Weekend launch in Mojave, Calif., will evaluate sensors and systems in satellites built into 4-inch cubes.
New Prospector rocket becomes operational, offering high-altitude research opportunities for NASA.
When the newest Landsat spacecraft trains its state-of-the-art sensors on Earth's surface, it will provide images of our ever-changing planet in unparalleled clarity.
NASA's first launch of 2013 will lift upgraded communications satellite into orbit.
Radiation Belt Storm Probes will study Earth's ever-changing radiation belts in greater detail than ever before.
Failure analysis lab engineers call on technology, smarts and persistance to find out what happened when a launch goes wrong.
The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array is to focus its instruments on the high-energy universe.
Monitoring a rocket heading into space takes a careful team of analysts and engineers to plot a course and set up tracking for it.
Meteorologists have to be precise in their forecasts, keeping in mind a successful mission depends on their call.
Why schedule a rocket launch for the middle of the night, or aim for a liftoff time when weather is unlikely to cooperate? The simplicity of the question belies the complexity of the answer.
NASA's Curiosity rover is outfitted with everything a geologist needs on a remote world.
The Mars Science Laboratory will demand a lot of power, too much for solar panels. So NASA is using a differrent source of fuel.
On the go and looking for information about NASA's Launch Services Program? Now, there's an app for that.
Classrooms to become mini mission control centers.
Two lunar orbiters will work together to reveal clues about our moon's thermal history, and how the inner solar system's rocky planets developed.
NASA's Juno spacecraft stands atop an Atlas V rocket poised to begin a five-year flight to Jupiter.
NASA's Juno spacecraft is going to deep space on solar array power.
Merritt Island High School engineering club members are taking their vibration data collection idea to new heights
The Glory spacecraft is ready to survey the world's atmosphere for aerosols while the Taurus Xl preps for its return to flight.
The Delta launch vehicle continues to successfully launch significant payloads safely into space.