02.13.2013 - Although hundreds of planets orbiting other stars have been discovered in the past 15 years, we cannot yet answer the age-old question of whether any of these planets are capable of sustaining life.
02.05.13 - The High Energy Atmospheric Reentry Test (HEART) is a design concept for a flight test that would demonstrate a larger HIAD with a diameter of almost 30 feet (8 meters).
1.25.13 - NASA engineers designed a robot intended to dig soil 16 hours a day for five years.
01.23.13 - NASA's "Chamber A" thermal vacuum testing chamber has been upgraded and remodeled to accommodate testing the James Webb Space Telescope.
1.22.13 - NASA's first launch of 2013 will lift upgraded communications satellite into orbit.
01.17.13 - NASA beamed an image of the Mona Lisa to the LRO spacecraft as part of the first demo of laser communication with a satellite at the moon.
01.16.13 - The performance testing for the aft-optics subsystem (AOS) was recently completed by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Redondo Beach, Calif.
01.09.13 - NASA advanced propulsion researchers are a step closer to safely sending human explorers to Mars and other solar system destinations.
01.02.13 - Researchers are compressing trash and testing it for potential uses on deep-space missions.
Ames’ demonstration project to build, launch and fly one of the lowest-cost, easiest-to-build satellites in space.