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.
October 8, 2014 The first American woman to walk in space shares her experience, three decades later.
October 1, 2014 A refrigerator-sized spacecraft will give scientists advance notice of a solar storm affecting Earth.
August 26, 2014 A different kind of space race is coming to an end.
August 18, 2014 The satellite will take infrared photos of the Earth for Peru.
August 15, 2014 "Night Cities" is an ambitious project to create an atlas of urban space photography.
August 13, 2014 Taking science experiments to the skies.
August 11, 2014 Taking the long view on U.S.-Russia planetary defense.
August 6, 2014 NASA satellite images reveal less nitrogen dioxide.
August 5, 2014 New features and images added.
July 25, 2014 SpaceX had charged the government with violating fair contracting procedures in its lawsuit.
July 16, 2014 The agency thinks we'll find life on other planets soon, but we may not be exchanging messages for a while.
July 11, 2014 On Sunday, set your sights east to catch the fiery ascent of a resupply for the International Space Station.
July 8, 2014 As the presumed-dead probe hurtles toward Earth, the deadline for saving it looms.
June 19, 2014 In a new approach to planetary science, a small satellite would rain even smaller satellites on Jupiter's moon.
June 12, 2014 Before humans can land on Mars, scientists have to wrestle with atmospheric conditions back home.
June 4, 2014 But we’ll have to increase NASA’s budget and cooperate with China, report concludes.
June 4, 2014 The image draws on nine year's worth of shots taken by the Hubble Telescope.
June 3, 2014 If the largest ever supersonic parachute works, we'll be a step closer to putting a human on Mars.
May 23, 2014 An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket took off from Cape Canaveral in Florida, equipped with a "classified satellite" for the National Reconnaissance Office.
May 15, 2014 Elon Musk wants a ticket to Mars to cost $500,000. For those left behind, he'll have a cheap electric car for you.
May 2, 2014 University of Connecticut alum Rick Mastracchio will tell the engineering school's graduating seniors to reach for the stars.
April 18, 2014 From space, the U.S. Curiosity rover looks scarab-like.
March 7, 2014 Today, Florida. Tomorrow, Mars.
March 3, 2014 Space agencies across the planet launch the most ambitious plan yet to understand how the world's water works.
August 28, 2013 Nighttime images show the gradual spread of the tremendous wildfire, which is burning brighter than the city lights of Reno.
August 15, 2013 And also seafood chowder ... and curried noodles ... and Spam.
August 6, 2013 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, 2013 A way to get 99 percent of the way into space, at 1 percent of the cost of a satellite
June 21, 2013 Nearly 1,000 frames, combined into a single Martian mosaic.
May 17, 2013 Another victory for Opportunity, the spunky little rover driving on Mars
April 4, 2013 It sits on the Red Planet, flapping hauntingly in the wind.
March 20, 2013 Behold: "One of the whitest things" we've seen on the Red Planet
March 12, 2013 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.