-fold increase in water vapour in Mars' middle atmosphere.
Jan 24, 2018
Near-earth asteroid flyby on 4 February will not pose any threat to Earth, says NASAIt was discovered in 2002 by the former NASA-sponsored Near Earth Asteroid Tracking project at the Maui Space Surveillance Site in Hawaii.
Dec 13, 2017
Images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft indicate dwarf planet Ceres is an active and evolving worldSince Dawn arrived in orbit at Ceres in March 2015, scientists have located more than 300 bright areas.
Dec 07, 2017
Scientists discover the farthest known supermassive black hole 800 million times the mass of our SunThe discovery, published in the journal Nature, could provide fundamental information about the universe when it was only 5 percent of its current age.
Nov 29, 2017
NASA to send an unnamed rover vehicle to Mars in 2020; will search for signs of ancient microbial lifeNASA has successfully landed spacecraft on Mars seven times and is using the International Space Station to prepare for human missions to the moon and Mars.
Nov 01, 2017
NASA's 2020 Mars mission rover will pack 23 cameras for enhanced visionWhen NASA's Mars Pathfinder touched down in 1997, it had five cameras. The subsequent Spirit and Opportunity rovers were designed with 10 cameras each.
Oct 20, 2017
Google collaborates with Nasa to provide immersive experience of Mars through VRGoogle said that JPL will continuously update the data so that users see where Curiosity has just been in the past few days or weeks.
Sep 15, 2017
You can watch NASA's Cassini make its 'Grand Finale' dive into Saturn's atmosphere later today: Here's howThe Cassini mission was launched in 1997 as a joint venture between NASA, ESA and the ASI. It's been orbiting Saturn since 2004.