The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is the branch of the United States government that is responsible for space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics and aerospace research. It was established in 1958 and is famous for the Apollo moon-landing missions, Skylab space station, Space Shuttle, International Space Station and Orion spacecraft.
To land the Curiosity rover safely on the Red Planet, engineers will risk an unprecedented maneuver so crazy, it just might work.
4 | June 26, 2012 3:00am |
NASA pursues more powerful ways to deliver data across global networks of scientists and engineers -- and even add a Watson-like supercomputer to the International Space Station.
August 23, 2012 3:00am |
NASA's being reorganized again, and former NASA engineer and Georgia Institute of Technology professor Bobby Braun says he has his dream job.
6 | August 12, 2010 12:03am |
The United States' ever-fluctuating plans for NASA is threatening the science and engineering brainpower and workforce development needed to remain a space player.
5 | March 30, 2011 10:15am |
Thanks to ambitions of humans going to Mars one day, technology that turns wastewater into drinking water is improving.
February 14, 2013 7:27am |
A NASA astronaut at the International Space Station on Friday became the first person to "check in" from space, using mobile geolocation service Foursquare.
3 | October 22, 2010 8:24am |
In light of President Obama's recent elimination of NASA's planned moon missions, the agency's manned space program needs a goal, destination and timetable, experts say.
March 16, 2010 7:38am |
A grant to bring an asteroid into orbit will be one of NASA's future goals.
14 | April 9, 2013 5:53am |
Alarming reports from America's space agency reveal an organization lacking in clear direction, and hampered by doubt.
18 | January 25, 2011 6:00pm |
NASA's final Space Shuttle mission countdown is underway and the handwringing over a manned flight hiatus is picking up. The big question: Does the last Shuttle mission signal weakness or a...
15 | July 7, 2011 7:17am |
NASA invested in a company that's developing a 3D printer for pizza.
May 21, 2013 1:03pm |
Staggering satellite photos from NASA reveal that nearly all of the top layer vanished from July 8 through 12. Blame fossil fuels? One NASA boss advocates nuclear power to stop global warming.
60 | July 25, 2012 3:58am |
SkyTran is about as close to flying cars as we'll get, and it could be coming to Tel Aviv.
3 | March 14, 2013 4:00am |
The labs are so underfunded that NASA is in danger of not being able to carry out research.
2 | May 12, 2010 10:38am |
Curiosity has been preparing for its two-year-long mission, and most everything, such as its first drive and first rock zappings, are going well.
1 | August 29, 2012 3:00am |
In a discovery for the history books, the Mars Curiosity rover found evidence that water once flowed on Mars -- and it flowed fast and for possibly as long as millions of years.
1 | September 27, 2012 5:23pm |
Commercial space race about to heat up: a private cargo spacecraft is ready to serve as a resupply line to the International Space Station.
May 17, 2012 10:27pm |
NASA's latest invention promises to augment astronaut's bodies on deep space missions and could help some disabled people regain the ability to walk.
3 | October 14, 2012 2:00pm |
NASA has admitted to 13 security breaches in 2011.
March 5, 2012 3:58am |
NASA is deploying a network of smart cameras across the United States to better understand where meteoroids that enter the Earth's atmosphere come from.
8 | March 15, 2011 8:15am |