NASA will launch the first human-like robot to space later this year to become a permanent resident of the International Space Station.
NASA has conducted a successful, record-breaking test of a drogue parachute being designed to return next-generation space vehicles safely to Earth.
On Feb. 1, 2010, the President released the FY 2011 Budget Request. The budget proposes several exciting new programs that seek to foster a sustainable human space exploration enterprise. Although our philosophy and approach to exploration will change, our fundamental goal remains the same: to send human explorers into the solar system to stay.
On April 14, NASA conducted a drogue parachute drop test at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground near Yuma, Ariz.
After a thorough root cause analysis, NASA has pinpointed the likely culprit behind the Ares I-X parachute system anomaly.
The Falcon 9 rocket developed by SpaceX underwent a successful static engine firing.
NASA's Mike Gilbert, chief engineer for the Max Launch Abort System project, honored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
The Planetary Data System has released data sets from the seven instruments on board NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, allowing the public to follow along with NASA on its journey of lunar discovery.
NASA and Texas Instruments (TI) announced a new partnership between TI and NASA's Human Research Program Education Outreach (HRPEO) project at the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) conference held in Austin, Texas, earlier this year.
An extinct volcano provides a perfect environment for testing exploration hardware concepts.
NASA and General Motors have come together to build the next generation of dexterous humanoid robots capable of working side by side with people.
Future spacecraft may be made from the stuff of race cars, business jets and high-end sports equipment.
Step into the role of an explorer in a futuristic lunar settlement...
Your mission is to restore critical systems after a meteor strike cripples life support equipment.
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.