With the help of MEDLI technology, the Curiosity rover landed successfully on the surface of Mars on Monday, August 6. Learn how the technology works!
IRVE-3 was launched by a sounding rocket at 7:01 a.m. Mon., July 23, from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility; initial results indicate success.
NASA is investing in ways to revolutionize space exploration and impact the efficiency and effectiveness of the agency's capabilities.
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Robots that rappel, hop or lower themselves by tether into Martian skylights could reshape the hunt for life beyond Earth.
A vodcast of questions and answers from the NASA MEDLI Team Members.
IRVE-3 will test inflatable heat shield technology that could transform planetary exploration.
Learn about Inflatable Reentry Vehicle Experiment designed to demonstrate that inflatable heat shields may be used to protect future spacecraft.
Autonomous robots roamed across the grassy terrain at Worcester Polytechnic Institute at the 2012 Sample Return Robot Challenge in Worcester, Mass.
Five teams of engineers compete at WPI for a chance to win the Sample Return Robot Centennial Challenge.