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NASA Extends Mission Of Eight Mars And Lunar Probes To Uncover Deeper Cosmic Secret

NASA Extends Mission Of Eight Mars And Lunar Probes To Uncover Deeper Cosmic Secret

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To make sure our understanding of the universe keeps expanding, NASA has extended the services of eight of its spacecraft for a few more years.

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Impressed by the productivity of its planetary probes, NASA said that most of these spacecraft will be operational for at least three more years.

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Notably, most of these robots are deployed to examine Mars but the list of spacecraft also includes the asteroid-scooping OSIRIS-REx, which is currently on its way to Earth.

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NASA's eight extended mission

1. OSIRIS-REx

Short for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer, the OSIRIS spacecraft was launched to asteroid Bennu for collecting samples.

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4. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

3. The InSight Lander

2. MAVEN

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5. Mars Science Laboratory

6. New Horizon

7. Mars Odyssey 

8. Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

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