Don Pettit was awarded NASA Engineer of the Year by the National Society of Professional Engineers/Professional Engineers in Government.
A second contracted flight for the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station will be twice as nice for researchers.
Ever wonder how we develop new materials? Scientists at NASA do just that using the International Space Station Materials Science Research Rack.
"OPALS" in space? Well, it's not the gemstones you may be thinking. This "gem" has the potential to change the way data is transmitted from space.
Above Earth, observations from the “A-Train" build three-dimensional images of the atmosphere. NASA’s SAGE III will supplement those satellites.
Wonder what it's like to control a camera on the International Space Station? More than 30,000 students found out as part of the EarthKAM mission.
NASA's Kennedy Space Center uses in-house expertise to develop an International Space Station Plant Habitat for microgravity plant growth studies.
Furthering fluid physics fundamentals in microgravity with results from the International Space Station SODI-IVIDIL investigation.
Living in space weakens astronauts' immune systems, researchers discovered. The findings are providing clues on how to tackle diseases on Earth.
Wouldn't it be fun to do experiments while floating free inside an airplane? Scientists from Glenn Research Center get to do just that.
Following six historic days of operations, NASA's Robotic Refueling Mission demonstrated remotely controlled robots could refuel satellites.
There is a reason the phrase "shooting in the dark" refers to things that are difficult to do -- and night photography from space is no exception.
ISS-RapidScat will launch to the space station in 2014 aboard a SpaceX Dragon resupply mission.
Put on your thinking cap! NASA wants your ideas on how to use the International Space Station as a technology test bed.
What an inspired idea -- let students teach and share with others the interesting research astronauts do on the International Space Station.
NASA announced an addition to the International Space Station that will use the orbiting laboratory to test expandable space habitat technology.
Scientists, engineers and students shared research, findings and -- most importantly -- questions about how space changes things.
On Friday, Jan. 11th, high school students from around the world joined in fierce competition to claim the championship spot.
For some astronauts, a long-term trip into space can literally leave them weak in the knees.
For centuries, people gazed at the constellation Pisces and imagined fish swimming in space. Astronauts have a closer view of real finned friends.