Published: Jan. 27, 2023

Janus renderingsDan Scheeres was interviewed by on progress and setbacks with the Janus asteroid probe mission.

Scheeres, a distinguished professor in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, is the the principal investigator for the project, which was planned to launch two probes on asteroid rendezvous missions.

Unfortunately, a delay in the launch of the rocket Janus was to ride on means the probes will no longer be able to reach their intended destination.

Read the full piece and the prospect for Janus' future at