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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December 20, 2009 9:55am |
NASA on Monday successfully launched a new infrared telescope into space to scan the cosmos for undiscovered asteroids and comets that could threaten Earth.
1 | December 14, 2009 6:25am |
Boeing has picked next Tuesday for the 787 Dreamliner's first flight. But don't bet on it: the date is tentative based on the weather assuming no last minute technical glitches. Rain and snow...
3 | December 10, 2009 7:13pm |
Virgin Galactic co-founder Richard Branson now has a commercial space ship to take his paying passengers into the heavens. The SpaceShipTwo VSS Enterprise debuted yesterday and is slated to take...
1 | December 8, 2009 12:28pm |
The director of the prestigious British research center named in the "Climategate" controversy has stepped down pending an investigation.
3 | December 2, 2009 11:55am |
Entrepreneur, scientist and adventurer Greg Olsen talks about the hazards of stray voltage on Earth.
5 | December 2, 2009 4:00am |
Buzz Aldrin's Huffington Post column this Thanksgiving Day urges we extend the Space Shuttle's life by five years and drop this silly notion of building new space capsules.
8 | November 26, 2009 6:05am |
A new map of Mars based on NASA data shows that Mars once had a humid, rainy climate, according to newly published research.
November 24, 2009 8:12am |
Exponential growth in machine intelligence is creating new opportunities for growth and problem-solving unimaginable even a few years ago
14 | November 18, 2009 9:22pm |
The editors at Time magazine might not be the final arbiters of which innovations for 2009 will have the greatest impact on mankind, but its list fires the imagination and inspires the soul.
1 | November 16, 2009 7:00am |
A NASA mission that ended in October with a deliberate crash into the moon's south pole finds H2O.
3 | November 16, 2009 4:00am |
NASA on Friday said that it had unequivocally found water on the moon, beginning "a new chapter" that may allow for the development of a lunar space station.
1 | November 13, 2009 1:31pm |
A robot has taken the first small step toward the building of a real space elevator, soaring more than a half-mile above the Mojave Desert in four minutes.
November 5, 2009 12:22pm |
Get ready for green plastic bottles and cutlery. Green algae, the photosynthetic organism used as a biofuel, has now been put to use as sustainable bioplastic.
6 | November 2, 2009 9:54am |
The center is a joint venture between the University of Colorado and Sierra Nevada Corp., which includes a space systems division.
October 30, 2009 8:17am |
NASA's newest rocket blasted off on a brief test flight Wednesday, after a day's delay due to poor weather.
1 | October 28, 2009 10:24am |
On average, there's a 52.4 percent chance of failure for missions to Mars, according to an infographic using data collected since 1960.
2 | October 22, 2009 10:03am |
For the first time in 25 years, a new vehicle has left NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center, and its payload -- the Arex I-X rocket -- promises to return humans to space.
7 | October 20, 2009 11:24am |
NASA plans to begin an extensive aerial survey of Antarctica to better understand the impact of global warming.
9 | October 14, 2009 12:57pm |
NASA recently launched spacecraft into the moon's surface in the search for signs of water. New satellite thermal images give insight into what the scientists were aiming to do.
3 | October 14, 2009 10:54am |