NASA

The False Hope of an American Rocket Launch

Even in the tumultuous Apollo era, the feats of the country’s space program were a momentary diversion, not a national salve.

NASA Seeks to Improve How It Learns About New Technology

The space agency wants input from partners regarding how it collects information about new tech innovation.

The Thorniest Subject at NASA Right Now

The space agency is carefully following pandemic measures. Elon Musk thinks they’re overblown. But both are going to the moon together.

NASA to Host Virtual Hackathon on COVID-19 Challenges

The space agency and its partners will host a two-day hackathon on May 30-31.

One Thing Space Agencies Must Watch Out for Now: Cats

Operating a mission is a labyrinthian process from start to finish, with all kinds of checks and fail-safes along the way.

NASA Engineers Rapidly Create Ventilator Tailored to Treat COVID-19 Patients

The new device is under Food and Drug Administration review for emergency-use authorization.

NASA Warns Employees of ‘Exponential’ Increase in Cyber Threats

The Office of the Chief Information Officer sent a memo detailing how teleworking employees can protect agency systems. 

How Christina Koch Could Become a Spaceflight Legend

One of the astronauts in NASA’s current corps could be the first in a generation to walk on the moon—or the first to walk on Mars.

The Legacy of a Hidden Figure

The stories of black women at the space agency were once buried so deep that it felt like a revelation when they were brought to light.

NASA Tech Could Replace Passwords with Your Heartbeat

The space agency announced several health and biotech technology transfer opportunities.

NASA Will Only Tolerate So Much Danger

An investigation into what really went wrong with Boeing's last space mission turned up serious issues.

NASA Solicits Ideas on its Future Moon Rovers

It’s all part of what the agency calls “a coordinated approach to explore the lunar surface.”