NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory Project is being awarded with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s top honor – the trophy for current achievement.
A new airship designed to carry massive cargo is almost ready for its first test flight.
Since captivating the world with its acrobatic landing, the Mars rover Curiosity has fallen into a rhythm: Drive, snap pictures, zap at boulders, scoop up dirt. Repeat.
Los Angeles, it’s time to look up.
Retired space shuttle Endeavour will make a pit stop at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base on Sept. 19.
This weekend, military jets will be testing the skies over Los Angeles to determine whether it will be safe to fly the space shuttle Endeavor low over the city.
Gov. Jerry Brown was on hand to watch the Mars rover Curiosity take its first drive on the surface of the red planet Wednesday.
After a spectacular landing on Mars, the rover Curiosity wasted no time embracing its inner shutterbug, delighting scientists with vistas of Gale Crater complete with sand dunes, mountain views and even haze.
The retired space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to arrive Sept. 20 at Los Angeles International Airport, where it will remain until Oct. 13, when it makes what is expected to be a celebratory 12-mile procession along city streets to the California Science Center.
The Curiosity rover landed on Mars at 10:32 p.m. Sunday culminating an 8 1/2-month journey.
After an 8 1/2-month voyage through space, NASA’s souped-up Mars spacecraft zoomed toward the red planet for what the agency hopes will be an epic touchdown.
NASA’s latest tourist, the roving robot named Curiosity, will lug around a suite of gadgets to snap pictures, sniff, taste and even drill.
The scientists at Jet Propulsion Laboratory are getting ready for Mars rover Curiosity’s Aug. 5 landing.
Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.
Sally Ride, the first American woman to go to space, died Monday at the age of 61.