• January 05, 2016
While there’s at least eight years until it launches, this has been a pivotal year for developing NASA’s Europa mission.
• December 23, 2015
Van Kane details the potential repercussions of the launch delay of InSight Mars lander on the rest of NASA's Discovery mission program.
• October 28, 2015
Last year, NASA’s managers invited the European Space Agency to propose a small spacecraft to explore the Jovian system. Van Kane describes the recently-posted results of ESA's concept studies for two possible missions.
• October 09, 2015
Van Kane rounds up the missions selected to move onto the next round in NASA's Discovery proposal process.
• September 17, 2015
Three recently proposed low-cost space missions all aim to answer the same question: Where did Earth's abundant water come from?
• September 08, 2015
The IceBreaker mission, proposed to NASA's Discovery program for low-cost missions, would seek out life on the northern plains of Mars.
• August 25, 2015
NASA's Outer Planet Analysis Group is currently meeting to hear the agency's current plans and to provide the feedback of the scientific community on those plans.
• August 10, 2015
Van Kane presents one of the three missions from the latest round of NASA Discovery proposals with the goal of exploring Mars' moons.
• August 05, 2015
The second in a series of meetings to select the landing site for the Mars 2020 rover is in progress. Van Kane gives us an update.
• July 27, 2015
Van Kane rounds up some of the latest NASA Discovery mission proposals aiming to explore our solar system's smallest bodies.
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