NASA has a plan to robotically capture a small asteroid and redirect it safely near Earth where astronauts can visit and explore it.
Proposals for technologies to launch on various suborbital launch vehicles for testing in a near-space environment are due June 14, 2013.
04.23.13 - NASA's Office of Education awards a cooperative agreement to the Universities Space Research Association.
04.22.13 - Kennedy Space Center, along with 75 locations worldwide, hosted the 2013 International Space Apps Challenge, providing innovative ideas to the agency that could prove beneficial in future missions.
04.18.13 - Space Station SPHERES robots don goggles for 3-D data collection and analysis in orbit.
Registration is open for teams seeking to compete in the $1.5-million energy storage competition known as the Night Rover Challenge.
Check out this blog from NASA climate scientist Amber Jenkins where she shares her passion about science, climate change and science communication.
Download these apps for your mobile devices to help you connect with Earth science while on the go!
04.02.13 - New Prospector rocket becomes operational, offering high-altitude research opportunities for NASA.
Did you know you can see the space station from your house? Receive an email or text message a few hours before the station passes overhead.
Learn more about NASA's role in fostering a successful commercial space program.
Explore the violent nature of our sun at the peak of solar activity with this year's Sun-Earth Days celebration on March 22, 2013.
03.07.13 - A beautiful comet with a bulky name is making an appearance this month for lucky sky-watchers in some parts of the world.
NASA has selected 24 small satellites, including several from U.S. universities, to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets set to launch in 2014-16.
02.19.13 - Data acquisition system developed by New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology would monitor integrity of commercial space vehicle structure.
12.14.12 - Looking back at a successful quarter century with the world's largest wind tunnels.
Space station robotic demo mirrors the vision of international space students.
The asteroid will not collide with Earth, according to NASA’s Near-Earth Object Program Office.
NASA intern Sam Castle worked with meteor expert Dr. Bill Cooke to study the world of meteoroids, meteors, fireballs and meteorites.
Astronaut Suni Williams gives an inside look at the space station with this series of videos.