NASA selects six companies to develop prototypes, concepts for deep space...

NASA imageConcept image of the interior of a deep space habitat. NASA has selected six U.S. companies to help advance the Journey to Mars...

NASA selects new technologies for flight tests

NASA photograph by James BlairTechnologies tested during the November 2015 parabolic flight campaign. NASA's Flight Opportunities program has selected 13 space technology payloads to...

NASA names new chair for Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named Patricia Sanders as chair of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, an advisory committee that reports to NASA and...

NASA celebrates air, space at EAA AirVenture 2016

EAA AirVenture photographNASA’s Super Guppy cargo aircraft pulls in the crowds at a previous EAA AirVenture in Wisconsin. When Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh,...

NASA’s Viking data lives on, inspires 40 years later

NASA photograph by David WilliamsData from the Viking biology experiments, which is stored on microfilm, has to be accessed using a microfilm reader....

NASA’s next Mars rover progresses toward 2020 launch

Image courtesy of NASA/JPL-CaltechThis image is from computer-assisted-design work on the Mars 2020 rover. The design leverages many successful features of NASA's Curiosity...

NASA selects five Mars orbiter concept studies

NASA has selected five U.S. aerospace companies to conduct concept studies for a potential future Mars orbiter mission. Such a mission would continue key capabilities...

NASA’s Space Launch System booster passes major milestone on journey to...

NASA photograph by Bill IngallsThe second and final qualification motor (QM-2) test for the Space Launch System’s booster is seen, Tuesday, June 28,...

SOFIA status update

The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), NASA’s flying telescope, was cleared to return to flight on June 27, 2016 (New Zealand date). On June...

NASA uploads app for Apple TV

Apple TV? There’s a NASA app for that. The agency released July 21 its popular NASA app for a new platform, the fourth-generation Apple TV....