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NASA announces new public-private partnerships

NASA has secured partnerships with 22 U.S. companies through two solicitations to advance the agency’s goals for robotic and human exploration of the solar...

NASA Armstrong hosts convergent aeronautics solutions showcase

NASA illustrationUnder the Scalable Convergent Electric Propulsion Technology Operations Research (SCEPTOR) project, NASA plans to modify a Tecnam P2006T to explore the system...

NASA receives fifth consecutive clean audit opinion

NASA has received an unmodified audit opinion on its fiscal year 2015 financial statements, marking the fifth consecutive year of “clean” opinions. The agency has...

NASA awards two robots to university groups for R&D upgrades

Humanoid robots will be helpful to astronauts on our journey to Mars, so NASA has awarded prototypes to two universities for advanced research and...

General Dynamics completes next step in integration of NASA’s new SGSS...

A General Dynamics-led team successfully completed, on-schedule, the next phase of the implementation, integration and test of the NASA Space Network Ground Segment Sustainment...

Virgin Galactic appoints Kelly Latimer as pilot

MOJAVE, Calif.--Virgin Galactic, the privately funded space company owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s Aabar Investments PJS, has announce ...

Four months after Pluto flyby, NASA’s New Horizons yields wealth of...

From possible ice volcanoes to twirling moons, NASA’s New Horizons science team is discussing more than 50 exciting discoveries about Pluto at this week’s...

NASA study improves understanding of LA quake risks

NASA/JPL-Caltech imageSetting of the La Habra quake. Red dots show the magnitude 5.1 main shock, magnitude 4.1 aftershock and magnitude 5.4 Chino quake...

Remotely piloted PTERA bridges gap between wind tunnel, crewed flight-testing

NASA photographs by Jim RossNASA Armstrong’s PTERA remotely piloted research aircraft made its first flight on Oct. 22, 2015. All flight test objectives...

NASA mission reveals speed of solar wind stripping Martian atmosphere

NASA/GSFC imageArtist’s rendering of a solar storm hitting Mars and stripping ions from the planet's upper atmosphere. NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution...