The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics has given NASA Chief Technologist Bobby Braun the von Kármán Lectureship in Astronautics Award.
Ranked #5 on Gizmodo's “Best of the Year in Space” List: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center scientists have created a new material that is ten times blacker than the blackest black paint in the world. It's made of carbon nanotubes grown on titanium.
The DNA Medicine Institute (DMI) successfully completed reduced-gravity experiments on its rHEALTH sensor for the 2010 Facilitated Access to the Space Environment for Technology (FAST) program, at NASA in Houston, Texas, at the end of September.
NASA and Colorado officials announced a partnership Monday aimed at accelerating the commercial rollout of aerospace and energy technologies, a pilot initiative they believe could generate thousands of jobs in the state over the next five years.
Colorado high-tech firms are getting a boost from NASA to speed up manufacturing in hopes of providing 10,000 new jobs over the next five years.
Many of the technologies that NASA develops to explore the universe and keep astronauts safe in the extreme environment of space have applications right here on Earth.
Northern Colorado will be home to a new manufacturing park focused on aerospace and clean energy manufacturing under a new pact between NASA and a manufacturing trade association.
A major technology-needs inventory now underway at the U.S. National Research Council (NRC) will provide guidance for civil, military and commercial spaceflight managers, regardless of the funding NASA receives for technology development in the years ahead.
Former NASA researcher Robert Braun was happily ensconced as an aerospace engineering professor at Georgia Tech when NASA made him an offer he couldn’t refuse: to return to become the first new Chief Technologist in 11 years—and, at 44, the youngest.
The NASA engineer responsible for the batteries needed for spacewalks now is working at the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory to help design safer lithium-ion battery packs for sky walkers and automobile drivers alike.