Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/05/31 04:00 CDT
We have photo proof that the multi-step process of the deployment of IKAROS' square solar sail is going according to plan!
Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2010/05/31 12:00 CDT
The Mars Exploration Rovers made it through their fourth winter solstice in what is the coldest, most challenging Martian winter the twin robot field geologists have experienced.
Posted by Louis D. Friedman on 2010/05/27 12:00 CDT
The LightSail-1 spacecraft development is proceeding well. Our engineering team has completed crucial milestones to building the vehicle that will demonstrate the value and potential of using sunlight alone to propel exploratory craft through space.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/05/27 07:24 CDT
Is this the eastward turn we've all been waiting for?
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/05/21 05:34 CDT
Official launch and landing dates announced for Curiosity
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/05/20 05:44 CDT
It was a picture-perfect launch for three Venus-bound spacecraft this morning: the Akatsuki Venus orbiter, the IKAROS solar sail, and a university-built minisat named UNITEC-1.
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2010/05/19 04:51 CDT
Apollo Astronaut Rusty Schweickart Boosts New NASA Plan
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/05/19 01:05 CDT
The most amazing image of Enceladus Cassini has captured yet
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2010/05/18 08:07 CDT
Science and Hollywood -- The Two Cultures Meet in Jim Cameron's Avatar