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Mars Lander Crash Caused by Computer Error

Mars Lander Crash Caused by Computer Error

The Mars Schiaparelli probe crash landed onto the surface of the Red Planet due to a glitch in the electronic interiority of th...

Nov 24 2016, 10:31am CST

New Images of Europe's Mars Lander Crash Site

New Images of Europe's Mars Lander Crash Site

NASA released the images which show the Schiaparelli lander on Mars where it crashed...

Oct 28 2016, 11:24am CDT

Schiaparelli Mars Lander might have Exploded on Landing Says ESA

Schiaparelli Mars Lander might have Exploded on Landing Says ESA

Based on preliminary interpretation of a new image captured by a camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the European Spa...

Oct 22 2016, 1:45am CDT

Lost Philae Lander Finally Found After Two Year Search

Lost Philae Lander Finally Found After Two Year Search

Missing Philae lander spotted stuck in a ditch on a comet's surface just a month before the end of the mission....

Sep 6 2016, 3:55pm CDT

Say Goodbye to Philae, The Comet Lander is Going to be Switched off Forever

Say Goodbye to Philae, The Comet Lander is Going to be Switched off Forever

ESA officially ends the life of Philae, the first robot to land on a comet....

Jul 26 2016, 10:14pm CDT

Clearest Ever Images of Mars’ Surface and Lost Beagle 2 Lander Revealed

Clearest Ever Images of Mars’ Surface and Lost Beagle 2 Lander Revealed

New images reveal Mars' surface in unprecedented detail....

Apr 26 2016, 9:40pm CDT

Philae Comet Lander Dies

Philae Comet Lander Dies

The Philae comet lander happens to be dead as a doornail. No signals were picked up from the comet probe as it went silent fore...

Feb 12 2016, 12:47pm CST

InSight Mars lander

InSight, NASA’s Lander for Mars May Never Get off the Ground; Here’s Why

NASA’s Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport – also known as InSight, was constructed t...

Feb 10 2016, 12:08pm CST

Philae Lander Bounces and Tumbles Across a Comet

ESA Releases Video of Philae Lander's Unique Trip Over a Comet

Video consists of Philae's unique trip over the comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko....

Nov 15 2015, 9:27pm CST

SpaceX Falcon 9 Lander Game Demonstrates the Tremendous Challenge

SpaceX Falcon 9 Lander Game Demonstrates the Tremendous Challenge

A web game proved once and for all that safely landing a Falcon 9 Rocket (even in a simulated manipulable environment) is no ch...

Sep 18 2015, 8:53am CDT

Comet 67P with Philae Lander Nears Sun

Comet 67P with Philae Lander Nears Sun

The Comet 67P with the Philae Lander on it has approached the sun by now. What the outcome will be remains unknown....

Aug 10 2015, 6:54am CDT

Philae Lander Detects Organic Molecules on Comet 67P

Philae Lander Detects Organic Molecules on Comet 67P

The Philae Lander has detected organic matter on the surface of Comet 67P....

Jul 31 2015, 5:33am CDT

Philae Lander has Woken Up

Philae Lander has Woken Up

A big positive surprise from space. The Philae lander has reported back on 13 June 2015 at 22:28 (CEST), coming out of hibernat...

Jun 14 2015, 9:01am CDT

NASA tests Flying Saucer shaped Mars Lander

NASA tests Flying Saucer shaped Mars Lander

NASA has a cool new toy. It looks like a flying saucer and will be used to land heavy cargo on Mars....

Apr 1 2015, 4:08am CDT

Beagle 2 Mars Lander has been Found

Beagle 2 Mars Lander has been Found

UK Space Agency announced today that the missing Beagle 2 Mars Probe has been found....

Jan 16 2015, 4:25am CST

Penn State Crowdfunds Lunar Lion Lander

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...

Jan 23 2014, 7:01am CST

NASA Phoenix Mars Lander has run out of Power

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 declin...

Nov 11 2008, 2:29am CST

Phoenix Mars Lander sitting directly on Ice?

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...

Jun 1 2008, 4:00pm CDT

Phoenix Mars Lander sends Photo of Icy Grounds

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...

May 26 2008, 7:50am CDT

NASA Phoenix Mars Lander lands tonight

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. Update: Phoenix has landed and...

May 25 2008, 12:00pm CDT