Science

June 14, 2013

NASA works on reusability for its Orion next-generation spaceship

Since the space shuttle’s retirement in 2011, NASA has relied on Russian rockets to launch its astronauts to space. But the United States plans to have […]
June 13, 2013

MADE IN SPACE AND NASA TO SEND FIRST 3D PRINTER INTO SPACE

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — To prepare for a future where parts can be built on-demand in space, Made in Space, the space manufacturing company, has partnered […]
June 8, 2013

NASA's biggest rocket yet aims for 2017 test flight

NASA’s largest rocket yet, a vehicle under development called the Space Launch System (SLS), is on track for its first test flight in 2017, according to […]
June 6, 2013

New Mars Rock Mystery: What Has Curiosity Discovered Now?

NASA’s Curiosity rover is still uncovering new headscratchers for its science team as it finishes up exploration at its second drill site, nicknamed Cumberland. Figuring out the […]
June 3, 2013

3-D Printing: NASA’s Next Frontier

NASA is looking to boldly take 3-D printing where no 3-D printer has gone before. As NASA plans ventures deeper into space, flights that already cost […]
June 2, 2013

First Glimpse of Moving Starlight

The entire cosmos is filled with light that has never been seen. Every star in every galaxy that’s ever existed in our universe has emitted starlight. Curious […]
June 1, 2013

Mars-bound astronauts will print food & tools.

NASA will transport 3D printers to space so astronauts can print tools — and potentially even food. NASA’s chief administrator Charles Bolden discussed the role of 3D […]
May 30, 2013

Moon telescope to offer new views of Earth and space

A telescope that is set to launch to the moon in 2015 will allow the public to go on the Internet and view the Earth from […]
May 25, 2013

The Wow! Signal: Intercepted Alien Transmission?

SETI, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, has seen astronomers scouring the sky for decades in hopes of receiving artificially generated radio signals sent by alien civilizations. […]