Update, 6:38 p.m., June 20, 2018: Mars Storm Watch: The dust storm now circles the planet. No signal yet from Opportunity, but no response is
Update, 6:22 p.m.: The Pacific got any debris: UPDATE: #JFSCC confirmed #Tiangong1 reentered the atmosphere over the southern Pacific Ocean at ~5:16 p.m. (PST) April
The Curiosity rover passed its 2000-sol mark last week (1 sol = one Martian day, about 39 minutes longer than an Earth day). But the
A hundred years ago, no one had a clue that disaster can strike us suddenly from the sky. Today we have the best knowledge and finest equipment humanity has ever had to meet the challenge, if it arises.
Everybody knows about the Curiosity rover’s “selfie.” But other rovers have been exploring Mars, long after their mission time was expected to expire. And recently one of them took a selfie, too.
Update, November 14, 4:48 p.m. Pacific: Philae is in a location that doesn’t get enough sunlight to operate its solar panels. It is running