Penn State Crowdfunds Lunar Lion Lander Earlier this week, Penn State’s Lunar Lion team launched a crowdfunding effort to raise a little over $400,000 towards its goal of putting a lander on the Moon to win Google’s Lunar X-Prize. In order to win the prize,...
Jan 23 2014, 7:01am CST
China Moon Mission Blasted Off The Chinese moon mission is on its way. The Chang'e-3 lunar probe blasted off in China. If everything goes well, China will be the third nation to soft land on the moon.
Dec 1 2013, 12:39pm CST
NASA Phoenix Mars Lander has run out of Power NASA reports that the Phoenix Mars Lander has stopped communicating as it has run out of power. As anticipated, seasonal decline in sunshine at the robot's arctic landing site is not providing enough sunlight for the...
Nov 11 2008, 2:29am CST
Phoenix is finally cooking Mars Soil As reported on the weekend NASA had troubles getting soil the Mars Lander Phoenix collected into its little oven to analyze it.
Through vibrating the filter the Mars soil samples moved inside the tiny oven. The...
Jun 12 2008, 2:00am CDT
Phoenix Mars Lander sitting directly on Ice? The Nasa Mars lander Phoenix is possibly sitting directly on an ice patch.
A photo of the ground underneath the Phoenix Mars Lander shows a harder substrate that may be ice exposed by the thrusters.
Jun 1 2008, 4:00pm CDT
Phoenix Mars Lander sends Photo of Icy Grounds We reported earlier today about the first photos Phoenix sent from Mars. NASA has now published an approximate-color image that shows polygonal pattern in the ground near the Phoenix Lander that indicates icy grounds...
May 26 2008, 7:50am CDT
Phoenix lands on Mars and sends first Photos NASA's Phoenix spacecraft landed in the northern polar region of Mars successfully today.
Radio signals received at 4:53:44 p.m. Pacific Time (7:53:44 p.m. Eastern Time) confirmed the Phoenix Mars Lander had survived...
May 25 2008, 11:19pm CDT
NASA Phoenix Mars Lander lands tonight The NASA Phoenix Mars Lander is on track to land on the red planet tonight at around 8pm EST.
Phoenix has landed and sent first photos from Mars
The NASA TV online video channel already starts the live...
May 25 2008, 12:00pm CDT
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