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NASA targets May 2018 launch of Mars InSight mission

NASA/JPL-Caltech imageNASA has set a new launch opportunity, beginning May 5, 2018, for the InSight mission to Mars. This artist's concept depicts the...

NASA recognizes outstanding small businesses with industry awards

The winners of the Fiscal Year 2015 agency-level Small Business Industry Awards were announced March 8 during the spring 2016 NASA Industry Forum meeting...

NASA announces winning concepts to further its journey to Mars

NASA has announced the winners of two challenges to create new concepts for construction and human habitation on future space exploration missions, including the...

Virgin Galactic, The Spaceship Company unveil VSS Unity

Future “astronauts” and hundreds of guests came from around the globe to celebrate with Virgin Galactic and The Spaceship Company as they unveiled...

RoboSTEM Expo inspires students

Photograph by Linda KC ReynoldsJames Stockdale, a teacher at Pete Knight High School and his son, Cullen, 12, who attends Knight Preparatory Academy,...

SOFIA begins fourth year of observations

Targets planets, asteroids, stars, galaxies, more   NASA’s “flying” telescope, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) aboard a highly modified Boeing 747SP jetliner, began its...

NASA licenses new comm technology for unmanned aircraft

NASA photograph by Ken UlbrichVigilant Aerospace Systems CEO Kraettli Epperson, on the left, and Armstrong Flight Research Center Director David McBride sign the...

United Launch Alliance, Blue Origin partner with Air Force to develop...

United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin LLC, a privately-funded aerospace company owned by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, entered into a public-private partnership with the...

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly returns safely to Earth after one-year mission

NASA TV photographNASA astronaut and Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko enjoy the cold fresh air back on...

Soldiers accept out-of-this-world mission aboard space station

Army photograph by Dottie K. WhiteArmy astronaut Col. Mark Vande Hei enters the Neutral Buoyancy Lab, Feb. 8, for training at NASA Johnson...