Earlier this week NASA safely landed a robotic rover on Mars 350 million miles away. But on Thursday here on Earth, a test model planetary lander crashed and burned at Kennedy Space Center in Florida just seconds after liftoff.
Hurtling ever closer to Mars, NASA’s most high-tech interplanetary rover prepared for the riskiest part of its journey: diving through the Martian atmosphere and pulling off a new landing routine.
Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.
Sex makes our brains feel a sudden, almost overwhelming sense of joy that quickly fades us back to our lame realities.
NASA’s administrator is to visit the history-making Dragon spacecraft at a Texas rocket factory.
Call it giving hand-me-downs to a younger brother, or charity to the needy, but we’re glad to see NASA get some help from the Department of Defense, which donated two unused space telescopes to the cash-strapped space agency.
The dark suit and tie Joe Gutheinz wore set him apart from other customers inside a Texas eatery where the usual attire is jeans and cowboy hats.
Talking space and sports with our favorite Astronaut.
Gingrich promised that “By the end of my second term, we will have the first permanent base on the moon and it will be American.”
Mayor Annise Parker andHuntsville,AlabamaMayor Tommy Battle have formally asked the Obama Administration to help facilitate quick finalization of all aspects of the Space Launch System (SLS) and the Multi Purpose Crew Vehicle.