with Bruce Betts
Our resident planetary scientist and Director of Projects will keep you up to date on all the exciting projects we are working on. From searching for dangerous asteroids to flying our very own solar sail spacecraft, Bruce will make sure you know what's going on plus enlighten you with his unique bits of space trivia with Random Space Facts, too!
Posted by Bruce Betts on 2010/08/26 12:00 CDT
One of the instruments on a 2016 mission to orbit Mars will provide daily maps of global, pole-to-pole, vertical distributions of the temperature, dust, water vapor and ice clouds in the Martian atmosphere.
Posted by Bruce Betts on 2010/08/11 04:45 CDT
Report from the Exploration of Near-Earth Objects Objectives Workshop - Day 2
Posted by Bruce Betts on 2010/08/10 03:14 CDT
Report from the Exploration of Near-Earth Objects Objectives Workshop
Posted by Bruce Betts on 2010/01/04 12:06 CST
Congratulations to NASA's Kepler mission team on their announcement of the discovery of its first five exoplanets (planets around other stars). All five are "hot Jupiters," meaning that they are the sizes of the gas giants in our solar system, but are extremely close to their parent stars.
Posted by Bruce Betts on 2009/12/30 08:11 CST
NASA selects three new missions for New Frontiers studies
Posted by Bruce Betts on 2009/10/07 04:15 CDT
Bruce Betts: Apophis is less scary than it used to be
Posted by Bruce Betts on 2009/09/21 12:00 CDT