NASA has selected two new research proposals to develop small, space-based instruments that will tackle fundamental questions about our home planet and its environment.
The rover took a recent selfie at its location on Vera Rubin Ridge.
Students were quizzed on a variety of science questions this past weekend.
A panorama taken by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover from a mountainside ridge provides a vista of key sites visited since the rover's 2012 landing, and the towering surroundings.
JPL technology to help find disaster survivors under rubble is included in the 2018 edition of NASA's annual Spinoff publication, which features 49 technologies the agency helped create.
When wildfires break out around the world, NASA satellites and airborne instruments are on the job, providing many types of data useful to scientists and disaster responders.
Sixty years ago next week, America launched its first satellite, the JPL-built Explorer 1, marking the beginning of the scientific exploration of space.