Learn how NASA is changing the way it does business: investing in commercial space transportation and making the space station available for research.
Explore this interactive timeline to learn about 50 years of planetary exploration.
Explore the "personal spacecraft" of astronauts, from the silver suit of the Mercury 7 to the "pumpkin suit" of shuttle astronauts.
Interactive feature from 2012 commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first American in orbit.
Explore NASA Earth Science highlights from the previous year.
On May 15, 1963, "Gordo" Cooper made the final flight of NASA's Mercury program, logging more time in space than all the previous Mercury astronauts combined.
Each year, we honor the Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia crews and other members of the NASA family who lost their lives supporting NASA's mission.
In 2012, NASA continued to implement America's ambitious space exploration program, landing the most sophisticated rover on the surface of Mars, carrying out the first-ever commercial mission to the International Space Station and advancing the systems needed to send humans deeper into space.
You are invited to send holiday greetings to the crew up on the International Space Station during this holiday season.
Commander Gene Cernan and scientist-astronaut Jack Schmitt explored the moon's Taurus-Littrow region with Ron Evans orbiting overhead, during the final mission of the Apollo program in 1972.
A new, interactive version of a timeline of NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn.
Learn about the P-3 Orion Research Aircraft, all of it's functions and how it is helping NASA to support airborne science research.
50 years ago, Wally Schirra became the fifth American in space, making the third orbital flight of the Mercury program in his Sigma 7 capsule.
Learn about green living, conservation and production of resources on the International Space Station.
With this game designed for computers and iPads, you don't have to be a rocket scientist to launch a spacecraft.
On May 24, 1962, Carpenter lifted off onboard the spacecraft he dubbed Aurora 7 sitting atop the Mercury-Atlas 7 rocket.
The "Eyes on the Solar System" interface combines video game technology and NASA data to create an environment for users to ride along with agency spacecraft and explore the cosmos.
Learn about NASA's Custom 747
Learn about NASA's new era of Exploration
A 3-D environment combining NASA models with topography and satellite imagery to bring the analog field test to your computer.