A new home on Mars: NASA Langley’s icy concept for living...

NASA photograph When astronauts set foot on Mars, they may stay for months rather than days as they did during Apollo missions to the moon....

Boeing WGS-8 satellite nearly doubles bandwidth for military users

Boeing’s eighth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite will provide nearly twice as much communications bandwidth as previous WGS satellites due to an upgraded digital...

NASA announces early stage innovation space technology research grants

NASA has selected 13 university-led proposals for the study of innovative, early stage technologies that address high priority needs of America's space program. The Early...

Prototype of space station’s advanced plant habitat

NASA photograph by Bill White A high fidelity test version of NASA’s Advanced Plant Habitat, the largest plant chamber built for the agency, arrived at Kennedy...

WorldView-4 to expand availability of high-resolution commercial satellite imagery

Photograph by Peter MerlinOn Nov. 11, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Air Force...

Gemini XII crew masters the challenges of spacewalks

NASA photographGemini XII pilot Buzz Aldrin, left, and command pilot Jim Lovell stand in a Gemini mockup during training at NASA's Manned Spacecraft...

NASA awards contract for sustainable land imaging spacecraft

NASA has awarded a delivery order under the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III (Rapid III) contract to Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Va., known publicly...

Divers practice Orion water recovery techniques in giant pool

NASA photograph by James BlairU.S. Navy divers, Air Force pararescuemen and Coast Guard rescue swimmers practice Orion recovery techniques Sept. 21, at the...

Spacecraft ‘nuclear batteries’ could get a boost from new materials

https://youtu.be/47UotH8-9VU No extension cord is long enough to reach another planet, and there's no spacecraft charging station along the way. That's why researchers are hard at...

Long-serving DSCS satellite takes over role of linking Antarctic researchers to...

National Science Foundation photographA legacy U.S. Air Force communications satellite built by Lockheed Martin enhances Internet access at the South Pole. Nearly 21...