Serendipitous Juno Discovery Suggests Zodiacal Light Caused by Dust from Mars

The zodiacal light is seen as a faint glow that extends upwards just before dawn or just after dusk. Scientists thought the dust that causes it came from asteroids or comets, but now new data from the Juno mission suggests the dust originated on Mars. Photo Credit: A. Fitzsimmons/ESO/Wikipedia

A team of scientists with […]

Incredible Opportunity: '90-Day Rover' Celebrates 12th Anniversary on Mars

Opportunity examining the rock outcrop called “Private John Potts” on the southern side of Marathon Valley. The rover has just passed its 12th anniversary milestone and is still going strong. Photo Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

We’ve all seen the commercials for the Energizer Bunny, which keeps going and going and going. … It just never […]

NASA's Tug Boats Push On

NASA’s PB-1 & PB-2 push barges sit alongside the massive space shuttle main fuel tank barge in NASA’s turn basin. Photo Credit: Blue Sawtooth Studio / Julian Leek

Another part of space history has left NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC). The two nineteen-foot push barges, PB-1 & PB-2, that have been used for […]