Aqua is a major international Earth Science satellite mission centered at NASA.
Aura (Latin for breeze) was launched July 15, 2004. Aura is part of the Earth Science Projects Division.
The Cassini-Huygens spacecraft explored the ringed planet, its mysterious moons, the stunning rings and its complex magnetic environment.
GAVRT - Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope
GAVRT teaches students to use radio astronomy, to control a huge antenna, and to collect science data from objects in the universe at which the antenna is pointed.
The Herschel Space Observatory is a space-based telescope that studies the Universe in the light of the far-infrared and submillimeter portions of the spectrum.
Juno will fly to Jupiter and orbit its polar regions in order to understand the planet's gross size and structural properties, as well as measure Jupiter's atmospheric composition, temperature and deep wind profiles.
LRO - Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) launched in June 2009 with the objectives of finding safe lunar landing sites, locate potential resources, characterize the radiation environment, and demonstrate new technology.
MIRO (Microwave Instrument for the Rosetta Orbiter) is a scientific instrument on the ROSETTA Spacecraft.
MRO - Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) launched in 2005 and is on a search for evidence that water persisted on the surface of Mars for a long period of time.
MSL - Mars Science Laboratory
The Curiosity rover landed at Gale Crater on August 5, 2012. It is designed to search for and assess past or present habitable environments, i.e., those capable of supporting microbial life.
In December 1999, NASA launched the Terra satellite as the flagship mission of the Earth Observing System.
NASA's Mars 2020 mission will build upon many discoveries from the Curiosity Mars rover and the two Mars Exploration Rovers, Spirit and Opportunity by taking the next key steps in our understanding of Mars' potential as a habitat for past or present life.
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