Five tips for photographing Aug. 21 total solar eclipse

NASA photograph by Robin CordinerPeople watch a partial eclipse in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on March 20, 2015. The total solar eclipse crossing America on...

Northrop Grumman’s Astro Aerospace completes PDR for Inmarsat 6’s L-band reflectors

CARPINTERIA, Calif. -- Astro Aerospace, a Northrop Grumman business, completed a successful Preliminary Design Review of the nine meter L-band reflectors for two Airbus...

Sunshield layers fully integrated on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

The five sunshield layers responsible for protecting the optics and instruments of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope are now fully installed. Northrop Grumman, which designed...

NASA Wallops successful launch rocks with student experiments

NASA photograph by Berit BlandParticipants attending Rocket Week gather for a group photo following the successful launch of the RockOn and RockSat-C experiments. A...

Webb Telescope set for testing in space simulation chamber

NASA photograph by Desiree Stover NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope sits in front of the door to Chamber A, a giant thermal vacuum chamber located...

Plants to feed this, other worlds

NASA photograph NASA astronaut Steve Swanson harvests red romaine lettuce on the space station, the first fresh produce grown and eaten in space. The...

Boeing-built satellite will enhance global high-speed broadband network

SpaceX photographInmarsat-5 F4 lifted off May 15 from Kennedy Space Center aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The fourth Boeing...

Testing prepares NASA’s space launch system for liftoff

NASA photograph by Les YeahDave Chan simulates ground winds on the rocket during liftoff by using what’s called smoke flow visualization. This technique...

NASA eyes fusion reactor engines, extraterrestrial drilling, other far-out technologies

NASA has selected 399 research and technology proposals from 277 American small businesses and 44 research institutions that will enable NASA's future missions into...

Potential Mars airplane resumes flight

NASA photograph by Lauren HughesDave Berger, right, and John Bodylski prepare the Prandtl-M for a test flight. Flight tests have resumed on subscale aircraft...