Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

August 22, 2016

Aspiring Astronauts: 4 Best Degrees for a Shot at Working for NASA

If you want to work at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) one day, you should be aware of two things. The first is that […]
July 29, 2016


We tend to think of space as the final frontier, full of new and exciting worlds to explore. As such, it’s easy to forget there are […]
March 5, 2016

NASA Mission To Send Astronauts To An Asteroid Falls Behind Schedule

As part of NASA’s “Journey to Mars“, a robot will travel to an asteroid, grab a large boulder off of it, and then bring the boulder […]
March 2, 2016

The 2016 Presidential Candidates' Views on NASA and Space Exploration

Want to get to Mars? Well, NASA needs money to do it, and the president, along with Congress, mostly calls the shots. But NASA has been […]
February 26, 2016

Congress wants to make it harder for the president to change NASA's long-term plans

NASA’s priorities are vulnerable to new presidential administrations, but a bill debated today in Congress could make it more difficult for the White House to alter […]
February 24, 2016

Why NASA Received A Record Number Of Astronaut Applications And What They Can Expect Next

Over 18,300 people have applied to join NASA’s latest astronaut class, breaking the previous record of 8,000 submissions set in 1978. This year’s turnout was also nearly 3 times […]
February 13, 2016

NASA: 'Help Wanted' for Future Mission to Mars

NASA has put out the word — it’s hiring the next generation of astronauts, the first new class in four years. But what makes this class […]
January 27, 2016

NASA Day of Remembrance: Lost Astronauts Honored Thursday

NASA will honor the memories of its fallen astronauts during a series of special ceremonies Thursday (Jan. 28), the 30th anniversary of the Challenger space shuttle […]
January 17, 2016

NASA's Not Ready to Go to Mars, Panel Finds

The new annual report from the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an external advisory group that makes safety recommendations for NASA, strongly questions whether the space […]