Monthly Quiz: Perseverance

This month’s quiz is all about Perseverance, NASA’s fifth Martian rover, which will land on the red planet later this week for the Mars 2020 mission. How much do you know about this mission? Take the quiz and find out! [wp_quiz id=”44798″]

Solving Space: Perseverance Rover

[sp name=’PersevRvr’] On Feb. 18, NASA’s Perseverance rover will finally land on Mars! Solve Space by unscrambling this illustration of the rover on the red planet, learn more about the Perseverance’s mission, and come watch this event live at Space Center Houston and enjoy special events! Learn More About It Enjoy fast facts about Perseverance […]

Perseverance rover landing on Mars this month

Watch Perseverance land live! UPDATE: The planned live viewing at Space Center Houston of Perseverance landing on Mars has been canceled due to winter weather conditions, but you can still watch the landing virtually. The landing is currently scheduled for 2:55 pm CT on Feb. 18. You can watch live on NASA TV. The time […]

Solving Space – NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Launch

[sp name=’Persevlanch’] NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission — humanity’s most sophisticated rover — launched with the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter at 7:50 a.m. EDT (4:50 a.m. PDT) Thursday on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. “With the launch of Perseverance, […]

VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Exploring the Mars Perseverance Rover

In our January Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), a panel of experts will discuss NASA’s Perseverance Rover scheduled to land on Mars Feb. 18. About the rover The Mars 2020 rover, Perseverance, is based on the Mars Science Laboratory’s Curiosity rover configuration. It is car-sized, about 10 feet […]

Artemis astronaut feature: Jessica Meir

Last year, NASA named the first Artemis astronauts. The mission to return to the Moon begins with the first Artemis flight scheduled to launch later this year. We are featuring each of the Artemis astronauts to help you get to know these pioneering explorers. This week meet Jessica Meir.   NASA astronaut Jessica Meir was […]

22 teams selected for final stage of Space Robotics Challenge Phase 2

NASA, in partnership with Space Center Houston, has selected 22 qualifying teams to compete in the competition round of Phase 2 of the Space Robotics Challenge. Eligible teams will advance to the final virtual competition round, which will begin in late January. e Phase 2 of the Space Robotics Challenge a NASA Centennial Challenge, is […]

Mission Monday: James Webb Space Telescope

Next year NASA plans to launch the next generation of space telescopes, the James Webb Space Telescope. Get to know this exciting new mission with 10 fast facts in today’s Mission Monday. The James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) is a large infrared telescope with a 6.5-meter primary mirror. Webb is an international collaboration between NASA, […]

They’re going to the moon! Artemis Astronauts Announced

With the Artemis program, NASA will land the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024. It’s the next step towards sending astronauts to Mars. Recently, NASA announced the 18 men and women selected as astronauts for the Artemis program. The astronauts on the Artemis Team come from a diverse range of backgrounds, […]

Mission Monday: What does the future hold for the Space Station?

This month marked 20 years of continuous human presence onboard the International Space Station (ISS), a remarkable feat. But what does the future hold for the world’s orbital laboratory? Let’s take a quick look at some of the ideas and plans NASA holds for the future of the ISS. The ISS will continue its role […]