Flight tests on NASA Dryden's F-15B research test bed helped model thermal protection system foam loss from the shuttle’s external fuel tank.
Not only was Explorer 1 the first US satellite launched into space, it was the first in a long line of scientific workhorses that revolutionized our understanding of the universe.
Gavin Schmidt, a climate scientist at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, received the Climate Communications Prize from AGU.
On October 4, 2011, the European Space Agency announced it's two next science missions, including Solar Orbiter, a spacecraft geared to study the powerful influence of the sun.
A profile of Nikolaos Paschalidis, who is in charge of coordinating science and technology advancement efforts of NASA Goddard's Heliophysics division. He builds tiny chips for spacecraft, and thinks big about the future.
STS-135 Commander Chris Ferguson threw out the first pitch Sunday night for the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
This page chronicles some of NASA's remembrances of the September 11 attacks and the Americans who died that day.
Atlantis completed its 33rd and final mission landing on Runway 15 at Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility on the morning of July 21, 2011.
Atlantis touched down the morning of July 21, 2011, signaling the end of the space shuttle era, a program with 135 launches over 30 years and conceptual roots dating back to the Nixon administration.
Though Atlantis has embarked on its final flight, work is just beginning for staff at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.