Record Number Of Wannabe Astronauts Apply For Mars FlightA NASA campaign to recruit potential astronauts for a flight to Mars may have worked too well.
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.
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.
6 Extraterrestrial Surf Spots To Try To Catch An Alien WaveWith all the discoveries about extraterrestrial water this month, the question arose -- where is the BEST place to catch alien waves, assuming you had a "wet suit" to protect you from extreme heat and cold (and give you oxygen), that you could survive a 1-2 year space journey to get there, and had a pretty good sponsor to pony up $10 billion or so. There technically is only one place where the surf truly is up...
Oakland Finalist For One-Way Mission To Mars: ‘Why Not Leave Earth?’A Bay Area woman is a step closer to winning a trip to the red planet. The catch is that it’s only one-way. Kenya Armbrister of Oakland is one of 100 finalists who could leave Earth forever in 2024.
NASA Head Envisions Bright Future For Ames Research Center In Mountain ViewThe Ames Research Center will play an important role in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s future, despite sequestration cuts that have impacted some day to day operations recently, said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.
Bay Area Luxury Travel Agents Booking $200K Space FlightsAs a Bay Area luxury travel agent for more than three decades, Lynda Turley Garrett never thought she’d be selling trips to outer space.
South Bay Travel Agent Selling Tickets To SpaceThe tickets are being offered to those interested in traveling into space on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two.
Virgin Galactic's Spaceship Launcher Circles Bay Area SkiesA unique, spaceship-launching aircraft flew over the San Francisco Bay Wednesday morning in conjunction with the opening of a renovated terminal at San Francisco International Airport.
NASA's Top Man In The Bay Area Makes Bold PredictionThink you have a long commute now? Imagine moving to another planet and relying on your smart phone to keep you connected to your earthly counterparts.