Benedict Cumberbatch looks mighty fine as he suits up to attend the 2014 Breakthrough Prize Awards Ceremony held at NASA Ames Research Center on Sunday evening (November 9) in Mountain View, Calif. The 38-year-old actor was joined by Eddie Redmayne and Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg as they all hit the stage to present [...]
An incredible 4K time-lapse video of the Sun was compiled by James Tyrwhitt-Drake from more than 17,000 images taken by the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory and Helioviewer.org. The video shows the massive and active sunspot AR 2192, the largest in 22 years, as the Sun rotates during the period of October 14th to 30th, 2014. via Alltop, […]
NASA's Orion spacecraft was designed to eventually carry astronauts into deep space. After years of development, it will soon be rolled out to a launch pad at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station ahead of its first unmanned test flight, scheduled for early December. CBS Space Contributor Bill Harwood joins CBSN with more.
This is the loneliest funeral march I've ever seen. This photo from November 5th was taken during a NASA mission called Operation IceBridge, the goal of which is to survey polar ice. But it also captured the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV-64), a Kitty Hawk-class supercarrier being towed by a comparatively tiny tugboat. Show More Summary
Last week, NASA released two videos in 3-D -- A tour of the International Space Station and the goofy clip above, where astronauts build up a water bubble and float a camera inside of it. We've embedded the 2-D version of the video under...Show More Summary
After years of using Moffett Field as the home and launch pad for its fleet of private jets, Google has agreed to a deal in which it will lease the airfield from NASA for the next 60 years. As part of the lease, Google will take over operations of the airfield while the U.S. government retains ownership of the land. Read More
Depending on Russia to get our astronauts up to space station "not a great thing," says director.
Air travel produces roughly 5 percent of all carbon dioxide emissions, edging us closer to an era of runaway climate change. As part of an ongoing effort to develop greener planes and reduce the aviation industry's environmental impact, NASA recently tested
In 1960, the astronomer Francis Drake pointed a radio telescope located in Green Bank, West Virginia, toward two Sun-like stars 11 light years away. His hope: to pick up a signal that would prove intelligent life might be out there....
It was a stellar evening in Mountain View, California last night (November 9) as Seth MacFarlane hosted the Breakthrough Prize Awards Ceremony at the NASA Ames Research Center. “Sex Tape” starlet Cameron Diaz showed up for the affair,...Show More Summary
First revealed to the public earlier this year, NASA and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory have finally begun testing what they hope will be a revolutionary new airplane wing design that replaces moving parts with shape-changing assemblies allowing wings to bend and twist to maneuver a craft through the air. Read more...
Christina Aguilera turned heads in a revealing red dress at the Breakthrough Prize Awards Ceremony Hosted By Seth MacFarlane at NASA Ames Research Center on Sunday. The new mom, who gave birth to her second child, daughter Summer Rain, in August, wowed in a low-cut Rubin Singer dress as she posed with her fiance Matthew Rutler at the event. Show More Summary
The “Siding Spring” comet that approached Mars last month, has had an unexpectedly heavy impact of the Red Planet’s atmosphere, NASA says.
Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan make a rare red carpet appearance together as a couple at the 2014 Breakthrough Prize Awards Ceremony held at NASA Ames Research Center on Sunday evening (November 9) in Mountain View, Calif. The couple, who attended the event hosted by funnyman Seth MacFarlane, have [...]
The first airplane ever flown, the Wright Flyer, used "wing-warping," in which pulleys twisted the trailing edge of the airfoil for roll control. Ironically, NASA is now revisiting that tech in a way by flight-testing the FlexFoil, a system that...
Three International Space Station crew members made their way back to Earth Sunday night with Commander Max Suraev, and Flight Engineers Reid Wiseman and Alexander Gerst touching down in Kazakhstan NASA says the crew “set a milestone...Show More Summary
Footage from NASA shows Maxim Suraev, Alexander Gerst, and Reid Wiseman touch safely back down to earth in the Soyuz-13M capsule at 10:58 p.m. EST
Christina Aguilera makes her first red carpet appearance since welcoming her baby daughter Summer at the 2014 Breakthrough Prize Awards Ceremony held at NASA Ames Research Center on Sunday evening (November 9) in Mountain View, Calif. The 33-year-old entertainer walked the carpet with her fiance Matthew Rutler just three months after giving birth – she [...]
The flash was bright enough to be picked up by a NASA camera over 500 miles away
Everyone's favorite camera-on-a-stick boldy goes where no camera-on-a-stick has gone before... inside a water bubble aboard the International Space Station... Bloomberg explains... During Expedition 40 in the summer of 2014, NASA astronauts...Show More Summary