- Rover examines geological contact zone near ‘Marias Pass’
- Silica-rich rocks identified nearby with laser-firing instrument
- Test of rover’s drill prepares for next use on Mars rock… 745 more words
NASA wants to expand its study of the universe, particularly human exploration of Mars, and it wants your help.
The Early Stage Innovations team at NASA is looking for proposals from American universities for technology that would benefit NASA’s space program and the wider aerospace community. 23 more words
May 27, 2015
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
NASA Headquarters, Washington
The solar arrays on NASA’s InSight lander are deployed in this test inside a clean room at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver. 1,320 more words
May 11, 2015
Dr. Tony Phillips
A map of MAVEN’s Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS) auroral detections in December 2014 overlaid on Mars’ surface. The map shows that the aurora was widespread in the northern hemisphere, not tied to any geographic location. 761 more words
May 5, 2015
What do you need to bring, and how do you minimize the need for delivery of future supplies in order to establish a sustained human presence on a planet 140 million miles away from Earth? 693 more words