Interplanetary SpacecraftVehicles that travel between planets, including Mars spacecraft
It's been almost 40 years since a spacecraft last touched down on the lunar surface.
December 06, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
Playing it safe won't get us to the stars.
November 13, 2013 | By Dirk Schulze-Makuch
Experts disagree on whether NASA’s asteroid capture mission is doable, or even worthwhile. And first they have to find a suitable target.
July 11, 2013 | By Tom Jones
Instead of astronauts going to the rock, the rock will come to them.
April 12, 2013 | By Guy Gugliotta
After logging nearly 1,400 hours in orbit, Jerry Ross reflects on spaceflight past and future.
April 08, 2013 | By Diane Tedeschi
The team that landed Curiosity on Mars takes home a trophy.
March 22, 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
The Voyagers begin the first real star trek.
February 2013 | By Christopher Riley and Richard Corfield
More than 35 years into their mission, our farthest-flung spacecraft are not finished yet.
February 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
The images that awed Voyager’s mission designer.
January 24, 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
Fifty years ago today, a JPL team overcame the odds and pulled off the first visit to another planet.
December 14, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
A 16th-century telescope, Lunar Orbiter mission documents, early views of deep space, and more go on auction this week.
December 03, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
A new interactive graphic highlights the space agency's plans.
November 28, 2012 | By Heather Goss
As the rover rocketed down to the Martian surface, the team at JPL could only wait and hope.
August 06, 2012 | By Bruce Lieberman
Director James Cameron's 3D camera may have been bumped from the Curiosity Mars lander. But MARDI will give us first-time color views of the descent.
August 03, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Two decades later, three scientists are rewarded for discovering a new body of objects in our solar system.
July 25, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Planning a visit to the Museum? We provide some helpful hints.
July 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
One of the solar system's most interesting places just got even more interesting.
June 28, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Cool new concept for a Europa lander! Wish we could afford it.
March 30, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
The U.S./European Saturn mission takes home a trophy.
March 2012 | By Heather Goss
The Planetary Science Institute has released a new geological map of Jupiter's moon Io, integrating information taken by the Voyager and Galileo spacecraft.
March 19, 2012 | By Heather Goss