Older and WISE-r: WISE Making a Comeback in September to Fuel Asteroid Initiative

An artist’s concept shows the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) orbiting Earth. WISE is slated to be reactivated in September in a quest to discover more near-Earth objects (NEOs). Image Credit: NASA.

NASA announced that the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) spacecraft, which had been deactivated in 2011, is slated to make a comeback […]

Mars Rover Opportunity Halfway to Next Destination

The Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is halfway to its next destination, Solander Point. Photo Credit: NASA / JPL

Since August 2011, NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has been exploring the rim of a 14-mile-wide crater called Endeavour that is geologically very distinct from anything the robot craft had previously encountered. Ancient rocks and clay […]

Retro Space Images: Happy Birthday, Jack!

Photo Credit: NASA / Retro Space Images

Happy Birthday, Jack! — Happy Birthday wishes to astronaut Jack Schmitt. Photo taken aboard CM “America” during return trip from the Moon aboard Apollo 17 in 1972.

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