Big NASA Budget Cuts to Slash Mars Missions,...
But not to worry! Apparently human spaceflight is still faring well, and might even get a bump up: http://news.yahoo.com/big-nasa-budget-cuts-slash-mars-missions-experts-020004601.html
NASA's Kepler confirms 26 new planets
The US space agency said Thursday its Kepler space telescope mission has confirmed 26 new planets outside our solar system, all of them orbiting too close to their host stars to sustain life. Scattered across 11 planetary systems, their temperatures would be too hot for survival, as they all circle their stars closer than Venus, the second planet from the Sun, which has a surface temperature...
SLS and Mars!
Alright just so you guys can read them all at once and REALIZE HOW FRIGGIN’ EXCITING THIS IS (these are all tweets tweeted by SLS, on the lecture that Todd May, SLS Program Manager and Mark Kirasich, Orion Deputy Program Manager for Pass the Torch gave today:) May: We have a lot of existing technologies that will be used on the Space Launch System. May: SLS will carry 154,000 - 286,000...
Scientists puzzled by region outside solar system
A glimpse beyond our solar system reveals the neighborhood just outside the sun’s influence is different and stranger than expected, scientists reported Tuesday. One oddity is the amount of oxygen. There are more oxygen atoms floating freely in the solar system than in the immediate interstellar space, or the vast region between stars. Scientists were unsure why, but they said it’s...
February 2012 - Launch Calendar →
Last updated Feb. 2, 2012.
Images from the Dark Side of the Moon -- NASA's... →
NASA released footage Wednesday from one of the agency’s twin GRAIL lunar probes, showing the rugged far side of the moon in a time lapse video from a camera built to help educate and inspire U.S. middle school students.
"Remembering Columbia -- In their own words" →
The last crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia talk about their dreams of being astronauts and the spectacle of flying above the Earth in this retrospective.
Apollo 1: The Fire That Shocked NASA →
Gingrich Space Plan Promises the Moon, Literally:... →
Most Amazing High Definition Image of Earth - Blue... →
6 Myths Everyone Believes about Space (Thanks to... →
Discovery of Earth-like Planet "Thrilling" →
Scientists looking for life on other planets like to talk about the “Goldilocks Zone” — not too hot, not too cold, but just right. Now, researchers at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., have found a planet — Kepler-22b — that’s right in that zone.
Is the New Physics Here? Atom Smashers Get an... →
For everyone that asks me what I'm going to do now...
Every time I tell someone that I’ve worked at NASA, or that I want to be an astronaut, that person goes, “Oh really? So what are you going to do now that NASA’s over?” Uh. NASA is not over. Lol. Neither is the space program. It might be a couple of years before we go anywhere, but we’re still launching people as I speak. Just with Russia. ._. Read about C3PO...
Want to be an astronaut? →
NASA’s hiring a whole new class of astronauts. If you’ve got the goods, go apply!