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.
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April 26, 2010 3:01am |
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory is sending back photos and data from the sun that could tell us a great deal about the earth.
April 23, 2010 8:20am |
On Saturday, the Hubble Space Telescope will hit the two-decade mark. On April 24, 1990, NASA launched the space observatory aboard the space shuttle Discovery and since then the telescope has...
1 | April 23, 2010 5:44am |
Transocean oil rig, Deepwater Horizon, sinks into the Gulf of Mexico. A fluke accident or ominous warning?
April 22, 2010 1:51pm |
How can the aerospace industry keep talented new recruits in its workforce pool? Offer flexible job assignments and a variety of projects.
5 | April 21, 2010 3:59am |
New asteroids are being discovered every day, dozens of them by the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) launched by NASA last year. Who knows when we might plot one's orbit and find it...
6 | April 20, 2010 1:08pm |
Does the Obama space plan make sense, an an era of fiscal austerity? Or does manned space flight and your fear of Russian dominance in rocketry make you want more money for NASA?
1 | April 16, 2010 11:55am |
From speed dating with like-minded environmentalists to taking part in traditional community cleanups, here are 25 fun ways to commemorate Earth Day all week long.
April 16, 2010 4:00am |
NASA and GM said on Wednesday that the Robonaut 2 (R2), a 300-pound humanoid robot, will be launched into space and move into the International Space Station. The effort will put a robotic...
5 | April 14, 2010 6:49am |
Chrysler and NASA said they have signed a three-year alliance to share information on technologies of mutual interest such as sensors and battery technologies.
1 | April 13, 2010 6:24am |
NASA unveiled new programs that mark a shift toward commercial manned rockets and the development of new technologies to enable deep space exploration.
4 | April 12, 2010 6:22am |
Venus has life if volcanoes past and present fall into that category. And President Obama heads to Florida later next week to offer details for his controversial NASA priorities.
April 9, 2010 2:30pm |
Rachael Manzer is going to space. An elementary and middle school science coach in Connecticut, Manzer is part of the Pathfinder 7, the first cohort of the recently reinstated Teachers in Space...
April 7, 2010 4:01am |
NASA introduces Solo-Trec, an unmanned, underwater robot that runs completely on thermal power. Without energy limits, will a new generation of submersible vehicles plunge into better marine research?
4 | April 6, 2010 11:58am |
The U.S. Transportation Department says it will seek $16.4 million, the maximum penalty, against Toyota for failing to promptly notify the government about defective acceleration pedals in its...
1 | April 5, 2010 1:02pm |
For buyers of Hyundai's upcoming high-end model, the owner's manual will be digitized and loaded on Apple's new box. 'Who reads a 300-page manual anyway?'
April 2, 2010 9:48am |
Our autos are now as technically complex as spacecraft. Meet George Jetson?
8 | March 30, 2010 7:36am |
Watch the live webcast Tuesday as physicists describe their reaction to the first successful collisions in the Large Hadron Collider. Meanwhile, Hubble finds "strongest evidence yet" of dark matter.
March 30, 2010 7:08am |
The lead developer of an exhibit on our Changing Earth debunks some misconceptions about how our planet is evolving -- and how we've affected it.
98 | March 30, 2010 4:00am |
Jerry Larson builds the rockets and hopes to create a marketplace for commercial cargo service. Will Laron's company, Up Aerospace, be the US Airways for cargo or will NASA continue to hold down...
March 25, 2010 10:27am |