Students compete in the 2012 Invention Challenge at JPL.
The event drew more than 240 students, teachers and guests from 18 schools throughout Southern California. This year's challenge w...
Student-controlled robots compete at the FIRST Robotics Competition by shooting foam basketballs into hoops.
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Twenty-first season of the Los Angeles regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition at the Long Beach Arena.
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Calt...
Teaming up with engineers from businesses, universities and research institutions, students design and build their own robots in a competition called FIRST Robotics. The robots, which are controlled b...› View Image
Visitors to Open House at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., are touching the solar panels of a full-scale model of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover. JPL's annual Open House on Saturda...› View Image
NASA astronaut Leland Melvin and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden tag up during the NASA live TV program, in which they both shared childhood stories. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech› View Image
This proposed future Mars landing site in Acidalia Planitia targets densely occurring mounds thought to be mud volcanoes.
Mud volcanoes are geological structures formed when a mixture of ...
Two dark, rimless pits are located to the northwest of Ascraeus Mons in the Tharsis volcanic region of Mars. These pits are approximately 180 meters (591 feet) and 310 meters (1,017 feet) in diameter....› View Image
This image shows a graben (a trough formed when the ground drops between two parallel faults) and a lava flow in the Tharsis volcanic province of Mars. North is up. The image covers an area about 6 ki...› View Image
This enhanced image shows the inside of a rimless pit about 180 meters (591 feet) in diameter, northwest of the mountain Ascraeus Mons in the northern hemisphere of Mars. The pit has a very steep east...› View Image
This enhanced image shows the inside of a rimless pit about 310 meters (1,017 feet) in diameter, northwest of the mountain Ascraeus Mons in the northern hemisphere of Mars. The pit has a very steep ea...› View Image