Tag: lander

94 How many extraterrestrial bodies have hosted a "lander" which returned images? 2015-07-16T14:39:57.887

22 Why hasn't NASA planted a stationary lab on Mars yet? 2014-04-22T16:52:07.590

19 What cooling improvements did the Venera missions make? 2015-07-15T06:14:23.163

16 How are planetary landers to low gravity bodies (asteroids/comets) designed? 2013-08-19T16:24:08.217

16 What landings beyond Mars and the Moon are scheduled? 2016-06-15T20:44:35.980

16 Potential high temperature power sources for a Venus lander 2017-03-21T21:21:18.067

15 Why is Philae not provided with a propulsion system? 2013-10-01T18:48:12.120

15 Why did the Venera missions land so close together? 2015-07-20T18:45:53.813

14 Did the Viking landers detect life on Mars? 2013-07-29T16:33:18.543

14 What are the challenges to landing a spacecraft on Mercury? 2016-07-20T15:08:48.477

12 How important are Philae's harpoons? 2014-11-12T18:57:49.060

10 Is it easier to land on Europa/Io than on Mars? What are the main considerations? 2014-05-29T14:31:48.553

9 What factors are considered when choosing a Mars lander landing site? 2013-09-05T14:02:52.607

9 Is lunar lithobraking 1. survivable and 2. cheaper than a rocket landing? 2014-06-21T15:41:51.560

9 What's the record for the longest time a deep space craft has functioned without a reboot? 2017-12-15T04:13:22.640

8 Do lunar landers communicate with ground stations during descent and landing? 2013-12-14T03:05:03.120

8 Rosetta's lander, Philae will "anchor" itself on Comet 67P. What level of control can we have over this? 2014-08-07T15:14:12.777

8 Will the 2018 Mars Dragon Lander be the largest lander on Mars to date? 2016-05-12T20:42:12.297

8 Archimedean braking for low density Venus lander + subsidiary question 2017-04-11T10:24:19.930

7 What type of onboard radar did the Surveyor landers use? 2013-08-15T08:44:29.767

7 How could a hot lander enter Titan's atmosphere without setting its hydrocarbons ablaze? 2016-03-06T21:27:44.380

6 Could the crashed Mars Express lander be imaged by the MRO orbiter? 2014-05-09T13:24:24.073

6 Why aren't landers designed to point their solar panels and radio antennas to Sun and Earth? 2015-01-15T22:26:47.517

6 Transfer people from orbiting spacecraft to surface of Mars 2015-05-10T17:31:16.153

6 How does a lander get from orbit to the ground? 2015-07-26T20:19:23.663

6 If there was DNA in the "organics" of a comet could we tell? 2015-07-31T14:20:27.933

6 Can a lander on an airless body BE a rover? 2016-02-25T18:14:33.890

5 Why did Philae the comet lander bounce? 2015-02-12T13:23:01.737

5 How far can the supersonic parachute in the LDSD system for Mars be placed from the entry capsule? 2015-06-03T18:45:19.473

5 Since NASA's InSight Lander's launch has been delayed by two years, are there any plans to edit its payload? 2016-03-10T17:56:12.927

5 Insight on EDM Schiaparelli's IMU error and subsequent failed landing 2016-11-23T19:07:36.217

5 Build an engine that burns tholins 2016-12-31T17:39:50.827

4 Will the SuperDraco powered Dragon be able to "jump" on the Moon or Mars? 2014-06-07T10:23:11.937

4 Where will NASA's InSight land on Mars? 2015-08-25T16:01:59.220

4 Why has no lander or rover visited Hellas Planitia on Mars? 2015-09-30T15:24:29.503

3 Why would TALISE be directed to the shore of Ligeia Mare? 2015-07-24T19:43:59.027

3 Is the entire underside of Schiaparelli one big crushable-structure? 2016-10-19T09:20:44.743

3 Surveyor TD-339 engines - used on all US powered robotic landers? 2017-07-24T16:11:14.607

3 Why a donut-shaped balloon decelerator in the Aldrin-Purdue proposed Mars lander descent? 2017-11-14T03:10:19.980

2 Next lander/rover mission 2014-11-19T19:37:11.697

2 Are there plans for a space probe to land on the crater of Olympus Mons? 2015-08-27T06:03:39.583

2 Are there currently any plans for a Venus lander? 2015-11-04T10:19:35.117

2 What proportion of a space craft soft-landing on the Moon would be payload? 2015-12-21T22:42:25.767

2 How do landers communicate with Earth when facing away? 2017-04-15T01:13:05.803

1 How would a robotic landing on an icy moon like Europa differ from landings on the Moon, Mars, Venus, Jupiter, Titan, asteroids, comets? 2015-12-23T19:05:20.433

1 Could Schiaparelli's retroreflector array (still) be used? 2016-10-19T06:55:10.460

1 Could a Sun shield keep a rover cool daytime on Mercury? 2017-03-28T18:00:50.093