| 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-...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 8:24 PM
The deputy director of NASA Langley Research Center will serve as the keynote speaker at Thomas Nelson Community College's commencement ceremony this year.
Stephen Jurczyk will address graduates at the May 16 event, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Leaders from six NASA facilities will visit Langley Research Center in Hampton on Tuesday to discuss the agency’s new deep space rocket.
The meeting, which is closed to the media, comes less than two months after NASA announced the Space Launch...
| 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...