The technology that will be tested on STS-134 is the same kind of technology that married with a GPS could allow your car or a personal air vehicle to drive itself one day.
Future spacecraft may be made from the stuff of race cars, business jets and high-end sports equipment.
On Dec. 15, NASA, Alliant Techsystems and Lockheed Martin celebrated a milestone with a ground test of a full-scale attitude control motor for the Orion crew exploration vehicle’s launch abort system.
NASA and its industry partners have successfully manufactured the first full-scale friction stir welded and spun formed tank dome.
In a gathering of about 200, with speeches and thanks all around, it was left to a man who wasn't there to put Monday's celebration of the success of Ares I-X in perspective.
NASA's Ares rocket was recognized by TIME Magazine as one of the top 50 best inventions of 2009 and the LAS earned a top innovation nod by Popular Science Magazine.
It was a Monday in late January of 2008, and the roar overhead brought Cameron Diaz out of the Full Scale Tunnel and onto the street on the East Side of NASA's Langley Research Center.
What do jellyfish and submarines have in common? Both swim underwater, but more to the point, the jellyfish might lend attributes to the submarine propulsion of the future.
Open door sessions. Managers walking around, talking to employees. A path through some of the bureaucracy. Awards to those who deserve them. A new-look for @LaRC. All of those things and more are part of the Internal Communication Initiative.
A report on the accomplishments of the Max Launch Abort System is being prepared that will list its contributions to the Constellation program and to NASA.