A Look at the First Humans to Drive on the Moon

The following photograph shows the first Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) on the Moon. Credit: NASA NASA’s Apollo 15 astronauts David Scott and James Irwin were the first humans to drive on the surface of the Moon 40 years ago on July 30, 1971. According to a recent...
PISCES Conducts Simulated Planetary Rover Mission in Hawai’i

PISCES Conducts Simulated Planetary Rover Mission in Hawai’i

PISCES Program Manager Rodrigo Romo is seen here with intern and Hilo native Aaron Roth during Wednesday’s robotic mission. The Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES) and their team of scientists, geologists and robotic technicians...
NASA Rover Findings Point to a More Earth-like Martian Past

NASA Rover Findings Point to a More Earth-like Martian Past

NASA’s Curiosity Mars Credit: NASA Chemicals found in Martian rocks by NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover suggest the Red Planet once had more oxygen in its atmosphere than it does now. Researchers found high levels of manganese oxides by using a laser-firing...

NASA Deploys Pavers at PISCES Lunar Landing Pad Site

NASA scientists successfully deployed pavers telerobotically in Hawaii Thursday. The video below was filmed at the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems’ new Vertical Take-off, Vertical Landing Pad in Keaau, Hawaii. The footage shows...