Deep Space 1 Stories


10 Things: Looking Back at Deep Space 1

5 min read

Twenty years ago this month, NASA launched a spacecraft designed to test 12 new technologies that could lead to advances in space exploration.


The Prius of Space

6 min read

What if you need to motor somewhere three billion-plus miles off the beaten path - somewhere where neither regular nor premium unleaded have so far feared to tread?


So Long to ‘The Little Spacecraft that Could’

4 min read

Deep Space 1, JPL's successful mission to test 12 advanced technologies in deep space to lower the cost and risk to future science-driven missions that use them for the first time, comes to an end Dec. 18.