In 2012, NASA continued to implement America's ambitious space exploration program, landing the most sophisticated rover on the surface of Mars, carrying out the first-ever commercial mission to the International Space Station and advancing the systems needed to send humans deeper into space.
British-born astronaut and climate scientist Piers Sellers never dreamed that he would meet Queen Elizabeth II.
A progression of obstacle courses tested Kennedy's ERT during the annual SWAT Round Up International.
Three NASA scientists have been named as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
The hunt for the organic molecules that create proteins and enzymes critical for life here on Earth has largely happened in sophisticated terrestrial laboratories equipped with high-tech gadgetry needed to tease out their pre
In the Grand Canyon, the interns of NASA Goddard's 2012 Lunar and Planetary Science Academy got to explore Mars without leaving Earth.
The 40th anniversary of Apollo 17 was recently celebrated at a gala featuring mission commander Eugene Cernan and other Apollo astronauts.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness month, and students from the Maryland School for the Blind visited NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. for a hands-on and audible learning experience.
The opening night of the Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival honored Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon and his fellow crew members of STS-107.
A cosmic chemist, an observational cosmologist, and a "gamma-ray argonaut" working at three NASA research centers are among "the most influential people in space," according to a special issue of TIME magazine published this month.