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.
Clouds posed some challenges for the NASA Langley researchers trying to take a thermal snapshot of the space shuttle Endeavour as it re-entered Earth's atmosphere on its way home.
This final phase of the newly announced OSIRIS-REx mission is entry, descent and landing, and it's the job of NASA's Langley Research Center to make sure it works.
The MPCV will serve as the exploration vehicle that will carry the crew to space, provide emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during the space travel, and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities.