A team of NASA-funded researchers has measured for the first time water from the moon in the form of tiny globules of molten rock, which have turned to glass-like material trapped within crystals.
OSIRIS-REx will pluck samples from an asteroid and return them to Earth. The samples could help explain our solar system's formation and how life began.
Seeing a moon rock as a young girl made Debra Sea feel that anything was possible, and she wanted this generation to experience that feeling.
Space Shuttle Endeavour and its six-member crew lifted off from Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 8:56 a.m. EDT on May 16.
NASA's Gravity Probe B mission has confirmed two key predictions derived from Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity.
On May 5, 1961, Mercury astronaut Alan B. Shepard, Jr. made history, becoming the first American in space with a 15-minute suborbital flight in his Freedom 7 caspsule.› Langley & Project Mercury
NASA is committed to maintaining America's leadership role in human exploration -- and sending U.S. astronauts into space aboard American-made spacecraft.
Though the next shuttle launch marks the end of an era for Endeavour, it will mark the beginning for a new NASA rendezvous and docking sensor technology designed to support future crew and uncrewed spacecraft.
Designing and testing the 'flying brick' brought out the best in NASA.
Coverage of the NESC's Shell Buckling Knockdown Factor test at Marshall Space Flight Center.› Can Crushed