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Monday, July 29, 2019

Three JPL researchers win Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers

Three JPL researchers received the highest honor given by the U.S. government to scientists and engineers beginning their research careers.



Monday, July 29, 2019

NASA/UC Irvine map of ice velocity in Antarctica

The new map of the flow speeds of ice throughout Antarctica will improve our understanding of the vast continent and of future sea level rise.



Friday, July 26, 2019

Clean room of the Spacecraft Assembly Facility at JPL

In this time-lapse video, the robotic arm on NASA's Mars 2020 rover maneuvers its 88-pound (40-kilogram) sensor-laden turret as it moves from a deployed to stowed configuration.



Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. moves toward a position to deploy two components of the Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package

When the Apollo 11 crew placed reflectors on the Moon, it marked the beginning of lunar laser ranging, an experiment that continues producing results to this day.



Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The electricity for NASA's Mars 2020 rover is provided by a power system called a Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator, or MMRTG.

NASA gives go-ahead to fuel the Mars 2020 rover's Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator - which powers rover and helps keep it warm exploring Mars.