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...

Raytheon completes development of 3rd Generation Bradley Commander’s Primary Sight

Raytheon's Missile Systems business has completed the development of its 3rd Generation Commander's Primary Sight ahead of the U.S. Army's anticipated Improved FLIR lethality...

Virgin Galactic wins NASA contract to launch satellites on LauncherOne

NASA announced Oct. 14 that it has awarded commercial spaceline Virgin Galactic a $4.7 million contract for the launch of more than a dozen...

Last of 12 GPS IIF satellites arrive at Cape Canaveral for...

Air Force photograph by James RainerA quality assurance team from the 45th Launch Group off-loads an Air Force GPS IIF-12 satellite from a...