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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the Moon

How work by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory helped pave the way for the Apollo missions.



Tuesday, July 16, 2019

reactions after receiving confirmation that the spacecraft successfully touched down on the surface of Mars

JPL's coverage of the Mars InSight mission is among the efforts that will be up for an award in mid-September.



Monday, July 15, 2019

Human hand holding aerogel compound

Researchers are studying whether a wonder material used in Mars rovers could help warm parts of the Red Planet rich in water ice.



Friday, July 12, 2019

Tropical Storm Barry

The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder aboard the Aqua satellite captured the storm as it was just south of Louisiana at around 2 p.m. local time.



Friday, July 12, 2019

map of earthquake damage in Southern California

The mission produced a map of damage - the most substantial within a 6-mile area of Ridgecrest - caused by the pair of temblors that recently struck Southern California.



Friday, July 12, 2019

Data map from OCO-3

From its perch on the international space station, NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 is gathering its very first CO2 data. It's also measuring plant 'glow. '



Friday, July 12, 2019

Photo of Mars Curiosity rover taken by MRO

A new image shows the view from space of NASA's Mars rover exploring the clay-bearing unit.



Friday, July 12, 2019

JPL clean room with Mars 2020 rover

Working like a finely honed machine, a team of engineers in this time-lapse video clip install test wheels on another finely honed machine: NASA's Mars 2020 rover.



Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The climbing robot LEMUR rests after scaling a cliff in Death Valley, California

A new generation of robots being developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory can crawl, walk and even climb cliffs.



Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Co-seismic Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) map

NASA's ARIA mission used synthetic aperture radar data to produce a map of damage caused by two strong earthquakes that struck southern California over the weekend.