James Webb Space Telescope poised for final tests at NASA Goddard before long journey to space
Twenty years ago, scientists laid out a wish list for a successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. Today, an observatory befitting that description is awaiting its final tests at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Pluto flyby: an unmatched American accomplishment
With Tuesday's Pluto flyby, the United States will have visited every planet and dwarf planet in our solar system, a remarkable accomplishment that no other nation can match.
Sky-scanning Kepler Finds New Planet Possibilities
John Grunsfeld Appointed Head of NASA Science
Keeping James Webb Space Telescope on track, budget a complex task
The schedule and budget for the James Webb Space Telescope have grown over the years, but NASA's Bill Ochs is minding the project so further delays and cost overruns don't happen.
Effective leadership can boost federal employee satisfaction, partnership finds
Leadership, more than any other factor, shapes how federal employees view their workplaces, says Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service.
Naval Academy astronauts return to inspire next generation
The course is Human Space Flight. The subject for today: Analogues — the scenarios found in the world or contrived in the laboratory that NASA uses to simulate work and life aboard a space ship.
NASA passes over two Md.-based projects for new Mars mission
NASA announced plans Tuesday to launch a new mission to Mars, passing over two proposals from Maryland institutions.
Curiosity rover sticks the landing
If NASA can stick its 'terror' landing on Mars, can't the next generation of U.S. students be properly educated in math and science?
250 gather at Naval Academy to remember first African-American graduate
A man who was ostracized as one of the first black midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy was honored Wednesday, with a portion of his funeral services in an academy field house named in his honor.
Star Points: Discovery a special addition to Air & Space Museum
NASA head visits Baltimore to show off Webb telescope
A full-size model of the James Webb Space Telescope, which will be assembled in and operated from Maryland, is on display at the Inner Harbor through the end of the month.
He taught Mid boxers how to win outside ring Former students gather to honor legendary coach
Academy names new deputy commandant
Bolden to receive football awardNaval Academy Deputy...
Academy's chief hurt by scandal
Blacks aren't soaring in aviation, panel says
4,000 from this planet gather to ponder the universe