The second American to orbit Earth was also one of two remaining astronauts from NASA’s Mercury program
But for the most part, the beer’s not for drinking
Scientists have published their first findings from the Curiosity rover’s soil tests, and there’s mixed news for future explorers
While in space, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg demonstrates how to run on a treadmill
Four RS-25 engines are undergoing the first stage of testing to fuel the Space Launch System
NASA’s Kepler spacecraft has scouted out thousands of potential new planets. A malfunction may have halted space operations, but new discoveries will keep flowing from the project’s ocean of data
The best two things you can say about this video NASA just posted of its proposed asteroid capture mission is that it’s insanely cool to watch and it will cost you only 4 minutes and 42 seconds of your life. The worst you can say is that it will cost taxpayers billions of dollars in development costs before it is ultimately discarded as …
And if the telescope can’t stay on target, the mission is effectively over.
NASA chief Charles Bolden did not have many reassuring words for the U.S. House of Representative Science Committee when he spoke recently about his agency’s efforts to track and mitigate recent threats from space.
Too many men and woman have died in the effort to explore space—and too many of them are unknown. NASA has set aside a day to honor them all. What follows is a remembrance the Russians and Americans who lost their lives during …