About Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is a research & development center located in California, owned & sponsored by NASA & managed by the California Institute of Technology.
Their primary focus is building & operating robotic spacecraft for planetary exploration, as well as conducting Earth-orbit and astronomy missions, as well as operating the Deep Space Network.
JPL is working on several significant projects, including Mars 2020, the Mars Science Laboratory, Juno, SMAP, NuSTAR, and the upcoming Psyche asteroid orbiter. Additionally, JPL manages the Small-Body Database and provides data and publications for all small Solar System bodies.