March 14, 2014

NASA’s Trash is Some People’s Treasure

From the early days of spaceflight, humankind’s daring ventures beyond Earth’s atmosphere have been a source of wonderment to many. And, like all major historical endeavors, […]
February 9, 2014

Giant astronaut statue planned in visitor's center near NASA

The City of Webster is planning a 20,000 square-foot space-themed attraction with a towering astronaut statue to beckon visitors along I-45. They hope to attract at […]
February 1, 2014

Challenger and the Diminishment of the NASA Space Program

We are in a time of solemn NASA anniversaries. On 27 January 1967, the Apollo 1 (AS-204) fire claimed the lives of astronauts Virgil “Gus” Grissom, […]
January 29, 2014

NASA's week of tragedy: Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia remembered

It was early evening on Jan. 27, 1967 when tragedy first struck NASA. The three astronauts set to be the first manned mission of the Apollo […]
December 17, 2013

How to Make an Apollo Spacesuit – Beginner

Greg B. of Bellingham, Washington, developed this really cool tutorial for making your own Apollo Astronaut costume. This is a simpler, beginner-level tutorial, so if you […]
October 28, 2013

Bring back Moon missions, says Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell

Captain Jim Lovell, who led the crew of Apollo 13 to safety after their spacecraft was damaged by an explosion, wants to see the return of […]
October 1, 2013

So – you’re still interested in astronomy?

So – you’re still interested in astronomy? If you remember, last time we took a look at 10 things you might want to know about our […]
August 28, 2013

Evidence of Internal Moon Water Found

Scientists have detected magmatic water — water that originates from deep within the Moon’s interior — on the surface of the Moon. These findings represent the first […]
August 15, 2013

NASA teams up with U.S. Navy to test capsule recovery

NORFOLK, Va. — The Navy and NASA are testing out how they’ll recover astronauts once they splash down in the ocean following future missions to deep […]