MERLIN (Mars-Moon Exploration, Reconnaissance and Landed Investigation) probe for the study of Phobos or Deimos (S. Murchie et al.
There could be water! And air!You've probably been on the edge of your seat wondering what the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system has been up to. Now we have four new studies that have probed the planets and its star, and found that they definitely bear further investigation in our search for extraterrestrial life.
The Asteroid Belt Explained: Space Rocks by the Millions (Infographic) Great online poster! In the coming years, commercial space ventures hope to send robot space probes to mine valuable material from the asteroids.
land robot spaceship Surveyor 1 on the moon. It was the first American spacecraft to land softly on the moon and gathered important data about the moons surface that would be essential for the manned landings that took place in the future.
Today in History: NASA Sends Mariner 9 to Mars (1971)
A comprehensive PowerPoint presentation including the following topics: Who's Who of Modern Astronomy, Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion, Optical and Non-Optical Telescopes, Types and Composition of Stars, Types of Galaxies, The Sun, The Planets of Our Solar System, and Space Probes and their Voyages.
Many "warm Jupiter" alien worlds were probably pulled into their puzzling orbits by nearby planetary neighbors circling on a different plane. The results suggest that not all planetary systems are "flat" like our own solar system, researchers said.