Google Play icon
Exploring the Moon Promises Innovation and Benefit at Home

June 7, 2019

Walking on another world was science fiction until NASA’s Apollo program made it a reality. Fifty years later,…
50 Years Ago, Apollo 8 Preparations at L-8 Weeks

October 27, 2018

As Apollo 7 completed its highly successful engineering test mission, preparations intensified for the next flight, Apollo 8,…
NASA Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 7

October 12, 2018

On Oct. 11, 1968, NASA launched its first crewed Apollo mission, which paved the way for the moon landing less…
STS-8: The First Shuttle Night Launch & Landing

August 31, 2018

With its first two flights successfully completed, Space Shuttle Challenger was ready to head back into space.  As…
Skylab 2: Mission Accomplished!

June 23, 2018

The first three articles in this mini-series described the near disastrous launch of the Skylab space station and the tireless…
How Spacecraft Testing Enabled Bone Marrow Research

February 23, 2018

In the 1970s, a NASA employee stepped up to a challenge posed by the National Institutes of Health…
20 Years Ago: Station Partners Sign Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA)

January 30, 2018

The International Space Station (ISS) is the largest and most complex international science and engineering project in history,…
55 Years Ago: Mariner 2 First to Venus

December 15, 2017

In 1962, Mariner 2 completed the first successful close-up observations of another planet when it flew by Venus. …
Apollo 4 was First-Ever Launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

November 10, 2017

Fifty years ago this month, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida experienced the roar of a rocket from…
Launching the Space Race: Making Space

March 7, 2017

No handheld, perpetually networked electronica. No social media. No 24/7 news. Little instant anything. The only immediacy was…
This Week in NASA History: First Hubble-servicing Mission Launches — Dec. 2, 1993

December 1, 2016

This week in 1993, space shuttle Endeavour launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center for the first servicing mission…
Gemini XII Crew Masters the Challenges of Spacewalks

November 2, 2016

In the 20 months following the first piloted Gemini mission, NASA astronauts demonstrated the ability to change orbits,…
NASA Armstrong Celebrates 70 Years of Flight Research

September 28, 2016

The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics sent 13 engineers and support staff to California’s Mojave Desert in September…
50th Anniversary of Lunar Orbiter 1 Mission

August 11, 2016

Today is the 50th anniversary of the launch of the first of five lunar orbiters that returned images of…
This Week in NASA History: Chandra X-Ray Observatory Delivered to Low-Earth Orbit — July 22, 1999

July 23, 2016

This week in 1999, space shuttle Columbia delivered the Chandra X-Ray Observatory — shown here being installed and…
NASA’s Viking Data Lives on, Inspires 40 Years Later

July 21, 2016

Forty years ago, NASA’s Viking mission made history when it became the first mission to successfully land a…
Gemini X Set Records for Rendezvous, Altitude Above Earth

July 7, 2016

In mid-1966, Gemini X continued advancing NASA’s capabilities for operating in space with a record-setting, three-day flight. Two…
Fifty Years of Moon Dust: Surveyor 1 was a Pathfinder for Apollo

June 3, 2016

Before humans could take their first steps on the moon, that mysterious and forbidding surface had to be…
Gemini IX Crew Found ‘Angry Alligator’ in Earth Orbit

June 2, 2016

NASA’s Gemini IX mission was another step in developing technology for future spaceflights from Apollo to the agency’s…
NASA Celebrating 90 Years: Robert Goddard’s Rocket and the Launch of Spaceflight

March 16, 2016

Ninety years ago, on March 16, 1926, a rocket lifted off – not with a bang, but with…
NASA Langley Researchers Recall Work on First Rendezvous in Space

December 16, 2015

Fifty years ago, the two-tiered NASA mission Gemini 7/6A made history by proving that two independently launched spacecraft —…
Technology Org App
Google Play icon
86,007 science & technology articles

Most Popular Articles

  1. Universe is a Sphere and Not Flat After All According to a New Research (November 7, 2019)
  2. NASA Scientists Confirm Water Vapor on Europa (November 19, 2019)
  3. This Artificial Leaf Turns Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel (November 8, 2019)
  4. How Do We Colonize Ceres? (November 21, 2019)
  5. Scientists have Discovered a Place on Earth with no Biological Life (November 25, 2019)

Follow us

Facebook   Twitter   Pinterest   Tumblr   RSS   Newsletter via Email