Forty years ago, Apollo 12 launched from Kennedy Space Station in Florida. Read more historical facts in This Month in Exploration.
Almost four decades after graduating from West Point, astronaut Bill McArthur was invited to return to his alma mater as part of the Army’s annual homecoming celebration and NASA’s Hometown Heroes campaign.
Along with the obvious thrill of launching into space, astronaut Shannon Walker's flight to the space station next year will hold a sentimental and historical significance.
To help foster diversity and collaboration in the space sciences, NASA is sponsoring the "Women in Astronomy and Space Science 2009: Meeting the Challenges of an Increasingly Diverse Workforce" conference.
Alumni gather to celebrate the 78-year history of the Langley Full-Scale Tunnel.
Richard T. Whitcomb has been called the most significant aerodynamic contributor of the second half of the 20th century.
The principal investigator of the Mars Exploration Rovers is honored for excellence in communicating the mission to the public.
Jack W. Szostak of NASA's Exobiology and Evolutionary Biology Program is one of three researchers who have been awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine.
Twenty-five years ago, the first woman walked in space. Read more historical facts in This Month in Exploration.
After working close by without knowing what went on at NASA Langley, former Air Force pilot Jack Fischer and former Naval aviator Reid Wiseman, both members of the newest astronaut class, get a glimpse from the inside.