Lander

09.17.15
This web game shows that landing a Falcon 9 rocket is pretty much impossible
09.17.15

This web game shows that landing a Falcon 9 rocket is pretty much impossible

And you thought the carrier landing stage in Top Gun was a nightmare.

By A. Tarantola,   09.17.15
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08.19.15
NASA wants to send your names to Mars with the InSight lander
08.19.15

NASA wants to send your names to Mars with the InSight lander

Most of us -- even those who think they have a chance to live there -- might never get the chance...

By M. Moon,   08.19.15
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05.28.15
NASA's InSight lander goes through rigorous tests for Mars mission
05.28.15

NASA's InSight lander goes through rigorous tests for Mars mission

Within the next seven months, NASA will subject the InSight lander to a series of tests to ensure...

By M. Moon,   05.28.15
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09.15.14
The Big Picture: Scientists pick a landing site for their historic comet probe
09.15.14

The Big Picture: Scientists pick a landing site for their historic comet probe

You're not just looking at an unassuming piece of rock -- if anything, it's a piece of history. T...

By J. Fingas,   09.15.14
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08.26.14
European Space Agency eyes potential landing sites for comet probe
08.26.14

European Space Agency eyes potential landing sites for comet probe

Now that the Rosetta spacecraft is orbiting its target comet, the European Space Agency is finaliz...

By J. Fingas,   08.26.14
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05.22.14
Watch Morpheus take off and land itself (Update: success!)
05.22.14

Watch Morpheus take off and land itself (Update: success!)

The brains behind the Morpheus lander have made significant progress since its ill-fated, but spec...

By S. Dent,   05.22.14
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12.11.13
NASA's Morpheus lander skips the inferno, actually lands (video)
12.11.13

NASA's Morpheus lander skips the inferno, actually lands (video)

The last time NASA's methane-fueled Morpheus lander took to the skies without training wheels (rea...

By J. Rigg,   12.11.13
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08.08.13
NASA details mission to discover whether Europa moon is habitable
08.08.13

NASA details mission to discover whether Europa moon is habitable

With potential oceans flowing below its icy surface, NASA thinks Jupiter's Europa moon is promisin...

By S. Dent,   08.08.13
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10.22.12
A Tour of Astrobotic Technology's lunar rover lab at Carnegie Mellon (video)
10.22.12

A Tour of Astrobotic Technology's lunar rover lab at Carnegie Mellon (video)

Things are buzzing late Monday afternoon at Carnegie Mellon's Planetary Robotics Lab Highbay. Outs...

By B. Heater,   10.22.12
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