| 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...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 3:04 PM
After a short delay thanks to the Florida weather NASA's final shuttle launched marking the end of an era.
The shuttle Atlantis is carrying the 4-person crew to the International Space Station though it's a bit un-nerving to think the success of the...
| Jun 17, 2012
They don't look much like boats, or robots for that matter. Yet a small fleet of crewless watercraft are to be sent right into the paths of tropical storms for the first time this year with an important mission: Collect valuable ocean and atmospheric data...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 12:14 PM
United Space Alliance has extensive experience in space operations. Headquartered in Houston, USA has employees in Texas, Florida and Alabama. The company supports NASA's International Space Station program, the commercial and international space...
| Nov 28, 2011
NASA is testing the next generation of space exploration about 60 miles Northeast of New Orleans. Vanessa Bolano made the drive to give us an inside look at what's going on at Stennis Space Center.
Astronauts have walked on the moon, yet today NASA...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 9:06 PM
The Orion capsule was unveiled at the Kennedy Space Center Monday.
It was built at the NASA's Michoud plant.
The capsule is designed to fly astronauts to the moon, asteroids and eventually Mars.
It's scheduled for a test flight in 2014.
The Orion is...
| 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,...