NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is an American research and development center located in Pasadena, California. Federally funded and managed on behalf of NASA by the California Institute of Technology, the laboratory functions as a construction site for robotic...

NASA’s InSight Mission Lands on Martian Surface

Completing its 300 million mile (458 million km) voyage, NASA’s Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport Lander (aka InSight) successfully arrived onto the surface of Mars. Tensions rose at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory,...

NASA’s InSight Mission Prepares for Final Approach

InSight is a robotic lander operated by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory en route to Mars to study its interior structure. A bacronym, Insight stands for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transporting. The mission launched on...