| Jun 17, 2012
They don't look much like boats, or robots for that matter. Yet a small fleet of crewless watercraft are to be sent right into the paths of tropical storms for the first time this year with an important mission: Collect valuable ocean and atmospheric data...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 12:14 PM
United Space Alliance has extensive experience in space operations. Headquartered in Houston, USA has employees in Texas, Florida and Alabama. The company supports NASA's International Space Station program, the commercial and international space...
| Nov 28, 2011
NASA is testing the next generation of space exploration about 60 miles Northeast of New Orleans. Vanessa Bolano made the drive to give us an inside look at what's going on at Stennis Space Center.
Astronauts have walked on the moon, yet today NASA...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 9:06 PM
The Orion capsule was unveiled at the Kennedy Space Center Monday.
It was built at the NASA's Michoud plant.
The capsule is designed to fly astronauts to the moon, asteroids and eventually Mars.
It's scheduled for a test flight in 2014.
The Orion is...
| Jan 15, 2012
Russia's Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, a Mars probe that malfunctioned, is expected to fall back into Earth's atmosphere as early as this weekend. It will crash to our planet's surface, but is unlikely to hurt anyone on the ground. These 10 facts won't hurt...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 3:06 PM
With the touchdown of space shuttle Atlantis, it's the end of an era for NASA. As the shuttle program draws to a close, at least one astronaut says we've accomplished much to be proud of and there's plenty of hope for the future.
Between lunar orbit and...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 4:12 PM
It is nice living here in a small town where folks watch out after one another. It sometimes seems to me like it is us against the world, and in a community of artists these times can be tight even without floods.
The Sawdust Art Festival is made up of...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:07 AM
NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, the agency’s number two in command, visited Langley Research Center in Hampton on Thursday.
Speaking to Langley employees about NASA’s proposed 2013 budget, Garver said the spending plan reflects the...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 10:47 AM
If you thought the Michoud plant essentially closed down when the space shuttle program ended last year, guess again.
Inside the sprawling facility, engineers are busily building America's next two space projects: the SLS rocket and the Orion spacecraft,...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 6:48 AM
OUTER SPACE (KTLA) -- Mars is set to swing into opposition Saturday, leaving stargazers with one of their closest views yet of the Red Planet, according to NASA.
During opposition, Mars and the sun are on directly opposite sides of Earth. From our...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 1:30 PM
NASA Langley Director Lesa Roe sent the following note to Langley employees today following NASA headquarter's announcement of a new NASA rocket.
Yesterday the Administrator revealed the design for the new space launch
system (SLS) that will give...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Long are the days of space shuttles and rocket launches...meet Orion!
It's the newest toy NASA’s developed as part of their deep space exploration program mand it's got some pretty impressive perks.
The old space shuttle program cost nearly $2-...