7 Things to Know About the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Mission
The spacecraft, which has been gathering data on the gas giant since July 2016, will become an explorer of the full Jovian system – Jupiter and its rings and moons.
Jan 13, 2021
The spacecraft has been collecting data on the gas giant's interior since July 2016. Some of its latest findings touch on "hot spots" in the planet's atmosphere.
Dec 11, 2020
Scientists have theorized on the origin of the water plumes possibly erupting from Jupiter's moon Europa. Recent research adds a new potential source to the mix.
Nov 13, 2020
New lab experiments re-create the environment of Europa and find that the icy moon shines, even on its nightside. The effect is more than just a cool visual.
Nov 9, 2020
New research on nine craters of Saturn's largest moon provides more details about how weathering affects the evolution of the surface - and what lies beneath.
Oct 29, 2020
An instrument on the spacecraft may have detected transient luminous events - bright flashes of light in the gas giant's upper atmosphere.
Oct 27, 2020
Despite COVID-19-related hurdles, crucial NASA instrument components for the European-led JUICE spacecraft have been delivered.
Sep 21, 2020
Scientists used data gathered by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during 13 years of exploring the Saturn system to make detailed images of the icy moon - and to reveal geologic activity.
Sep 18, 2020
Data from NASA's recent Dawn mission answers two long-unresolved questions: Is there liquid inside Ceres, and how long ago was the dwarf planet geologically active?
Aug 10, 2020
The spacecraft may have found where the colorless gas has been hiding on the solar system's biggest planetary inhabitant.
Aug 5, 2020