Watch Comet landing live online

Comet landing live

NASA’s live coverage of the first landing on a comet begins at 9 a.m. EST (14 UTC) on Wednesday.


By |November 11, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

Orion spacecraft trial by fire

NASA Orion spacecraft

NASA’s newest Orion spacecraft, will be launching into space for the first time in December 2014, on a flight that will take it farther than any spacecraft built to carry humans has gone.   Watch the video…


By |October 10, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

Rocket Boosters for Orion Spacecraft’s first flight

Orion Spacecraft (5)

NASA’s engineers took another step forward in preparations for the first test flight of new Orion spacecraft in December.


By |October 1, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

Red planet by MAVEN

Mars by MAVEN

In this image by MAVEN spacecraft, the three ultraviolet wavelength bands show light reflected from atomic hydrogen (in blue), atomic oxygen (in green) and Mars surface (in red).


By |September 27, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , |

Potentially Habitable Moons

Europa, Ganymede, Titan and Enceladus

According to astrobiologists, these may be the four most tantalizing potentially habitable moons in our Solar System. Europa, Ganymede, Titan and Enceladus shown at the same scale.


By |September 19, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , |

World’s Largest Spacecraft Welding Tool

Spacecraft Welding Tool

World’s largest spacecraft welding tool for Space Launch System, the Vertical Assembly Center, officially is open for business at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.


By |September 15, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

Voyager’s image of Neptune


25 years ago, in the summer of 1989, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft gave humanity impressive images of Neptune and its moon Triton.


By |August 25, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: |

NASA’s next generation spacecraft’s cockpit

Orion's cockpit

NASA’s next generation Orion spacecraft has many innovations. One of the most significant changes is the cockpit with touchscreen interfaces.


By |August 2, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

NASA’s design a real Warp Drive Ship

Warp Drive Ship

NASA unveils designs for a Star Trek-style Warp Drive Ship, called IXS Enterprise (of course), similar to the Star Trek spaceship, that could send us one day to the stars.


By |June 12, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

Morpheus Prototype landing safely in Dark

Morpheus Prototype

NASA demonstrated that it can land an unmanned spacecraft on a rugged planetary surface in the pitch dark in a May 28, 2014 free-flight test of the Morpheus prototype lander and ALHAT.    Watch the videos…


By |May 31, 2014|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |