09.16.11 - From the time a space shuttle launched until its landing at the Kennedy Space Center, NASA Goddard's space communication networks provided the constant link necessary for every mission.
09.13.11 - The James Webb Space Telescopes mirrors have completed their coating process which allows the Webb telescope's "infrared eyes" to observe extremely faint objects in infrared light.
09.02.11 - A study detailing what is needed to drive down the cost of space launch concluded that the keys lie in operating spacecraft like airlines.
05.13.11 - The J-2X engine's fuel turbopump first stage nozzle passed a test to ensure it can withstand its extreme operating environment.
08.18.11 - The Webb telescope's MIRI instrument will examine the first light in the universe and the formation of planets around other stars.
08.03.11 - Fred Herrero realized that to understand Earth's upper atmosphere, he would need an armada of satellites gathering simultaneous measurements.
07.28.11 - Aerogels, among the lightest of solid materials, are being revolutionized by NASA.
07.28.11 - While construction of the Webb Telescope, which has the most advanced infrared vision of any observatory, is underway, its technologies are proving useful to human eye health.
07.25.11 - A manufacturing process using electron beams could mean big savings and environmental benefits.
07.19.11 - 'Secondary' may not sound as important as 'primary' but when it comes to the next-generation James Webb Space Telescope a secondary mirror plays a critical role in ensuring the telescope gathers information from the cosmos.