| Jan 15, 2012
Russia's Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, a Mars probe that malfunctioned, is expected to fall back into Earth's atmosphere as early as this weekend. It will crash to our planet's surface, but is unlikely to hurt anyone on the ground. These 10 facts won't hurt...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 3:06 PM
With the touchdown of space shuttle Atlantis, it's the end of an era for NASA. As the shuttle program draws to a close, at least one astronaut says we've accomplished much to be proud of and there's plenty of hope for the future.
Between lunar orbit and...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 4:12 PM
It is nice living here in a small town where folks watch out after one another. It sometimes seems to me like it is us against the world, and in a community of artists these times can be tight even without floods.
The Sawdust Art Festival is made up of...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:07 AM
NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, the agency’s number two in command, visited Langley Research Center in Hampton on Thursday.
Speaking to Langley employees about NASA’s proposed 2013 budget, Garver said the spending plan reflects the...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 10:47 AM
If you thought the Michoud plant essentially closed down when the space shuttle program ended last year, guess again.
Inside the sprawling facility, engineers are busily building America's next two space projects: the SLS rocket and the Orion spacecraft,...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 6:48 AM
OUTER SPACE (KTLA) -- Mars is set to swing into opposition Saturday, leaving stargazers with one of their closest views yet of the Red Planet, according to NASA.
During opposition, Mars and the sun are on directly opposite sides of Earth. From our...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 1:30 PM
NASA Langley Director Lesa Roe sent the following note to Langley employees today following NASA headquarter's announcement of a new NASA rocket.
Yesterday the Administrator revealed the design for the new space launch
system (SLS) that will give...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Long are the days of space shuttles and rocket launches...meet Orion!
It's the newest toy NASA’s developed as part of their deep space exploration program mand it's got some pretty impressive perks.
The old space shuttle program cost nearly $2-...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:42 PM
If you're easily startled by big, low-flying airplanes, you'll need to get a good grip on the steering wheel Monday.
NASA will be starting a monthlong campaign of air pollution sampling, using a four-engine turboprop P-3B Orion to skim 1,000 feet over...
| May 26, 2011
| 6:52 PM
Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle.
Its mission: To explore strange new worlds... To seek out new life; new civilizations... To boldly go where no one has gone before!
That`s NASA`s mission even though...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 7:09 AM
HAMPTON — The intensity in Steven Gayle’s voice grew as NASA’s 18,000-pound Orion test capsule landed in the pool.
“Don’t flip over, don’t flip over, don’t flip over,” he said as the spacecraft lurched...