Video courtesy of AmericaSpace / Wired4Space
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — United Launch Alliance’s ULA Mariner, a ship owned by Foss Marine, delivered the Atlas V 401 rocket which will be used to power NASA’s Mars Atmosphere Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) mission on its way to Mars. Launch is currently scheduled to [...]
Image Credit: NASA / GSFC
Data from a NASA airborne science mission reveals evidence of a large and previously unknown canyon hidden under a mile of Greenland ice.
The ULA Mariner, operated by Foss Marine, safely delivered the first stage and Centaur upper stage, which will be used to begin NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft, on the road to Mars. Photo Credit: Jeffrey J. Soullere / AmericaSpace
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — United Launch Alliance (ULA) and NASA greeted the Atlas [...]
The maps in this animation show how the sky looks at gamma-ray energies above 100 million electron volts (MeV) with a view centered on the north galactic pole. The first frame shows the sky during a three-hour interval prior to GRB 130427A. The second frame shows a three-hour interval starting 2.5 hours before the [...]
Image Credit: NASA
NASA will host a Google+ Hangout at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 9, about wildfire research and what a changing climate could mean for future fire activity in the United States.
Artist concept of OSIRIS-REx in the environs of Asteroid Bennu, sometime after 2018. Image Credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona
With three years to go before launch, NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC of Englewood, Colo., to launch its Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft. Under the terms of the $183.5 million contract—which includes payload [...]
NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft has arrived at Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for a November launch to the Red Planet. Image Credit: NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center
NASA’s next spacecraft bound for Mars—the $450 million MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) mission—completed its final Earth-bound journey yesterday, Friday, Aug. 2 at NASA’s [...]
Photo Credit: NASA
NASA will exercise the fifth one-year option on a contract with Computer Sciences Corp. of Lanham, Md., for supercomputing support services at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif.
This composite image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the location of Neptune’s newest known moon, S/2004 N 1, which was discovered by Mark Showalter of the SETI Institute. The black and white portion and the color inset were both taken in 2009. Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Showalter (SETI Institute).
NASA’s Hubble [...]
The planned launch of an Orbital Pegasus XL rocket has been delayed a day due to range power issues. Photo Credit: Randy Beaudoin, VAFB / NASA
The launch of an Orbital Sciences Corporation Pegasus XL rocket with NASA’s Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) will have to wait a little longer. The launch is now [...]