Congress might be under some pressure this year as the White House has dropped another astronomical bill in their laps. Perhaps less controversial than bills past, this proposal is for NASA’s base budget in 2015.
Dale Gardner’s countless contributions to NASA as well as his country will not be forgotten. Gardner passed away last Wednesday in Colorado Springs, Colorado. His 8½-year career with NASA came during an historical time for the space program.
Spring is just about four weeks away, but the winter remains the coldest it has been all year. Despite warmer days in the past week, winter is still roaring in certain areas. A NASA satellite photographed the Great Lakes on Feb. 19th and showed that the bodies of water were 80% frozen.
In 2024 the Mars One project plans to send a crew of astronauts from Earth to the Red Planet. Thus far in the process, there is no technology to develop a return flight from Mars, so the participants will be receiving a one-way ticket. This project is not popular among Islamic leaders.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have successfully cultivated vegetables in space. They were grown in the space station’s greenhouse “Lada," which is a vegetation chamber created to provide a "space garden" for astronauts during their long flights.
NASA has announced that there will be five significant cosmic events occurring in outer space this week that include stars and planets, which should keep sky-watchers entertained from February 3rd until February 8th.
A camera that was allegedly used by the eighth man who walked on the moon in 1971 is up for sale at an auction in Austria, according to the sales' organizers.
President Obama and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden conducted a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday to honor the men and women who were lost in space tragedies. The NASA memorial day acknowledged and celebrated the lives of victims lost in the three spaceflight disaster...
Fruit flies may reveal how the immune system is damaged during prolonged space travel.
President Obama’s announcement to support the extension of the operation of the International Space Station has been great news for scientists and engineers. They have been granted the time they need to pursue future exploration, scientific discoveries and economic development in their field.
President Obama will be giving a State of the Union Address later tonight, but let's not forget that today marks the 28th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger disaster.
An astronomer at the University of West Virginia believes he has discovered a never-before-seen hydrogen river that is flowing through space and streaming into the galaxy of NGC 6946. His discovery is attributed to the use of the National Science Foundation's Green Bank Telescope.