• The Beach House sign.

    If Walls Could Talk

    This unassuming little beachside cottage stands as a silent witness to space history.

  • Apollo Soyuz Test Project

    Apollo-Soyuz: An Orbital Partnership Begins

    The 1975 Apollo-Soyuz mission set the stage for today's international partnership in space.

  • NASA's Bumper#8 Rocket.

    This Month in Exploration - July

    Sixty years ago this rocket was the first launched from the Long Range Proving Ground at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Read other historical facts in This Month in Exploration.

  • Helen-Nicole Kostis

    Creating Earth From Hundreds of Images

    At Goddard's Scientific Visualization Studio, Helen-Nicole Kostis works as part of a team that takes raw scientific data and translates it into stunning imagery.

  • NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver poses with members of the German Bundestag

    Reaffirming International Cooperation's Importance

    NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver returned June 15 from a week-long, three-city trip to Europe that included addressing the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.

  • Leslie Prufert-Bebout

    NASA Ames Scientist Receives Blue Marble Award

    Leslie Prufert-Bebout, a research scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., is the recipient of the 2010 Blue Marble Award for Environmental and Energy Excellence, in recognition of exceptional leadership and professionalism in implementing NASA’s mission and vision of “understanding and protecting the home planet” and “improving the quality of life on Earth.”

  • A Wright Apache airplane.

    This Month in Exploration - June

    Eighty years ago this Wright Apache aircraft flew higher than any other plane. Read other historical facts in This Month in Exploration.

  • Image of Chris Kemp.

    NASA CTO for IT Honored by CIO Magazine

    Chris C. Kemp, NASA's chief technology officer for Information Technology and ‘super star’ of IT innovation for the agency, has been recognized with CIO Magazine's "CIO 100" award for his work done while he was chief information officer for NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., in 2009.

  • David Des Marais

    Des Marais Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology

    Cave exploring has its rewards.

  • Engineers inspect and test a boilerplate Mercury space capsule.

    This Month in Exploration - May

    Fifty years ago NASA launched the first production model of the Project Mercury spacecraft. Read other historical facts in This Month in Exploration.