An international Earth-observing mission launched in 2011 to study the salinity of the ocean surface ended June 8 when an essential part of the power and attitude control system for the SAC-D spacecraft, stopped operating.
Could a liquid water ocean beneath the surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa have the ingredients to support life? Here's how NASA's mission to Europa would find out.
Science drives exploration and nowhere is that more evident than through our discoveries about Mars. From Apollo to the Curiosity rover, the pace of scientific exploration will allow us to answer the question: Are We Alone?
Dr. Valerie Wiesner is a materials research engineer at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio. She is responsible for evaluating high-temperature interactions between Calcium-Magnesium Aluminosilicate and Environmental Barrier Coating materials for aircraft turbine engine development.
The GPM Core Observatory launched one year ago on Feb. 27, 2014 as a collaboration between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and acts as the standard to unify precipitation measurements from a network of 12 satellites.
JPL engineers are working on a small helicopter that could ‘scout’ a trail for future Mars rovers, but getting a chopper that could fly in the Martian atmosphere is tricky.
During the 'State of NASA 2016' speech, administrator Charles Bolden talked about the space agency's Orion, Boeing's CST-100, and SpaceX's Dragon spacecrafts.
As the first African American woman to go into space and a physician, Mae Jemison shares her thoughts on the importance of STEM education with over 1,000 educators and advocates at Forum 2014.