Early on 14 May 1963, a hotshot pilot lay on his back in a tiny capsule, [...]
WASHINGTON — NASA and the Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have released the first images from the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite, which was launched Feb. 11.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — The Launch Services Program at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, located in Florida, has selected United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) Delta II rocket to launch the agency’s Ice, Cloud, and [...]
WASHINGTON — Thanks to improved data analysis techniques and a new operating mode, the Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) aboard NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is now 10 times better at catching the brief outbursts of high-energy light mysteriously produced above thunderstorms.
The images that NASA produces of deep space objects are always incredible. In this case, however, a spacecraft jointly operated by NASA and its sister organization, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has captured an image [...]
According to Chinese Media, the Yaogan XVI remote-sensing satellite was successfully launched today from Jiuquan Launch Center in China at 4:06 a.m. GMT. The satellite was launched atop a Long March-4C from the launch complex located in China’s Gansu Province.
The Yaogan XVI satellite is an Earth observation satellite [...]
Until relatively recently, it was thought that the best, or perhaps only, place to look for life elsewhere in the solar system was Mars. The other inner planets were much [...]
Thirty years ago, this week, the Space Shuttle completed [...]
NASA has conducted one of the most eloquent no-brainers in history. The space agency has renamed its Radiation Storm [...]