NASA selects MIT-led TESS project for 2017 mission
April 5, 2013$200 million project will launch telescopes to perform full-sky search for transiting exoplanets.
Students take control of satellites on the International Space Station
January 15, 2013200 high-school students participate in MIT’s annual Zero Robotics competition.
MIT-developed ‘microthrusters’ could propel small satellites
August 17, 2012As small as a penny, these thrusters run on jets of ion beams.
Research update: SPHERES to get powerful magnets and goggles
August 2, 2012New wireless power and camera setups will expand the mini-satellites’ vision and navigation capabilities.
Tiny 3-D chips
February 28, 2012MIT researchers develop a new approach to producing three-dimensional microchips.