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
Over the next few evenings, Mercury and Jupiter will be visible to the naked eye... if you know where to look. By the evening of March 17th, Mercury should be well above any distant trees or buildings.› Learn More →
Langley's HYTHIRM or Hypersonic Thermodynamic Infrared Measurements team captured a thermal image of space shuttle Discovery going 18 times faster than a bullet after the STS-133 mission.
There's a very good potential opportunity to view the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station the evening of Tues., March 8.
Researchers at NASA's Langley Research Center are back on the job watching over the space shuttle Discovery during its last mission.
NASA and Lockheed Martin engineers shipped the first Orion crew module spacecraft structure from NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility on Feb. 10.
Piece by piece a team of NASA researchers put together a huge composite and metal structure that looked a lot like high-tech tinkertoys on steroids.
The specter of Columbia's last Earth entry on Feb. 1, 2003, still haunts those of us who scrambled in the days, weeks and months that followed to understand what happened.