Wheel design for the Mars 2020 project includes modifications to increase durability over harsh Martian terrain based on lessons learned from operational use of the wheel design of its predecessor, the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover.
Ambitious mission to rendezvous with an asteroid and return regolith samples to Earth enters exciting new phase.
Watch recorded September 20, 2018 session.
NASA developed and instituted an independent technical authority process after the Space Shuttle Columbia accident occurred. The technical authority model is designed to develop policy and procedural requirements and standards for program and project management when applicable and appropriate.
Realizing each team member had to become familiar with each discipline’s processes in order to increase productivity for the entire team is one of the key lessons learned from the disposition of International Space Station hardware when the Space Shuttle Program ended.
NASA’s probe mission quantified the toxic atmosphere of Venus, Earth’s closest planetary neighbor.