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.
September 27 Sharpie notes and other indications astronauts were there.
September 25 The past and the future of travel beyond Earth.
August 28 Nighttime images show the gradual spread of the tremendous wildfire, which is burning brighter than the city lights of Reno.
August 23 If engineers can build bots that can land themselves on Mars, surely they can produce less sophisticated systems for our vehicles.
August 20 ... But also, imagine being an astronaut and waking to find a mystery object outside your window.
August 15 And also seafood chowder ... and curried noodles ... and Spam.
August 6 From the earliest years of the space program, the exploration of other worlds has been a source of the same techno-anxieties we have today.
July 8 A way to get 99 percent of the way into space, at 1 percent of the cost of a satellite
June 21 Nearly 1,000 frames, combined into a single Martian mosaic.
May 17 Another victory for Opportunity, the spunky little rover driving on Mars
April 4 It sits on the Red Planet, flapping hauntingly in the wind.
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.