While most of the public, including observers, space enthusiasts and environmentalists, will see the launch as the largest effort to study climate change in human history, NASA will see the launch, set for 2:58 a.m. Tuesday, as a realization of redemption.
After several weather delays, NASA on Saturday launched a helium balloon carrying a saucer-shaped vehicle high in Earth’s atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.
Bad weather is preventing NASA from launching a “flying saucer” into Earth’s atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.
SpaceX is one of several private companies competing to build “space taxis” for NASA to replace the retired space shuttle fleet.
Sky-watchers in the Southland and across the Northern Hemisphere could be in for a treat as a brand-new meteor shower is expected to light up the night sky, according to NASA officials.
Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.
NASA know-how has been used to make camera lenses, software and infrared devices, among many other items.
It’s not exactly a flying saucer, but a new lightweight spacecraft from NASA soon hopes to invade the skies of distant planets in our solar system.
NASA scientists have begun deploying satellites and other advanced technology to help California water officials assess the state’s record drought and better manage it, officials said Tuesday.
NASA astronauts are raising awareness about research conducted aboard the International Space Station through the exhibit, “Space Station at the CA Science Center”.
A NASA astronaut Monday will visit the Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena.
One of NASA’s orbiting telescopes, tasked with identifying planets similar to Earth outside the Milky Way, is reporting promising results.
A spacecraft that gave scientists their first peek into a comet’s icy interior will explore no more, NASA said Friday.
NASA said Thursday that Voyager 1 has become the first spacecraft to ever leave the solar system.
A NASA administrator was at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena Tuesday to check the progress of three satellites designed to monitor the Earth’s climate.