Dust accumulated on the lander's solar panels, cutting its energy production and science activities.
Scientists got a jump on the process with a Martian "Nakhlite" meteorite.
The SLS rocket and the Orion spacecraft it carries arrived at Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39B for the first time. Know more.
An astronaut steps into a body scanner and, hours later, walks on Mars in a custom-made spacesuit, breathing oxygen that was extracted from Mars’ carbon dioxide-rich atmosphere.
Other parameters the team is considering include weather, emphasizing the importance of a daylight launch.
NASA’s Spinoff magazine is one of the things I look forward to reading every year. The space agency’s research trickles down to the rest of the world in surprising and interesting ways, which it tracks and collects in this annual publication.
Hubble Space Telescope was launched in 1990.
NASA cleared its launch readiness review and gave it the go-ahead for launch, which was supposed to take place on December 24th.