MEGANE Instrument Test Model Goes to Japan for Physical Tests and Design Review
The team building MEGANE for Japan’s MMX mission recently shipped a test model to determine how well the instrument fits in the spacecraft design.
Surer Signs of Life
New technology could help us find some of the strongest evidence of life elsewhere in the solar system, from purifying samples to even sequencing DNA from another world.
NASA selects Kevin Stevenson to Lead New Astrobiology Research Team
Johns Hopkins APL’s Kevin Stevenson will lead new astrobiology research team to find potentially habitable — but so far undetectable — planets around red dwarf stars.
Johns Hopkins APL Delivers First Instrument for NASA’s Lucy Mission
Despite multiple hurdles, the APL team building L’LORRI for NASA’s Lucy mission delivered their instrument eight weeks earlier than expected.
Searching for Clues to Our Origins
The Dragonfly mission will explore Saturn's exotic moon Titan.
Parker Solar Probe Spies NEOWISE
Parker Solar Probe was at the right place at the right time to capture a unique view of comet NEOWISE on July 5, 2020.
The Coolest, Hottest Mission to the Sun
Discoveries from the durable Parker Solar Probe shed new light on the Sun.
A Mission with Impact
DART readies for the first planetary defense test.