Houston. It was the first word from the moon, and the city has served as the home of Mission Control and the nation’s human spaceflight program for more than 40 years. But even though Houston has been the home of NASA's astronaut corps for decades, the city has never had a hometown astronaut -- until now.
Forty-five years ago, a 27-year old Heinz Erzberger arrived at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. armed with a new doctorate in mathematics and engineering.
NASA's Mike Gilbert, chief engineer for the Max Launch Abort System project, honored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
NASA’s White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) in Las Cruces, New Mexico has added a National Board Inspection Code (NBIC)-certified Valve Repair Facility to its array of spacecraft, component and propulsion system test and evaluation capabilities.
Dr. Joanne Simpson, one of NASA's leading weather scientists of the past 30 years, and a world-renowned atmospheric scientist, died on Thursday, March 4, 2010.
Only five years ago the Rosetta spacecraft was launched to catch a comet. Find out what year that will happen and read other historical facts in This Month in Exploration.
"If I had not become a pilot, I probably would have been a scientist," says NASA research pilot William F. "Bill" Brockett.
On January 11, 2010, "History Detective" Tukufu Zuberi, from the PBS show "The History Detectives," came to Goddard to investigate a mystery. The mystery to be solved was whether or not this bit of mylar was from Goddard’s Echo II satelloon project.
NASA has selected seven scientists as recipients of Carl Sagan Postdoctoral Fellowships in exoplanet exploration for 2010.
Marshall Space Flight Center aerospace engineer Chris Randall was honored Feb. 18 for his career achievements.