In the late 1960s and early 1970s, NASA launched the Apollo missions to the moon that ultimately landed 12 astronauts on the lunar surface in a series of historic missions. Or did they? Yes, the Apollo astronauts did land on... ...
NASA satellites can see our living Earth breathe.
Hello darkness, my old friend...
The future of commercial aircraft will probably include long, thin, flexible wings that reduce weight and drag for extra efficiency and ride comfort. NASA and Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works division have been flight testing an experimental...Show More Summary
Built by Sierra Nevada Corporation, the space plane that brings to mind NASA’s retired shuttles completed a successful test flight and landing on Saturday.
It only lasted a minute. And it flew from just 12,500 feet. But Saturday’s first-ever successful test flight of a miniature, new-generation space shuttle was something of a coup for the Sierra Nevada Corp., which had been waiting years to fly. The company is under contract from NASA to fly its Dream Chaser spaceplane to the […]
Sierra Nevada Corp.'s Dream Chaser hopes to fly cargo to the International Space Station by 2020.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The final warning was issued on Tropical depression Haiku on Nov. 12 as it was dissipating due to strong vertical wind shear. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the storm as it was fading.
Three astronauts put a positive spin on the old adage: In space, no one can hear you scream.
Welcome to Asgardia, the first ever space nation. An experiment in philosophy, legality, and technology, the space kingdom (a miniature satellite named Asgardia-1) launched Sunday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. “We […] The post Asgardia, First ‘Space Nation,’ Launches to Infinity and Beyond appeared first on Geek.com.
Astronomers around the world will have immediate access to early data from specific science observations from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, which will be completed within the first five months of Webb's science operations. These...Show More Summary
The dolphin sketch borrows its premise from the life of Margaret Howe, a volunteer naturalist who worked with NASA in an effort to teach dolphins to speak. What: A very, uh, stimulating sketch about dolphin scientists. Read Full Sto...
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Thanks to an in-depth look into the composition of gas in the Perseus galaxy cluster, Japan's Hitomi mission has given scientists new insights into the stellar explosions that formed its chemical elements.
Uber has signed an agreement with NASA to create a brand new air traffic control system to support their forthcoming UberAir service. The flying taxi service is being developed in Dubai, Dallas, and Los Angeles. Read more... More about Travel, Nasa, Technology, Transportation, and Mashable Video
The Antares rocket lifted the Cygnus spacecraft, carrying 3.3 tons of material for researchers at the ISS. This included 14 cubesats to study high speed optical transmission of data called the Optical Communications and Sensor Demonstration (OCSD) project. One of...
Let’s get a couple of things out of the way right up front. First, NASA needs help coming up with names for new space objects. The subject of this article is named OGLE, which is bad enough, but its full name is OGLE-2016-BLG-1190Lb, a string of letters and numbers that would be better in a... Read more »
A total of 7,400 pounds of cargo was sent to the six astronauts on board.
Every 53 days the Juno probe completes a close flyby of Jupiter. On Tuesday October 24, Juno successfully completed its eighth science flyby out of a planned twelve before the scheduled mission end in July next year. After NASA uploaded...Show More Summary
The Sunday launch of an Antares rocket from Wallop Islands has some 7,400 pounds aboard. The rocket was developed by private firm Orbital ATK, which conducts supply missions for NASA.