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NASA's OSIRIS-REx Executes First Asteroid Approach Maneuver

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft executed its first Asteroid Approach Maneuver (AAM-1) today putting it on course for its scheduled arrival at the asteroid Bennu in December. The spacecraft's main engine thrusters fired in a ...

NASA CubeSats steer toward Mars

NASA has achieved a first for the class of tiny spacecraft known as CubeSats, which are opening new access to space.

InSight steers toward Mars

NASA's InSight lander has made its first course correction toward Mars.

NASA's asteroid sample return mission successfully adjusts course

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft fired its thrusters to position itself on the correct course for its upcoming Earth flyby. The spacecraft, which is on a two-year outbound journey to asteroid Bennu, successfully performed a precision ...

Successful deep space maneuver for NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft

New tracking data confirms that NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft aced its first Deep Space Maneuver (DSM-1) on Dec. 28, 2016. The engine burn sets up the spacecraft for an Earth gravity assist this fall as it continues its two-year ...

OSIRIS-REx spacecraft in good health after testing its thrusters

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft continues its so far flawless journey to asteroid Bennu, after successfully completing its first trajectory correction maneuver (TCM-1) on Oct. 7. According to the mission's deputy principal investigator, ...

NASA tests thrusters on journey to asteroid Bennu

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft fired its Trajectory Correction Maneuver (TCM) thrusters for the first time Friday in order to slightly adjust its trajectory on the outbound journey from Earth to the asteroid Bennu. The spacecraft's ...

Juno team begins powering up science instruments

The engineers and scientists working on NASA's Juno mission have been busying themselves, getting their newly arrived Jupiter orbiter ready for operations around the largest planetary inhabitant in the solar system. Juno ...

NASA's Juno spacecraft burns for Jupiter

NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft successfully executed a maneuver to adjust its flight path today, Feb. 3. The maneuver refined the spacecraft's trajectory, helping set the stage for Juno's arrival at the solar system's ...

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