The mission ended in 2003, but a bunch of its data had never been studied closely.
NASA says some of the rover's instruments will still find their way to the Moon.
The lander does use essentially the same shield, but its equipment has been double-checked.
TESS stands for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, and its mission is to identify planets orbiting the brightest stars in our neighborhood of the universe.
The Great Red Spot is 1.3 times the size of the Earth.
Wall-E and Eva were nicknamed in honor of characters from the Pixar film, thanks to the scene in which Wall-E uses a fire extinguisher to dance through space, which mimics how these two real spacecraft will move.
TESS will scour the skies for signs of undiscovered worlds.
Scientists are excited about the prospect the mission holds for new discoveries, but if you're just learning about the mission now, here's what you need to know.
“Mercury is just so weird and so exotic compared to the Moon and other terrestrial planets,” Kathleen Vander Kaaden, a planetary scientist at the engineering company Jacobs Engineering Group working on a contract at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Texas, told Newsweek.
The idea behind Shapeshifter is that a handful of individual units would work together to create a variety of modular designs, each with a different skill.
“These lenses are amazing cosmic telescopes.”
NASA asked kids to submit their depictions of exoplanets for the satellite's launch.
“We’ve had space junk falling out of the sky on a regular basis.”