The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
NASA has announced that all staff are now under a mandatory order to work from home. Jim Bridenstine, the space agency's administrator, made the announcement on Tuesday. The mandate is in effect "until..
Katherine Johnson, the black NASA mathematician portrayed in the film "Hidden Figures" for her key role in sending humans to the moon, died on Monday (February 24) at the age of 101. Tamara Lindstrom..
NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who led the first all-female spacewalk in 2019 and now holds the record for the longest stay in space by a woman, told reporters on Wednesday that she believes any record..
The Solar Orbiter, built by NASA and the European Space Agency set off on an unprecedented mission to the sun, expected to yield insight into how solar radiant energy affects Earth. Soraya Ali reports.
NASA is working on the Artemis program that aims to land humans on the moon by 2024. The space agency has put forward a plan showing what a US lunar presence may look like after the milestone. a.. WorldNews - Published
launch targeted for later this year from Kennedy Space Center Shannon Walker looking out of the international space station’s cupola at the Caribbean view beneath on November 25, 2010. (NASA Image).. WorldNews - Published
(CNN)NASA's Curiosity rover just conquered a major milestone on Mars -- and it took a selfie to celebrate the feat. Curiosity recently finished a record-setting climb by rolling up its steepest hill to.. WorldNews - Published
If you’re a designer or engineer who’s stuck at home and bored, then NASA has a challenge for you. The agency has developed a robot for digging on the moon, called Regolith Advanced Surface Systems.. WorldNews - Published
NASA's Chris Cassidy and his two Russian crewmates have been taking precautions to stay germ-free before their April 9 launch to the International Space Station, frequently washing their hands and.. USATODAY.com - Published
Mars has been the major playground to find extra-terrestrial life and is indeed an obsession for astrophysicists. Many research and discoveries so far have suggested life forms existed on the planet.. WorldNews - Published
New York (CNN)Adidas is one of the latest companies to send materials to the International Space Station in the name of science. Or, in this particular case, more comfortable footwear. Dozens of.. WorldNews - Published
Tonight on SBS World News: Aged Care providers meet in Canberra to discuss how best to protect those most vulnerable from COVID-19, the International Criminal Court to probe alleged war crimes in.. SBS - Published
NASA’s Curiosity rover has scooped up interesting organic compounds on the surface of Mars, which hint that early forms of life could be present on the Red Planet. The car-sized machine has been.. WorldNews - Published
(CNN)Satellite images released by NASA and the European Space Agency reveal that air pollution over China has gone down since the coronavirus outbreak. Production in many factories has been halted and.. WorldNews - Published
The InSight lander, a Nasa spacecraft sent to study the deep interior of Mars (Image: PA/ Nasa) The latest Nasa spacecraft to touch down on Mars has been swarmed by thousands of dust devils. These.. WorldNews - Published
Here's the latest for Monday, February 24: Harvey Weinsten is found guilty on two charges; Kobe Bryant is honored with a public memorial at the Staples Center; President Donald Trump visits India;.. USATODAY.com - Published
Mars is a constantly tremoring "living" body, researchers said Monday as they unveiled measurements of seismic activity on the red planet showing similar tremble rates to Earth or the Moon. France 24 - Published
Katherine Johnson, the black woman whose mathematical genius took her from a behind-the-scenes job in a segregated NASA as portrayed in the film “Hidden Figures” to a key role in sending humans to.. France 24 - Published
Thousands of years ago, the Sahara desert was a lush and verdant place more akin to a savannah, where giraffes, hippos, and crocodiles roamed, farmers let their dairy herds graze, and people ate a lot.. WorldNews - Published
US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has detected a plausible threat for the Earth. The premier space agency has traced an asteroid which will eventually come very close.. WorldNews - Published
NASA’s space snowman is revealing fresh secrets from its home far beyond Pluto. More than a year after its close encounter with the snowman-shaped object, the New Horizons spacecraft is still sending.. WorldNews - Published
A view of the icy moon Europa, which is believed to have an ocean hidden beneath its frozen crust (Image: Nasa) A British space scientist has claimed alien creatures resembling octopuses could live on.. WorldNews - Published
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Monday asked Congress for $25.2 billion (£19.52 billion) for NASA in 2021, the agency's biggest budget in decades, calling for steady increases over five.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
minstrelmike shares a report. From the article: The best way to get a feel for what NASA's job was like is to read some of the code, now immortalized in a GitHub repository. Choose a file at random.... WorldNews - Published
A new probe built by NASA and the European Space Agency set off on a blazing hot journey to the sun on Sunday to take the first close-up look at the star's polar regions, a mission expected to yield.. Reuters - Published
Europe and NASA's Solar Orbiter rocketed into space Sunday night on an unprecedented mission to capture the first pictures of the sun's elusive poles. The sun's polar regions have never been.. USATODAY.com - Published
Boeing narrowly missed a "catastrophic failure" during its December flight test of an unmanned space taxi that was cut short by an unrelated problem, a NASA safety review panel said Thursday,.. Reuters - Published
In top news of the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an all-out attack on the opposition as he replied to a debate on Motion of Thanks to the President's Address in Parliament. In another.. DNA - Published