Tour the NASA garage to learn about heat-resistant paint, fire-resistant materials, better brakes and other NASA spinoffs that have helped the racing community.
The WB-57 can fly for approximately 6.5 hours, day or night, reaching altitudes as high as 60,000 feet, carrying a variety of science payloads.
Gus Grissom made the second American sub-orbital flight in his Mercury capsule, Liberty Bell 7, on July 21, 1961.
Since April 12, 1981, NASA has been sending shuttles into orbit, launching and repairing satellites and building the International Space Station.
Commander Chris Ferguson and the Atlantis crew carry supplies to the International Space Station on the final mission of the space shuttle.
The Mars rover Spirit has finished its work, far outliving its original lifespan to make discoveries about water and past environments on Mars.
Commander Mark Kelly and the Endeavour crew will deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer to the International Space Station.
Learn more about Alan Shepard's historic 1961 Freedom 7 mission with video, clickable spacecraft models and historic documents.
The new "Extreme Planet Makeover" on the NASA/JPL PlanetQuest site lets you roll up your sleeves and create your very own planet.
It's not science fiction - Robonaut is headed to space on the shuttle Discovery. Learn more, test your space IQ, or interact using augmented reality.
Learn fun facts about the International Space Station and the 25 Expedition crews that have served aboard, part of a continuous human presence since Nov. 2, 2000.
With NASA's new ESN3D viewfinder in hand, you have a front row seat from which to view NASA's Earth science as it evolves—all in 3D!
Discovery and crew will deliver a new Permanent Multipurpose Module, the Express Logistics Carrier-4 and Robonaut 2 to the space station.
Honoring NASA's Heroes
NASA celebrates a space station milestone, fosters commercial spaceflight and makes amazing discoveries during an ambitious year of exploration.
To mark the winter solstice, see what the change of seasons looks like from space. You can also submit your own photos that show a season where you live.
The space shuttle Discovery is seen on launch Pad 39a after the Rotating Service Structure (RSS) is rolled back on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010 at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
The space shuttle Discovery is seen on launch pad 39a on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
From Earth's topography to far away moons and supernovas -- a growing set of pink-hued NASA images, compiled in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.