Third graders from Lithia Springs Elementary show off their “Lithia Lynx Lander” at the Planetary Lander Egg Drop. Photo credit: Emily Carney/AmericaSpace.
DOVER, Fla — While it has been said, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket,” and “Don’t count your chickens before they hatch,” 233 Florida students opted to not take that […]
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WASHINGTON — NASA is expanding its reach to the nation’s growing Spanish-speaking population by holding its first-ever Google+ Hangout en Espanol from 6:30-7:30 p.m. EDT, Thursday, March 28.
Nefertiti, the “Spidernaut,” died earlier this week of natural causes at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History’s Insect Zoo. Photo Credit: Smithsonian
It’s not everyday an insect can claim to have accomplished more in its short life than many people, but Nefertiti was an exception. The red-back jumping spider, nicknamed the “Spidernaut,” traveled […]
This image depicting the porosity of the lunar highland crust was derived using bulk density data from NASA’s GRAIL mission and independent grain density measurements from NASA’s Apollo moon mission samples, as well as orbital remote-sensing data. Image credit: SA/JPL-Caltech/ IPGP
For well over a year now, two washer-machine sized twin spacecraft […]
This artist’s concept shows plasma flows around NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft as it approaches interstellar space. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/JHUAPL
NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft, which left Earth some 35 years ago, continues on an epic journey across the solar system towards an inevitable crossing into interstellar space. The spacecraft has travelled farther than any man-made […]
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NASA is planning on inspiring the next generation of explorers in a way that only the space agency is capable of. NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC), located in Houston, Texas, is seeking out applications from school teachers who wish to fly scientific experiments aboard the agency’s reduced-gravity aircraft in 2013.
The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) mission is part of NASA’s Mars Scout program. Set to launch in 2013, the mission will explore the Red Planet’s upper atmosphere and its interactions with the sun and solar wind, giving insight into the history of Mars’ atmosphere and climate, liquid water, and planetary habitability. Image […]
Whichever way one looks at the situation, the International Space Station has either already passed – or is approaching – the halfway mark of its existence. Its future beyond 2020 remains unclear, but its potential remains enormous. Photo Credit: NASA
A year or so before The End, the process will begin.