Enough with Olympia, let's focus on this place. Photo by Chris Hadfield/NASA Washington Filmworks has announced that SB 6027 (the bill to expand the incentive fund for film production in Washington from $3.5 million to $10 million a year) "was not included in the final budget" of the state legislature. Show More Summary
NASA's probe is a mere 10 million miles from the enigmatic dwarf planet at the farthest reaches of the solar system
Don't worry—NASA's on it.
A NASA satellite captured a mass eruption on the sun's surface June 30.
Our Sun has been quite active over the past several weeks, ejecting giant strands of stellar debris into the cosmos. NASA scientists recently captured a video of one particularly eye-catching explosion that produced a dramatic arch across the sun’s surface. Read more...
If a NASA experimental program pans out, the first aircraft on Mars could be a flying wing. Under development at NASA Armstrong, the Prandtl–m is a flying wing glider designed to fly piggyback with a future Mars rover mission to provide low-altitude reconnaissance. Show More Summary
NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory caught this image of an eruption on the side of the sun on June 18, 2015. The eruption ultimately escaped the sun, growing into a substantial coronal mass ejection, or CME — a giant cloud of solar material.
In honor of National Asteroid Day, we are taking a look at NASA's mission to vacuum on the asteroid Bennu. Continue reading ? The post NASA’s mission to vacuum on the asteroid Bennu appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
NASA says the two bright planets will be "a jaw-dropping one-third of a degree apart" around sunset. It's the closest they'll come in their current 24-year cycle.
Europa mission planner Bobak Ferdowsi on Star Trek, haircuts, and NASA's search for life. On August 6, 2012, NASA's control room was gripped by seven minutes of terror as the Curiosity Rover descended through the Martian atmosphere.Show More Summary
Four hundred years ago, the astronomer Galileo's discovery of Jupiter's four large moons forever changed humanity's view of the universe, helping to bring about the understanding that Earth was not the center of all motion. Today one of these Galilean...
When Avatar came out, James Cameron boasted that it would be the first solar-powered movie franchise in history. Now the director, deep-sea explorer, NASA advisor, and all around badass has turned his attention to designing cinematic-quality solar panels for the rest of us. Read more...
It has not been a wonderful couple months for teaching children the joys of spaceflight. On the other hand, we've done a pretty good job of instilling the soul-crushing reality that life is a slog in which you'll face disappointment after disappointment. Show More Summary
As NASA plans for the possibility of manned missions to extraterrestrial planets, the agency is starting to realize those bulky old spacesuits hanging in the closet may need some serious upgrades.
A video posted to YouTube on June 21 - claiming to show three UFOs leaving the Earth’s atmosphere, and accusing NASA of deliberately cutting its feed from the Space Station - has been going viral.
Prior to Microsoft announcing its augmented-reality headset HoloLens as a potential Minecraft peripheral, NASA was already using it to help remote teams across earth and space better communicate. This weekend NASA was to ship a couple of units of the spiffy under development headset to the International Space Station. Show More Summary
NASA's LEAPTech X-plane Will Fly with 18 Electric Motors and Tiny Wings: NASA’s X-plane program has, for the past 70 years, demonstrated some of the most exciting and innovative aircraft ever flown, including rockets and robots, scramjets and spacecraft (and lots more). Show More Summary
SpaceX officials say they will be holding daily meetings with NASA and the Air Force in hopes of quickly determining what caused an unmanned rocket carrying cargo for the International Space Station to explode in midair just minutes after liftoff Sunday.
Loss of a SpaceX resupply mission comes at an awkward time for NASA's private spaceflight contractors