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
As the rover rocketed down to the Martian surface, the team at JPL could only wait and hope.
August 06, 2012 | By Bruce Lieberman
Planning a visit to the Museum? We provide some helpful hints.
July 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Avatar’s creator hopes to direct the first movies shot on Mars.
March 23, 2010 | By Tony Reichhardt
For the scientists and engineers who drive the Spirit and Opportunity rovers, Mars exploration is personal.
March 2010 | By Michael Klesius
Photographer Eric Curry shows how he made our March 2010 cover.
March 01, 2010 | By The Editors
NASA’s Spirit rover goes into survival mode on Mars.
January 28, 2010 | By Michael Klesius
NASA's Mars rover prepares to escape the worst trouble of its life.
November 09, 2009 | By Tony Reichhardt
When choosing landing gear for Mars spacecraft, engineers have to weigh their options-literally.
August 2007 | By Tony Reichhardt
Lunar explorers will have to battle an insidious enemy—dust.
September 2006 | By Trudy E. Bell
Hey, kids! The NASA Administrator says you're going to Mars! (Do your homework.)
November 2004 | By Sean O'Keefe
If planetary scientists could do whatever they wished, they'd probably send a spacecraft to land on the floor of Valles Marineris.
January 2004 | By Michael Milstein
All the Mars Ascent Vehicle has to do is deliver 16 ounces of rocks in a container the size of a grapefruit to Martian orbit. If only it were as easy as it sounds.
November 1999 | By Tony Reichhardt