10.25.12 - At Kennedy Space Center, NASA engineers are gaining critical flight skills as they design, build and launch high-powered rockets.
10.23.12 - NASA engineers at Kennedy branch out to build and fly unmanned aerial vehicle around Kennedy.
10.5.12 - One of the challenges in exploring the moon or planets is dust. Scientists in Kennedy's Electrostatics and Surface Physics Laboratory are developing ways to mitigate this problem.
10.03.12 - Equipping capsules with rotor blades instead of parachutes would give a returning capsule a softer, more precise landing, engineers said.
09.26.12 - Samples of heat shield material made from regolith from other worlds passed stringent testing recently.
09.19.12 - NASA scientists and engineers are studying the challenges and hazards involved in landing on extraterrestrial destinations such as the moon or Mars.
09.12.12 - A concept to make heat shields from the regolith of an asteroid, Mars or the moon faces testing.
09.11.12 - A group of plant biologists is seeking the answers as it works on one of NASA’s Advanced Exploration Systems Habitation Projects.
08.22.12 - Failure analysis lab engineers call on technology, smarts and persistance to find out what happened when a launch goes wrong.
01.30.12 - Designing an escape system for the next generation of rockets is a fresh challenge for NASA engineers.