News tagged with desert rats

Exploring an asteroid with the Desert RATS

Earlier this month, European scientists linked up with astronauts roaming over the surface of an asteroid. Desert RATS, NASA’s realistic simulation of a future mission, this year included a European dimension ...

Sep 23, 2011
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ATHLETE rover steps up to long desert trek

(PhysOrg.com) -- The ATHLETE rover, currently under development at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., is in the Arizona desert this month to participate in NASA's Research and Technology Studies, ...

Sep 06, 2010
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In the Palace of the Naked Mole-Rat

Naked Mole-Rats are ugly, but also very interesting mammals. Now scientists want to find out, if the males influence the distribution of male and female progeny.

Feb 24, 2009
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