We mourn their loss while celebrating their spirit of discovery. May their sacrifice be an inspiration as we continue our nation's work to explore our universe.
"A space shuttle mission takes about two weeks. They’re full of amazing new experiences, new sights, new sounds, new smells. Everything is like nothing you’ve ever had in your life up to that point."
Gavin Schmidt offers some context on the surface temperature record, a data set that’s generated considerable interest — and some controversy — in the past.
Associate Administrator for Space Operations Bill Gerstenmaier is awarded the highest honor bestowed by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation.
President Obama honors more than 100 outstanding early career scientists-–the latest winners of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, including two NASA scientists.
Astronaut John Grunsfeld, who flew three times to service Hubble, is leaving NASA to become the deputy director of the Space Telescope Science Institute.
A former director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Lew Allen Jr., passed away Monday night, Jan. 4, at the age of 84, in Potomac Falls, Va.
Tracy Gibson earned Scientist/Engineer of the Year honors for contractors at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
Stan Lebar, who led the Westinghouse team that brought the televised news images of Neil Armstrong stepping onto the moon to more than 500 million people on earth, died on Dec. 23, 2009.
NASA's Ames Research Center was launched 70 years ago as a high-speed aeronautics research laboratory as part of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), and was named after NACA's chair, Joseph S. Ames.