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  • Professor helps craft marching orders for Mars rover

    SEATTLE These are exciting days for the earthbound scientists who study Mars. Data from a NASA rover creeping across the red planet's surface is rewriting our understanding of Mars' geological history and offering tantalizing clues to the possibility that...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Small things are sometimes more telling of government dysfunction

    WASHINGTON Most of the ubiquitous reviews of 2014 center on the obvious the rise of the Islamic State, the Republican resurgence at the election polls, the tension between minorities and the police. But often it is the small things that occurred in the...
  • NASA hires Rosedale company for work at Wallops Island

    NASA hires Rosedale company for work at Wallops Island
    NASA hired Baltimore company Dvorak LLC to upgrade electrical systems at its Wallops Flight Facility on the Delmarva peninsula. The space agency is paying the company $5.1 million to improve the systems in Wallops' North Island buildings, as well as...
  • NASA Langley aims for younger workforce

    NASA Langley aims for younger workforce
    This isn't your grandfather's NASA. That's the gist of a growing push at the space agency as a whole, and at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton in particular, to get more peach fuzz among the grizzled veterans of its workforce. In fact, NASA...
  • Six science stories we can't wait to follow in 2015

    Some serious groundwork has been laid. Some amazing instruments are turning on. Some incredible destinations are in sight. If you ask us, 2015 is going to be an awesome year in science. From solar system exploration to new adventures in particle physics...
  • NASA team hacks Opportunity to treat Mars rover's amnesia

    NASA team hacks Opportunity to treat Mars rover's amnesia
    NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity has been working well into its golden years – after nearly 11 years roaming the Red Planet, it has survived more than 40 times past its warranty. But now, this trusty veteran explorer is experiencing some...
  • Q&A: JPL's Charles Elachi maps out the scientific frontier

    Q&A: JPL's Charles Elachi maps out the scientific frontier
    Employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada Flintridge spent a busy year in 2014 launching new missions and receiving data that will forever change the way we think about the planets in our solar system and the universe beyond. At the...
  • Supermoon eclipse, meteor showers on 2015 skywatching calendar

    Supermoon eclipse, meteor showers on 2015 skywatching calendar
    The highlight of 2015 for skywatchers could be the coincidence of a "supermoon" and a late-night full lunar eclipse in September. Otherwise, there are plenty of chances to see distant planets and shooting stars. There are also sure to be sightings of...
  • Webb telescope at risk of schedule delays, report finds

    Webb telescope at risk of schedule delays, report finds
    NASA is at risk of falling behind schedule in developing the successor to Hubble Space Telescope, due to be launched in October 2018, a government report found. All of the major parts of the James Webb Space Telescope have experienced delays in the...
  • NASA Langley must wait on asteroid decision

    NASA Langley must wait on asteroid decision
    Engineers at NASA Langley Research Center will have to wait a bit longer to find out if their robotic system will be chosen for the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), planned as a proving ground for technologies needed to send astronauts to Mars. NASA had...
  • Super Guppy flies in futuristic plane part for testing at NASA Langley

    Super Guppy flies in futuristic plane part for testing at NASA Langley
    Everywhere the oddball Super Guppy flies, it draws a crowd — even at NASA Langley Research Center, whose engineers and technicians have seen plenty of "oddball" over decades of aeronautics and space research. But the Super Guppy is a giant, whale-...