Michoud Assembly Facility

February 20, 2016

NASA just smashed its record for astronaut applications—18,000+

Despite uncertainty about destinations, NASA will now trim field down to 8-14 candidates. Back in 1978, excitement about the future of NASA, with the space shuttle […]
February 18, 2016

Boom! NASA Wants to Bring Back Supersonic X-Planes

NASA wants to revive its storied “X-plane” division, one of the coolest aviation programs ever, with an eye toward making the future of commercial flight quieter, […]
February 9, 2016

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Prepares For First Launch In 2018

The race to Mars is on, and NASA’s mission to the Red Planet has just begun another important phase. The backbone of the new Orion crew module […]
September 22, 2015

NASA’s ‘Mars Trek’ could help find human landing sites on Red Planet

Astronauts won’t be landing on Mars for another two decades or so, but NASA announced Monday that an updated version of its interactive virtual map of […]