Two sensors picked up the vibrations: an air pressure sensor inside the lander and a seismometer on the lander's deck
08 Dec 2018 10:42 AM
Osiris-Rex embarked on NASA’s unprecedented seven-year mission to conduct a close-up survey of the asteroid Bennu.
05 Dec 2018 2:57 PM
Scientists estimate there is a one-in-2,700 chance of the asteroid slamming into Earth 166 years from now.
04 Dec 2018 11:09 AM
NASA’s InSight spacecraft touched down on the sweeping, red equatorial plains Monday, less than 400 miles from Curiosity.
03 Dec 2018 9:46 AM
The $993 million lander, a lava plain for a two-year mission aimed at better understanding how Earth's neighboring planet formed.
02 Dec 2018 1:36 PM
The vehicle sits slightly tilted (about 4 degrees) in a shallow dust- and sand-filled impact crater.
01 Dec 2018 11:46 AM
The goal is to get small science and technology experiments to the surface of the moon as soon as possible.
01 Dec 2018 10:52 AM
As soon as 2022, NASA expects to begin construction on a new space station laboratory that will orbit the moon.
30 Nov 2018 7:44 AM
NASA's InSight spacecraft will enter the Martian atmosphere at supersonic speed, then hit the brakes to land on the alien red plains.
27 Nov 2018 3:39 PM
InSight’s journey of six months and 300 million miles (482 million kilometres) comes to a precarious grand finale on Monday afternoon.
26 Nov 2018 7:01 PM
In our solar system family, Mars is Earth’s next-of-kin, the next-door relative that has captivated humans for millennia.
26 Nov 2018 2:23 PM
If all goes according to plan, InSight will streak into the pink Martian sky nearly 24 hours later at 12,000 miles per hour.
26 Nov 2018 11:50 AM
The SpaceX Crew Dragon can seat three astronauts.
24 Nov 2018 9:16 AM
The SpaceX Crew Dragon can seat three astronauts, but will be unpiloted for its first test flight.
23 Nov 2018 4:44 PM
NASA said it would conduct a “cultural assessment study” of the SpaceX and Boeing.
22 Nov 2018 10:21 AM
Arianespace is majority-owned by a joint venture of Airbus and Safran.
22 Nov 2018 10:18 AM
SpaceX and Boeing Co are the two main contractors selected under NASA’s Commercial Crew Program
22 Nov 2018 10:17 AM
NASA said it would conduct a “cultural assessment study” of the companies, “including the adherence to a drug-free environment.”
21 Nov 2018 10:22 AM
The final set of commands was to disconnect communications with Earth.
20 Nov 2018 11:43 AM
Slightly larger than Earth's moon, Io is the most volcanically active world in the solar system.
19 Nov 2018 2:07 PM