The Nautilus-X MMSEV is intended as a reusable in-space vehicle for cis-lunar and deep space missions. It would offer a sizable volume to sustain a crew
A V-22 Osprey is refueled before a night mission in central Iraq. Courtesy U.S. Navy/Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joe Kane
Shrouded in total secrecy, massive wind tunnels that test the resistance of European aircraft have been opened up and photographed.
Sand dunes shaped like blue-black flames lie next to a central hill within an unnamed, 120-kilometer-wide (75-mile-wide) crater in eastern Arabia on Mars.
NASA’s NEOWISE mission has completed its survey of small bodies, asteroids and comets, in our solar system.
This is one of the key US commercial human spaceflight projects now in development by NASA. Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) proposed the Dream Chaser vehicle.
In this image, the Divert Attitude Control System thruster fired under vacuum conditions to simulate operation in a space environment. The tests mimicked the lander
This image from NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover at the edge of “Santa Maria” crater shows diverse textures of the crater.
A new estimate of the amount of energy needed to visit the stars suggests we won’t have enough for at least another two centuries.
Newly released for the holidays, images of Saturn’s second largest moon Rhea obtained by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft show dramatic views of fractures cutting through craters