Future spacecraft may be made from the stuff of race cars, business jets and high-end sports equipment.
Scientists Taking Suggestions on Where to Image the Red Planet Using NASA Satellite
Dunes of sand-sized materials have been trapped on the floors of many Martian craters. This view shows dunes inside a crater in Noachis Terra, west of the giant Hellas impact basin in Mars' southern hemisphere.
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.
As NASA’s engineering project manager for the Constellation Program’s Spacesuit System, Terry Hill is working on the next generation of spacesuits designed for future NASA exploration missions.
On Dec. 15, NASA, Alliant Techsystems and Lockheed Martin celebrated a milestone with a ground test of a full-scale attitude control motor for the Orion crew exploration vehicle’s launch abort system.
What steered Ares I-X on its path as it climbed through Earth's atmosphere? The answer is a roll control system.
The future of new rocket design was successfully tested when the Ares I-X blasted off on October 28, 2009.
Preliminary data from the Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite indicates that the mission successfully uncovered water during the Oct. 9, 2009, impacts near the moon's south pole.
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is cited as one of the best innovations in aviation in the December issue of Popular Science.