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NASA completes Critical Design Review for Space Launch System

NASA imageArtist concept of the Block I configuration of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS). The SLS Program has completed its critical design review,...

NASA calls for American industry ideas on ARM spacecraft development

NASA imageArtists concept of NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Robotic Mission capturing an asteroid boulder before redirecting it to a astronaut-accessible orbit around Earth's moon. NASA,...

Asteroid sample mission spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx, completed at Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin photographThe high gain antenna and solar arrays were installed on the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft prior to it moving to environmental testing.Lockheed Martin...

Daily views of Earth available on new NASA website

NASA launched a new website Monday so the world can see images of the full, sunlit side of the Earth every day. The images are...

NASA ER-2 is legacy of six decades of achievement

CIA photographGround crewmen prepare a CIA U-2 for a training flight at Watertown Strip, Nevada. Note NACA markings on the wing and tail. Sixty...

Students advance Mars airplane concept

When you're designing an airplane that could one day be the first to fly on Mars, the answer cannot be found in the back...

NASA aeronautics on display at Fiesta

NASA photograph by Jay LevineTravis Bator views models of what future aircraft might look like. He especially liked the idea of supersonic commercial...

NASA instruments head to Germany for alternative fuels research

Credits: NASA/Bruce AndersonThe German Aerospace Center's Airbus 320 sits "downfield" from a pair of NASA-operated sampling inlets that measure jet engine exhaust emissions. NASA's...

NASA awards VCLS contracts for CubeSat satellites

NASA’s Launch Services Program has awarded multiple Venture Class Launch Services contracts to provide small satellites (SmallSats) -- also called CubeSats, microsats or nanosatellites...

Cassini begins series of flybys with close-up of Saturn moon Enceladus

NASA/JPL-Caltech photographEarlier in Cassini's mission at Saturn, northern terrains on the ocean-bearing icy moon Enceladus were in the shadow of winter. NASA's Cassini spacecraft...