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Space & Technology

Technology developed for lunar landings makes self-driving cars safer on Earth

NASA is advancing a laser-based technology designed to help spacecraft land on a proverbial dime for missions to the Moon and Mars. The technology will...

New educational website celebrates 20 years of space station science

Orbiting some 250 miles overhead is the International Space Station, the brightest object in the night sky, except for the Moon and Venus. For almost...

NASA seeks next class of flight directors for human spaceflight missions

NASA is looking for leaders for one of the best jobs on Earth for human spaceflight – including missions to the Moon – the...
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SpaceX launches with SAOCOM 1B spacecraft

On Aug. 30, 2020, at 7:19 p.m., EDT, SpaceX's Falcon 9 successfully lifted off carrying the SAOCOM 1B mission. This mission put both the SAOCOM 1B...

Five auto innovations driven by NASA

Space technology developed by and for NASA has made its way into cars and even onto the NASCAR track. Future collaborations with the auto...

Boeing’s Starliner makes progress ahead of flight test with astronauts

NASA and Boeing continue to make progress toward the company’s second uncrewed flight test of the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft prior to flying astronauts to...

NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps joins first operational Boeing crew mission to...

NASA has assigned astronaut Jeanette Epps to NASA’s Boeing Starliner-1 mission, the first operational crewed flight of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on a mission...

Space Force hosts upcoming Space Force Pitch Day in Spring 2021

The U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center is hosting the Space Force Pitch Day event in the spring of 2021. The event is...

Northrop Grumman completes first qualification test of new GEM 63XL rocket...

Northrop Grumman conducted its first ground test of an extended length 63-inch-diameter Graphite Epoxy Motor (GEM 63XL) Aug. 13, 2020, in Promontory, Utah. This variation...

NASA, SpaceX targeting October for next astronaut launch

NASA and SpaceX are targeting no earlier than Oct. 23 for the first operational flight with astronauts of the Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon...