The National Aeronautics and Space Administration
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is responsible for the U.S. space program, including space travel, research and military aerospace programs. The agency was established in 1958.
May 17 Another victory for Opportunity, the spunky little rover driving on Mars
May 3 The Kepler spacecraft started its mission from Florida in 2009, but the it may not last much longer.
May 1 Blaming budget cuts, the U.S. space agency has inked a deal for Roscosmos to ferry six astronauts to the International Space Station.
April 26 The $100 billion worth of satellites orbiting earth are in more danger than ever from space junk.
April 24 You better sit down for this one.
April 24 What Android phones in orbit could mean for the future of satellite tech.
April 22 ...But you will have a very fun time in the process.
April 10 It's rehydrated, ghastly pink, a little bit slimy ... and apparently delicious
April 4 It sits on the Red Planet, flapping hauntingly in the wind.
March 29 Twenty years ago, humans had never identified a single planet outside our own solar system. Now we have pictures.
March 28 Meet Ivan Ivanovich, the mannequin who beta tested space.
March 20 Behold: "One of the whitest things" we've seen on the Red Planet
March 12 NASA's Mars Curiosity rover drilled into a rock and found that it contained a clay-like material.
December 11, 2012 NASA captures, quite literally, gravity's rainbow.
October 31, 2012 "We have the same laws of chemistry, physics. If there are any locations where there are the basic ingredients, there should be the basic ingredients for life."
October 24, 2012 A fleet of vehicles ready to explore lunar and Martian terrains
August 22, 2012 Planned for 2016, NASA's next mission to Mars will examine the planet's geophysics.
August 6, 2012 There are reasons the space agency is so popular on the Internet.
August 6, 2012 SpaceX won a NASA contract worth $440 million to develop the next generation of space transportation vehicles.
July 31, 2012 Rover will inspect Mars' environment for minerals, gases and water.