NASA's Taking Up Space student blog will talk with STS-133 astronauts on the space station during a live educational downlink.
In this video, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden celebrates the achievements of African-American members of the NASA family.
On Jan. 20, 2011, NanoSail-D unfurled the first ever 100-square-foot solar sail in low Earth orbit. Submit a picture of the solar sail for a chance to win prizes!
Celebrate the Year of the Solar System with the latest column from Dr. James Green, Director of Planetary Science at NASA Headquarters.
NASA's pioneering use of prize competitions and innovation challenges is a dramatic departure from government's traditional "business as usual."
A group of early-career employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California can now add "rocket launch" to their resumes.
One of the basic assumptions about life on Earth may be due for a revision, thanks to research supported by NASA’s Astrobiology Program.
Commander Scott Kelly is sharing his view from space and engaging the public with a virtual journey around the world via a geography trivia game on Twitter.
Neuroscience major Meghan Applebaum spent her summer internship studying how well astronauts can see and react to visual targets when exposed to gravitational forces.
Undergraduate Student Research Project interns learn that "green" is not just a buzzword at NASA.
Five-time Jet Propulsion Laboratory intern Ann Bui has won an environmental fellowship at her college that will combine her rainfall research at JPL with her interest in vulnerable ecosystems.
South of the San Francisco Bay is a 100-year tidal floodplain near NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
Check out this site geared for students and professionals who are interested in finding out how their field of study fits into NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory's matrix environment.
Firefly will focus on the mystery of near Earth gamma ray flashes, a little understood phenomenon linked to lightning, which scientists hope to answer with this pint-sized satellite.
Ten students who were nominated by NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland are currently participating in the NASA Student Ambassador Program.
NASA has teamed up with Flickr and Internet Archive to bring more than half a century of NASA history alive through historic photos online.
Learn more about this robotic helper that's heading to the space station on the STS-133 mission. See pictures of Robonaut, become a fan on Facebook and follow along on Twitter.
When students proposed using ping-pong balls to keep an Orion mockup afloat, NASA engineer David Covington laughed and thought, 'That's the most awesome thing I've heard in a long time!'
An online community allows NASA and non-NASA researchers with a special interest in a particular aircraft safety challenge to share their latest ideas real-time.
Summer interns from Goddard's Lunar and Planetary Science Academy investigate the persistent question of how these rocks big and small move across two flats in Death Valley.