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.
Wondering which Web sites the world's smartest group of people likes the best? Mensa has named its top 50 sites for 2010.
1 | March 22, 2010 10:20am |
At age 18, Erika DeBenedictis has created a software navigation system that would let spacecraft find the fastest and most fuel-efficient transit routes through the solar system.
2 | March 18, 2010 4:00am |
One commentator explains why 'decades if business-IT acrimony' came to a head during the recent economic slowdown.
March 16, 2010 9:51am |
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 |
Space Exploration Technologies, one of the leading players in that privatization of space travel, inked an agreement to carry a Space Systems/Loral satellite aboard its Falcon 9 rocket as early as...
March 15, 2010 5:25am |
President Obama effectively canceled NASA's manned space program. So what's the next step for bringing man back to the moon?
6 | March 11, 2010 1:11pm |
New white paper explores Web 2.0's potential to reshape government policies, programs and structure.
March 9, 2010 5:04pm |
NASA on March 16-18 will host a water sustainability forum via its Launch initiative. Here's a look at the roster.
1 | March 9, 2010 12:47pm |
Weâ€™re relying more than ever on systems and technology for our day-to-day existence and commerce, and at the same time, the impact of system glitches are magnified to the nth power.
1 | March 4, 2010 4:30am |
The Feb. 27 earthquake that killed more than 700 people in Chile probably shifted the Earth's axis and shortened the day, a NASA scientist said.
March 2, 2010 11:37am |
NASA satellite bots; NYC Superfund; sustainable greenwashing; HumanCar NEV; rebranding Grand Central Terminal.
March 2, 2010 11:27am |
One woman gives her personal account of the magnitude 8.8 earthquake in Chile, while two scientists explain what happened and what they've learned from it.
1 | March 2, 2010 10:44am |
Zipping around the earth's atmosphere, or even to the moon, may require a different kind of insurance.
1 | February 26, 2010 9:33am |
Amateur documentary film maker Win Perkins has produced videos that tell the story of Lindbergh's historic transatlantic crossing. They are engrossing.
February 26, 2010 4:00am |
The Bloom Energy fuel cell resolves a longstanding problem that have made fuel cells uneconomical. Its engineers replaced an expensive platinum component with a low cost ceramic made from sand....
3 | February 25, 2010 8:54am |
Elon Musk's critics have come out of the woodwork because President Obama's NASA budget favors private rocket companies over traditional and expensive NASA space flight programs. Are Musk and...
4 | February 24, 2010 1:54pm |
In some ways the Bloom Energy device is regressive. Any kind of hydrocarbon gas is the feedstock -- it can use natural gas or biogas -- and one of the outputs is carbon dioxide.
1 | February 22, 2010 11:40am |
Radioactive volcanoes; Chicago: startup capital?; Campbell's new soup can; mobile sunspots; blood clot ultrasound.
2 | February 19, 2010 12:58pm |
Analyzing impact by economic sector rather than chemical species, NASA scientists have determined that motor vehicles are the greatest contributor to atmospheric warming, "now and in the near term."
12 | February 19, 2010 10:18am |
LIBS has been around for some time, but the big news is that it's now cheap and portable.
1 | February 17, 2010 11:07am |