Space Probes

Resources

Astronauts from the Apollo Mission landing on the moon.

Let's Talk Lunar Resources

How does lunar exploration help us tackle challenges in such areas as energy, healthcare and the environment?
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Let's Talk Lunar Resources

Mars Perseverance rover

Exploration of the Planets in the Solar System

Learn about how spacecraft have helped us learn about our Solar System.
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Exploration of the Planets in the Solar System

Space lander

How can we land a model space probe?

Design and build a model space probe.
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How can we land a model space probe?

An artist’s impression of a habitable exoplanet orbiting a red dwarf star

Searching for exoplanets around the star next door

In planetary science, astronomers have found planets that orbit other stars, just like Earth orbits the Sun. Some of them might even be able to support life.
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Searching for exoplanets around the star next door

Mars Science Laboratory Parachute Qualification Testing

Testing Parachutes for Mars

NASA engineers apply kinematics and dynamics to test parachutes designed specifically to help space probes land safely using aerodynamics.
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Testing Parachutes for Mars