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.
Grandma's next cane might rival the high tech gadgetry of your smartphone (and her robot will be way cooler).
1 | February 28, 2013 9:41pm |
You smartphone could soon determine how healthy you are by analyzing your liquid output.
February 27, 2013 8:49pm |
For Dennis Tito, being the first private citizen in space isn't enough -- Mars is next on his calendar.
2 | February 22, 2013 6:23am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about space and satellites.
February 20, 2013 1:05am |
Thanks to ambitions of humans going to Mars one day, technology that turns wastewater into drinking water is improving.
February 14, 2013 7:27am |
Under a proposal by the Prince George's County Board of Education, the school system will take ownership of all work done by the school system's staff and students.
85 | February 7, 2013 4:00am |
CEO Elon Musk puts lithium ion batteries in Tesla cars and SpaceX spacecraft without catching them on fire. He's offered to show Boeing how. He's even airing the drama on Twitter.
15 | January 29, 2013 3:10am |
The "tractor beams" described in science fiction are one step closer to becoming a reality, but the benefits could first be realized in medical laboratories before space.
5 | January 28, 2013 7:08pm |
DELHI -- India's new telescope will beat out the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope in Arizona.
5 | January 28, 2013 12:00am |
Kill distance on a rocket-powered plane from German engineers.
4 | January 25, 2013 6:33am |
There are devices that help those suffering with mobility issues, but few for children with tiny limbs. Where does 3D printing come in?
January 25, 2013 5:26am |
A promotional lease deal on the Mitsubishi i-MiEV may give the plug-in market a boost by ushering in an unprecedented level of affordability.
3 | January 24, 2013 3:58am |
The 201-inch HD display is comprised of 725,000 LEDs and can show 4.4 trillion colors. But it won't fit inside your living room.
8 | January 18, 2013 2:57am |
Humans on Mars is looking more like a reality in the not-too-distant future. But how much would it cost? This infographic breaks it down.
3 | January 17, 2013 7:58am |
Once again, Google Earth has enabled amateur spies to spot curious land development from above.
20 | January 11, 2013 4:15am |
"Breakthrough" live footage of the elusive creature was made possible by innovative technologies that may soon revolutionize deep sea exploration.
2 | January 9, 2013 4:15am |
A whimsical gadget that tracks what you put in your mouth could make dieting a little easier.
January 7, 2013 1:24pm |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about space exploration and satellite technology.
1 | January 7, 2013 12:41am |
As we enter 2013, what are some of the challenges that both airlines and airports will face?
January 3, 2013 5:51am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about the aviation industry.
1 | January 2, 2013 12:20am |