Curiosity (rover)

November 28, 2014

Alleged former NASA employee says there was a secret manned mission to Mars in 1979

Conspiracy theorists have gone wild over a ‘confession’ from a woman who claims to be a former NASA employee that she saw human beings on Mars […]
June 2, 2014

NASA to test giant Mars parachute on Earth

The skies off the Hawaiian island of Kauai will be a stand-in for Mars as NASA prepares to launch a saucer-shaped vehicle in an experimental flight […]
April 30, 2014

Star Trek’s William Shatner awarded medal by NASA

William Shatner, who is famous for having played the beloved Captain Kirk on the original ‘Star Trek’ television series, received high honors from NASA over the […]
April 12, 2014

Watch NASA simulate a Mars landing

To make sure the (very expensive) equipment we’re sending to Mars don’t crash into the ground, NASA’s putting its huge supersonic parachutes through a grueling test. Wait, what […]
December 29, 2013

NASA’s twitchy bouncy roboball may explore Titan one day

A tangle of poles and ropes that looks like an evilly twitching tent may be the precursor of a future robotic explorer, which would be dropped […]