It's been a long time coming, but this week NASA's Mars Opportunity rover completed the first-ever Martian marathon. After landing on the Red Planet in January 2004 on a mission originally planned to... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Shortly after 7:30 am Eastern time this morning, a seven-year space voyage at last reached its final destination: NASA's Dawn mission entered orbit around Ceres, a small, icy world orbiting the sun... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Ever since President George W. Bush's decision to retire the space shuttles in the aftermath 2003's Columbia disaster, NASA's human spaceflight program has been adrift. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
You can get over 1,000 free programs from NASA, thanks to the second release of NASA’s online software catalog, which debuted last year. The catalogue includes every piece of software that NASA built for itself, ranging from project management and inventory programs to design software for rockets and crewed spacecraft. Read more...
The hope is that 3D printing and the incorporation of spacecraft waste and materials from the alien world can in turn help address affordable housing on Earth.
“Leaving Orbit” chronicles the last days of NASA’s shuttle program in the context of the larger “heroic era” of spaceflight.
Photo courtesy of NASA. Click to enlarge. The environment outside Earth's atmosphere is unforgiving—humans could last maybe 3 minutes in the vacuum of space before expiring. (Luckily, they'd only be conscious for about 15 seconds ofShow More Summary
Here's the latest image from NASA's Dawn Mission, now in orbit around the protoplanet Ceres in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, with a clear shot of those mysterious bright spots first sighted months ago. The composition of the material causing these bright areas is still unknown as of...
It happened to the dinosaurs - and there's a good chance it might happen to us. Well, not US-us, because anyone reading this might be long dead by the time that sort of thing happens. But STILL. It's good to have a plan. Thankfully, NASA is teaming up with the European Space Agency (ESA) to come up with one.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A GOP-controlled House panel Wednesday approved a $51 billion measure providing the Justice Department and NASA with modest budget hikes, but the legislation falls well short of what's needed to win President Barack Obama's signature. Continue reading ? The post House panel approves $51B for NASA, Justice Dept. Show More Summary
The White House weighed in Wednesday with a letter attacking the measure for failing to fund next-generation weather satellites for midrange forecasts, shortfalls in census funding that could cost taxpayers more in the long run and the...Show More Summary
image via flag of planet earth As NASA readies itself for an eventual mission to Mars, scientists, biologists, engineers, and even psychologists have weighed in on the technical, and neurological necessities to ensure a human being is...Show More Summary
The bill increases funding for space exploration and efforts to fight cybercrime but cuts legal aid for the poor, the decennial census and weather satellites.
Alex Yarde's exclusive interview with spokesperson Mr. Burt Ulrich regarding how NASA advised on Tomorrowland! The post Tomorrowland Interview with NASA Liaison Bert Ulrich appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Talk about poor timing! Just as President Obama is about to give the commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy on the subject of the perils of global warming, a report has come out in Forbes Magazine that updated NASA data reveals...Show More Summary
Houseplants are awesome indoor air cleaners, but some of them are more effective than others at filtering out pollutants and toxic chemicals in the air. This infographic highlights the best air-filtering plants, according to a NASA study. Read more...
A couple weeks back I got a chance to chat briefly with director Brad Bird and talk about his newest film Tomorrowland. I asked for an update on the long-rumored Iron Giant blu-ray release, what it means and doesn’t necessarily mean to be a live-action Disney film, the super slick modern look of Tomorrowland vs. Show More Summary
The rest of the last piece of one of Antarctica’s huge ice shelves will be gone within the next few years, according to NASA. There is a remnant of the Larsen B Ice Shelf, which has been around for the last 10,000 years that was the main focus of the
The US Air Force’s X-37B spaceplane is being readied for its fourth flight, lifted atop a United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket on a classified mission for Air Force Space Command, NASA announced on its website on Tuesday.
Apple Pay, the mobile money platform introduced by Apple last year, has reached a level of popularity that can only be described as “out of this world.” Perhaps that’s why NASA is the among the latest supporters of the payments platform. On Tuesday, Apple augmented the list of organizations and financial institutions to adopt Apple […]