For Jill Prince, and others who have attempted to land a vehicle on Mars, "six minutes of terror" is an all too familiar phrase.
NASA is using the Hydro Impact Basin to certify the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle for water landings.
Astronaut Gus Grissom climbed into his 'Liberty Bell 7' spacecraft on July 21, 1961, and launchedat 7:20 a.m. that morning. His was the second U.S. manned suborbital flight.
NASA's 22,000-lb mockup of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle begins water landing certification tests.
NASA Langley's Pearl Young Theater was packed with people to see the space shuttle go aloft for the final time, beginning STS-135, the last mission for Atlantis.
As the Space Shuttle Program prepares to launch its final mission, we'd like to invite you to share your favorite shuttle memories.
Sierra Nevada Space Systems officials traveled to Hampton, Va., to honor the engineers who created and tested the muse for their Dream Chaser crew vehicle concept -- the HL-20.
The principle is the same one that allows a kid to swing from a bank into a pond on a long rope hanging from a tree to beat the summer heat.
After much work and anticipation, STORRM, or Sensor Test for Orion Relative Navigation Risk Mitigation, was successfully demonstrated during Endeavour’s recent mission to the International Space Station.
They have been up against some stringent deadlines in preparing for one of the most advanced missions NASA has ever mounted: the Mars Science Laboratory.