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A proposed mission to capture an asteroid and bring it into orbit in the Earth-moon system is a stepping stone to sending humans to Mars, NASA administrator Charles Bolden said Thursday at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Bolden visited the La Cañada...
NASA is sending another robot to Mars. The space agency announced a new mission Tuesday afternoon that will launch another rover at the Red Planet in 2020. Curiosity, their latest 1-ton rover, just begun a two-year mission in August. NASA announced...
The Curiosity rover has tested its nose and cleared its throat, and is set to start its journey toward its first potential drilling target over the coming days, scientists and engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory said Monday. In a message broadcast...
The rover Curiosity is expected to transmit a huge scientific payload from Mars, and the mission may also heavily influence how lawmakers in Washington, D.C., decide to spend money on the space race. Supporters hope a successful landing Sunday night...
Some of the celebration surrounding the Mars Science Laboratory's successful landing Sunday night on the Red Planet had a political tone. The touchdown of the over-budget $2.5-billion Mars rover mission comes as tax dollars for planetary exploration...
The rover being sent to Mars in search of extraterrestrial life has found its parking spot, and like many humans, its getting one as close to its destination as possible. Scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge said this...
Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s missions to Mars have gotten a boost from congressional leaders, who this week found up to $100 million more for NASA’s planetary science program. The White House’s initial proposal for the 2013 NASA budget...
SpaceX's cargo-carrying Dragon spacecraft docked with the International Space Station in a historic first for spaceflight. The unmanned, cone-shaped capsule became the first privately built and operated vehicle to ever dock to the orbiting outpost at 9:...
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden dropped by JPL on Thursday to outline the agency's plans to capture an asteroid, and to look at a model of a powerful new ion thruster that has enough strength to drag a space rock into orbit around the moon. NASA...
HAMPTON -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will tour NASA-Langley Research Center Friday, where he’ll get a look at ongoing work and take a turn in a cockpit simulator. Bolden will visit Langley’s Air Traffic Operations Laboratory and join...
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Asteroid (101955)1999 RQ36 doesn't really roll off the tongue, but asteroid Bennu? That's an asteroid that a person, a country and the world can get excited about. This week, NASA announced that 9-year-old Michael Toler Puzio of North Carolina had won...
In its maiden flight to space, a commercially built 13-story rocket blasted off from a launch pad off the coast of Virginia in a test mission for NASA. The Antares rocket, developed by Orbital Sciences Corp., roared into orbit after launching Sunday...
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