Educators learn about effects on humans from long-term space exposure

NASA photograph by Lauren HughesParticipants are learning about the electromagnetic spectrum as they look through diffraction slides that bend visible light unto rainbow...

Lockheed Martin readies sensitive IR instruments for NASA telescope

Lockheed Martin photographNIRCam (left) beat requirements during final cryogenic testing with the Integrated Science Instrument Module for the James Webb Space Telescope. The...

NASA selects instrument team to build next-gen planet hunter

Mark Hanna/NOAO/AURA/NSF photographThe NEID instrument, to be completed in 2019, will be installed on the 3.5-meter WIYN telescope at the Kitt Peak National...

NASA selects educators to fly with astronomers on SOFIA

NASA has selected 11 educator teams for its 2016 Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program. The program is a professional development opportunity for educators designed to improve...

Educators learn about space station research

NASA photograph by Lauren HughesRegional educators learned about the space station research being conducted. Shown is one of the teachers donning an astronaut's...

SOFIA indicates star eruptions create, scatter elements with earth-like composition

NASA/ESA/STScI/AURA/NSF/Mike Shara, Bob Williams, David Zurek, Dina PrialnikAn image from the Hubble Space Telescope showing debris expanding into space from a typical nova...

NASA recognizes outstanding small businesses with industry awards

The winners of the Fiscal Year 2015 agency-level Small Business Industry Awards were announced March 8 during the spring 2016 NASA Industry Forum meeting...

Virgin Galactic, The Spaceship Company unveil VSS Unity

Photograph by Linda KC ReynoldsVirgin Galactic pilot, Mark Stucky poses, with VG Senior Vice President of Operations Mike Moses, and pilots Michael Masucci...

Millennium Space Systems begins spacecraft integration of Air Force’s WVOV testbed

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--Millennium Space Systems started spacecraft integration of the U.S. Air Force's Wide Field of View Testbed. The WFOV spacecraft bus platform will be...

Air Force rolls out fiscal year 2017 space budget

Air Force leaders met with the media to discuss specifics of the service’s fiscal year 2017 space budget at the Pentagon Feb. 11. Winston A....