Interplanetary SpacecraftVehicles that travel between planets, including Mars spacecraft
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
NASA's Curiosity rover will try a new way of landing on another planet.
January 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
In this 50th anniversary year of human spaceflight, we ask you to remember your own space milestones, and record where you were, and how you felt.
November 22, 2011 | By Rebecca Maksel
Cue the Lawrence of Arabia theme. Actually, I prefer the soundtrack that the Mars Exploration Rover team used for this time-lapse video showing Opportunity’s 13-mile trek from Victoria crater to Endeavour crater.
October 13, 2011 | By Tony Reichhardt