Testing and investigation identified an unexpected over-voltage condition as the proximate cause of failure of the radar instrument portion of the Soil Moisture Active Passive mission.
INSIGHT: November 2021
Spotlight on Lessons Learned: Proximate Cause of the SMAP Radar Failure
Webb’s Deployments Most Complex Ever Attempted
Observatory will unfold massive sunshield, mirror in space.
Critical Knowledge inSight: Asking Good Questions
Learn to ask good questions to gather important details about a project.
Podcast Episode 73: James Webb Space Telescope
James Webb Space Telescope Program Director Greg Robinson discusses NASA’s largest and most powerful space science telescope ever constructed.
Artemis I Undergoing Final Rounds of Testing
Team preparing massive rocket for wet dress rehearsal.
This Month in NASA History: Columbia Returns to Space
Crew of STS-2 works through the night on shortened mission.
Podcast Episode 72: Dawn Mission
NASA’s Marc Rayman discusses the legacy of the Dawn mission to the two most massive bodies in the main asteroid belt.
Featured Video: 29 Days on the Edge
The greatest origin story of all unfolds with the James Webb Space Telescope.