Government IT: 10 NASA Missions to the Moon, Mars and Beyond

 
 
By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2010-05-02 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
While much of the focus on NASA lately has concerned the end of the space shuttle program, it's fascinating to look at the unmanned space missions that have taught us so much about the celestial bodies around us. Since the 1970s, NASA has been sending probes to nearly every planet in our solar system, sending back information (and images) of priceless value. With the exception of the Apollo mission, all these spacecraft were unmanned, and some even today are continuing their lonely missions into the deep reaches of the universe.
 
 
 

10 NASA Missions to the Moon, Mars and Beyond

by Nathan Eddy
10 NASA Missions to the Moon, Mars and Beyond
 
 
 
 
 
Nathan Eddy is Associate Editor, Midmarket, at eWEEK.com. Before joining eWEEK.com, Nate was a writer with ChannelWeb and he served as an editor at FierceMarkets. He is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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