Survey Missions / Projects
Mapping a large portion of the sky seeking answers to the mystery of dark energy.
Cassini now orbiting Saturn. The Huygens probe has landed on Titan.
The most ambitious survey project ever undertaken. The survey will map in detail one-quarter of the entire sky, and more than 100 million celestial objects. It will also measure the distances to more than a million galaxies and quasars.
WMAP (Wilkinson Microwave Anisotrophy Probe) is a NASA explorer mission measuring the temparature of the cosmic background radiation.
Four NASA missions to Mars: Mars Pathfinder, Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Surveyor 98, Mars Surveyor 2001.
Designing a community for the red planet.
The search for near-Earth objects (NEOs, primarily asteroids) that could someday impact the Earth.