Owen Garriott, a spaceflight pioneer who spent a total of 70 days in outer space, passed away in his home in Huntsville, Alabama this week. Fellow astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Scott Kelly, and Pat Forrester paid tribute to the American hero.
Space April 17, 2019
The United States could have been the first to send a woman to space, new documentary ‘Mercury 13’ reveals. However, it canceled the program for uncertain reasons before it could be completed.
Movies/TV Shows April 22, 2018
Last Sunday, Central Florida residents were jolted awake by a mysterious sonic boom that turned out to be from the unmanned X-37B space plane. What is this 'secret mission' that the U.S. Air Force intended to accomplish?
Space May 10, 2017
Why did NASA give up the Space Shuttle program despite no alternative launch vehicle? Robert Frost delves on issues in funding, human resources, and changes in White House administrations as well as the advent of the Commercial Crew Program.
Space February 4, 2017
A massive, unused fuel tank treks through Los Angeles streets towards its new home at the California Science Center. Known as ET-94, the fuel tank will be integrated with the space shuttle Endeavour.
Space May 22, 2016
India is growing its own wings as one of its indigenous spacecraft will blast off into space for a test flight this month. The reusable spacecraft will mark the country's very first maiden launch.
Space May 16, 2016
NASA's last unflown space shuttle external fuel tank makes its way from New Orleans to its final resting place, the California Science Center. NASA donated ET-94 last year to the museum where it will be displayed alongside Endeavour, a retired space shuttle.
Space April 12, 2016
Jan. 28, 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of NASA’s failed Space Shuttle Challenger’s live launch. The Challenger lifted off on Jan. 28, 1986 and exploded 73 seconds after takeoff. The explosion killed the entire crew, including Christa McAuliffe, the first teacher-astronaut.
Space January 27, 2016
The Father of the Space Shuttle passed away Oct. 12. George Mueller's work on calculated risks made the moon landing possible for the 1970's.
Space October 19, 2015
In an open letter published in Wired, current NASA Administrator and former astronaut Major General Charles Bolden bemoans the lack of funding for space programs, which instead go into the pocket of none other than Russia.
Space September 1, 2015
Forever Remembered celebrates the lives of the 14 astronauts killed during the space shuttle program. What is included in this new NASA exhibit?
August 4, 2015
NASA gives LA museum the last surviving external fuel tank to create a 'full stack' vertical display of Endeavour. Shuttle, tank and solid fuel boosters should make an unforgettable display, museum officials say.
May 28, 2015
Now at a position to oversee NASA, Ted Cruz is bent on bringing focus back to the agency’s core mission, pushing the U.S. back into the forefront of space travel.
Space January 15, 2015
Astronauts visit Minnesota high school named for NASA's Apollo program. Event was intended to inspire students and demonstrate new technologies being considered by the space agency.
November 13, 2014
The Space Shuttle Endeavour is on display to the public at the California Science Center. What's next for the retired spacecraft?
Space October 10, 2014
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station, like those riding the now retired Space Shuttle, are lacking sleep and turning to sleeping pills. A new report warns of the dangers.
Space August 11, 2014
The Hubble Space Telescope is turning 24 years old next month. To celebrate, NASA took some baby star photos.
Space March 18, 2014
The police is probing the vandalism of a replica space shuttle at the Space Center in Houston.
Society December 1, 2013