A day after NASA announced a new launch date for the first flight of the Space Launch System, the chairman of the House Science Committee said he found the development delays "disappointing" and warned further problems could undermine support.
NASA could sidestep many of the impediments to a Mars mission if they could just get there faster. But sluggish chemical rockets aren't cutting it — and one group of engineers is rebooting research into an engine last fired in 1972.
Actress Rosario Dawson has moved from treating superheroes to an audio treatment of "Artemis," the new book by "The Martian" author Andy Weir.
Portal origin URL: Observations of a Comet’s First Passage Through the Solar System Reveal Unexpected Secrets Portal origin nid: 413023Published: Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 11:58Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Researchers onboard NASA’s flying observatory examined a new comet as it made its first approach through our solar system.Portal image: Artist’s depiction of Comet C/2012 K1 (also called Pan-STARRS) and its coma during its first approach into the solar system.Science Categories: Universe
Yesterday (Nov 6), the U.S. Air Force Research Lab signed a $26.3 million contract with Lockheed Martin to develop high-energy laser weapons that are lightweight and compact enough to be mounted on fighter jets.
A massive magma plume is surging against the crust beneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, but that isn't why the ice is melting.
Like finding a needle in a haystack of haystacks
The space agency has signed an agreement to help develop an air- traffic- control system for Uber Elevate, the ride-hailing company's official name for the flying-car project, according to USA Today.
A NASA spacecraft watching the sun has captured a rare view of a true space oddity: something scientists call an "encircling filament" near a "hole" in Earth's parent star.
NASA's incredible Saturn V rocket propelled dozens of humans toward Earth's moon. The rocket's first flight, for the Apollo 4 mission, took place 50 years ago, on Nov. 9, 1967.
Guitarist Justin Adams talked to Space.com about working with legendary singer Robert Plant and his band Sensational Space Shifters, who have collaborated to deliver the new record "Carry Fire."
A new NASA competition will reward the best aerosol sensor design, intended to help protect astronauts on the International Space Station.
It did not quietly into the night: An exploding star left behind an echo of light, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.
The new Doctor Who has a new look. As portrayed by Jodie Whittaker, the first woman to take on the vaunted role, the 13th incarnation of the time-and-space-tripping Gallifreyan is all dressed up with everywhere to go.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson will be sticking with the Star Wars galaxy with an entirely new trilogy, separate from the ongoing Skywalker saga.
On Nov. 9, 1967, NASA launched the first Saturn V moon rocket test flight: Apollo 4. See photos of the launch, and Earth from space, from the amazing Apollo 4 mission here.
The forward-leaning technology arm of the U.S. Defense Department is betting that in just a few years, the business of sending robots to repair and refresh satellites will be so successful that the government and the industry should begin preparing now.
Portal origin URL: NASA Sets Media Coverage of Rescheduled NOAA Weather Satellite LaunchPortal origin nid: 412984Published: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 17:56Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) satellite, the first in a new series of four highly advanced National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting satellites, now is scheduled to launch on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.Portal image: JPSS-1Science Categories: Earth
Portal origin URL: Parker Solar Probe Comes to NASA Goddard for TestingPortal origin nid: 412951Published: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 14:10Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: On Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, NASA's Parker Solar Probe spacecraft arrived at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, for environmental tests.Portal image: Parker Solar Probe arrives at GoddardScience Categories: Sun
Arianespace completed the company's tenth launch this year Nov. 7, delivering a Moroccan Earth observation satellite to low-Earth orbit on a Vega rocket.