News Archive / Tagged: Deep Space Network
NASA trying to reestablish contact with Opportunity roverJason RhianJanuary 29th, 2019
Engineers are sending new commands to Mars rover Opportunity, addressing "low-likelihood" scenarios that could be preventing the vehicle from communicating.
New Horizons takes first images of Ultima ThuleLaurel KornfeldAugust 30th, 2018
From a distance of more than 100 million miles (160 million kilometers) and against a background filled with stars, New Horizons' Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) took the first images of its second target, Kuiper Belt Object (KBO) Ultima Thule.
Correction maneuver puts NASA’s InSight lander on path to MarsLaurel KornfeldMay 24th, 2018
The first and largest of six planned course correction maneuvers directing NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport (InSight) lander to Mars was successfully completed Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
Lost Moon orbiter found using new radar techniquePaul KnightlyMarch 14th, 2017
NASA has spotted a lost spacecraft orbiting the Moon as well as its own Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter thanks to a newly developed radar technique.