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NASA Activates Deep Space Atomic Clock

NASA Activates Deep Space Atomic Clock

“An atomic clock that could pave the way for autonomous deep space travel was successfully activated last week and is ready to begin its year-long tech demo, the mission team confirmed on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Launched in June, NASA …

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50 Years Ago: Apollo 11 Returns to Houston

50 Years Ago: Apollo 11 Returns to Houston

“Apollo 11 splashed down 950 miles southwest of Hawaii on July 24, 1969. The Command Module (CM) Columbia and the crew of Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, and Michael Collins were successfully recovered and delivered aboard the prime …

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NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Finds a Clay Cache

NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Finds a Clay Cache

“NASA’s Curiosity rover has confirmed that the region on Mars it’s exploring, called the “clay-bearing unit,” is well deserving of its name. Two samples the rover recently drilled at rock targets called “Aberlady” and “Kilmarie” have revealed the …

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