NASA Asking Congress For $490M To Buy Seats On Russian Soyuz Rockets For AstronautsNASA is asking Congress for another half billion dollars to pay Russia to fly astronauts to the International Space Station.
Amazon Proposes Prime Slice Of Air Space For Drone DeliveryAmazon is making a pitch for a prime slice of air space to facilitate high speed package delivery using drones.
NASA Reveals Plan To Redirect Asteroid Chunk Into Moon's OrbitNASA revealed its plans Wednesday to fly robotic spacecraft to asteroids by the end of the decade.
Twin Astronauts Taking Part In Longest Ever NASA Study On Space Travel's Aging EffectsNASA is set to carry out its longest mission ever in an effort to study the effects of space travel on the human body.
NASA To Study Mysterious 'Magnetic Explosions' Between Earth, Sun That Unleash Dangerous X-RaysEarth and the Sun may be 93 million miles apart, but cosmic explosions between the two celestial spheres occur often and with devastating effects--unleashing waves of radiation and disrupting GPS communications, and it is with this danger in mind that next month, NASA will launch four "Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission" satellites, studying these "magnetic reconnections" and better predicting the consequences of these cosmic phenomena.
NASA Ames Delays Viewing Party For 1st Flight Of Orion SpacecraftNASA is trying to launch the next generation of technology with the maiden test flight of the Orion spacecraft.
First Public Tours Of NASA Ames In Nearly 2 Decades, Tickets AvailableFor the first time in 17 years, NASA Ames Research Center will open its normally well-secured gates to the public, allowing behind the scenes tours of the wind tunnels, laboratories, and even a simulated Martian landscape.
NASA Considers Mars Mission With Help Of Tesla's Elon Musk, While Celebrating 45 Years Since Apollo 11 Moon Landing45 years ago, America landed a man on the moon, and years from now, NASA and Tesla founder Elon Musk hope to have already landed a man on Mars, using Musk's SpaceX rocket in a public-private partnership that turns the Apollo program model on its head.
NASA: Supersonic Passenger Jets Closer To Returning To Airports Thanks To Sonic Boom ResearchSan Francisco to New York in two hours? It's been possible for 40 years, as anyone who flew the Concorde from New York to London can tell you, but it's not allowed because of Federal Aviation Administration regulations about supersonic flights over land. Seems people don't like the sound of sonic booms every few hours over their homes, but new research from NASA Ames Research Center, and the facility at Edwards could make sonic booms more tolerable, and make hour-long cross-country flights a reality.
Memorial Day Weekend Meteor Shower Could Dazzle With 200 Meteors Per Hour On May 23rd, 2014NASA announced the discovery of what could become a first ever meteor shower, the May Camelopardalids, delighting skywatchers with 200 meteors per hour for Memorial Day Weekend 2014, and potentially rivaling the Perseid meteor shower in August.
After Surviving Lunar Eclipse, NASA Spacecraft Crashes Into MoonNASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) crashed into the surface of the moon late Thursday night, but controllers are thrilled about the impact after a successful mission studying what little atmosphere the moon has.