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NASA reaches new heights in 2015

In 2015, NASA explored the expanse of our solar system and beyond, and the complex processes of our home planet, while also advancing the...

Aerojet Rocketdyne to mature development of 1-Newton GR-1 thruster

Aerojet Rocketdyne has been selected for a public-private partnership with NASA to mature the design of the 1-Newton GR-1 monopropellant thruster, which uses a...

SpaceX launches rocket 6 months after accident, then lands

SpaceX photographNine minutes following the successful launch of ORBCOMM’s OG2 communications satellites was the first-ever successful landing of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 first stage...

Astronaut Scott Kelly on a spacewalk

Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly on a Dec. 21, 2015, spacewalk, in which Kelly and Flight Engineer Tim Kopra successfully moved the International Space...

45th SW launches ORBCOMM, lands first stage booster

The 45th Space Wing at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., successfully supported the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket during its mission to...

NASA orders second Boeing crew mission to ISS

NASA imageThis artist's concept shows Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, currently under development for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, docking to the International Space Station. NASA...

Next stop: Mars

Lockheed Martin delivers NASA’s InSight spacecraft to launch site NASA’s latest mission to Mars took its next step on its long journey to the Red...

Future batteries could charge in 30 seconds

NASA photograph by Carla ThomasFrom left, former Desert Christian students Logan Francisco, Kyler Stephens and Jonathan Lokos and NASA Armstrong mentor Allen Parker...

2016 highlights space technologies used in daily life on Earth

NASA technology is all around us, turning trash into oil, saving women from a deadly complication of childbirth, and putting the bubbles in beer. These...

Be an astronaut: NASA accepting applications for future explorers

Recently named the best place to work in the federal government for the fourth year in a row, NASA is looking for the best...