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December 28, 2017

NASA Visitor Center to Open Astronaut Training Attraction in 2018

A new year is bringing a new astronaut-themed attraction to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. The all-new Astronaut Training Experience (ATX), opening in […]
November 14, 2017

NASA Speeds Up Testing of Critical Orion Astronaut-Escape System

A key safety system on NASA’s Orion spacecraft — one that could save lives during launch — will undergo a major test sooner than expected, the […]
February 10, 2017

HERE’S WHAT NASA’S EUROPA LANDER COULD LOOK LIKE

IT’S DESIGNED TO SEARCH FOR LIFE ON JUPITER’S ICY MOON While many of NASA’s current missions are investigating Mars or various asteroids, a mission launching in […]
October 21, 2014

25 Years Ago, NASA Envisioned Its Own ‘Orient Express’

The National Aero-Space Plane was to be a revolutionary advance beyond the space shuttle. In his 1986 State of the Union address, President Ronald Reagan promised “a new […]
August 27, 2014

NASA's asteroid plan may be cheapest route to Mars

WASHINGTON — NASA plans to redirect a small asteroid into lunar orbit during the next decade as part of a steppingstone approach to landing astronauts on […]
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, […]
September 4, 2013

Inside NASA’s Mission Improbable: catching an asteroid

WASHINGTON—NASA is looking for a rock. It has to be out there somewhere — a small asteroid circling the sun and passing close to Earth. It […]
August 6, 2013

Lori Garver Leaving NASA for Air Line Pilots Association

WASHINGTON — NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver is stepping down Sept. 6 to take the top staff job at the Washington-based Air Line Pilots Association, SpaceNews […]
December 10, 2012

To reach final frontier, NASA can't go it alone

Washington: If NASA wants to help humans boldly go where no man has gone before, the US space agency must work with other countries, say experts who […]