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Equipping capsules with rotor blades instead of parachutes would give a returning capsule a softer, more precise landing, engineers said.
The storied spacecraft's pair of 60-foot-long doors were closed Sept. 20 during preps for permanent display.
NASA managers and aerospace industry representatives met Sept. 19 for a chance to discuss the request for proposals that will begin NASA's certification process for integrated crew transportation systems.
A technology designed by Paragon Space Development Corp. for use by astronauts in the hazardous environment of space has found a lifesaving use in coal mining.
The massive, white Saturn V rocket suspended from the ceiling of the Apollo/Saturn V Center served as a backdrop for celebration.
Samples of heat shield material made from regolith from other worlds passed stringent testing recently.
Astronauts Catherine Coleman and Mike Fossum spoke to Kennedy Space Center employees about their experiences aboard the space station.
Kennedy Space Center Ground Systems Development and Operations engineers are combining heritage technology and new innovations to design the crew access arm for the Orion spacecraft.
Members of the Kennedy Space Center workforce, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Ocean Conservancy join forces for a beach cleanup effort.
The Kennedy Kick-Start competition is a center-wide effort designed to increase exposure for these innovative ideas and increase the chances these concepts will make a positive impact.
NASA scientists and engineers are studying the challenges and hazards involved in landing on extraterrestrial destinations such as the moon or Mars.
NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft pilots will carry Endeavour to its new home in Los Angeles.
The Boeing Company recently completed a review of its CST-100 spacecraft, integrated launch vehicle and operational plans as its first performance milestone for NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative.
NASA's launch bases are being revamped to serve a variety of next-generation launch vehicles.
A concept to make heat shields from the regolith of an asteroid, Mars or the moon faces testing.
A group of plant biologists is seeking the answers as it works on one of NASA’s Advanced Exploration Systems Habitation Projects.
Aquatic biologists at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida led a boat tour through areas that have been closed off to the general public for decades because of launch operations.
Researchers, engineers and technicians highlighted some of their work at Kennedy during the Innovation Expo, along with hosting tours and exhibits.
Workers placed a steel beam in place at the highest point of the exhibit hall being built for space shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center.