NASA

Innovation Now

Remembering George Mueller, the 'Father of the Space Shuttle'

The trailblazing electrical engineer who played a pivotal role in landing men on the moon died last week. He was 97.
Science

NASA Scientists Have Found Evidence of 'Flowing Liquid Water' on Mars

Life on the Red Planet 'would be possible,' a NASA employee announced today.
Innovation Now

For the First Time Ever, NASA Astronauts Eat Vegetables Grown in Space

Space gardens mean more delicious meals aboard the International Space Station, and they are also a critical development for the march towards life on Mars.
Inspiration

The New Horizons Pluto Mission Is Mind Blowing, and a Great Inspiration for Entrepreneurs

In an amazing feat of precise planning and dedication, the small spacecraft traveled 3 billion miles over nine and a half years to reach our most distant celestial neighbor.
Space Travel

The Power of Planning: NASA's Pluto Flyby Was Epic and Amazing

The mission, which is still underway but looking ever more promising, marks an unparalleled display of patience and coordination.
Far Out Tech

How Microsoft's HoloLens Could Boost the Race to Colonize Mars

Virtual reality + holograms + Mars = out of this world.
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Lands in Long Beach, Unveils Plan to Launch Small Satellites Into Space

Richard Branson's commercial spaceflight venture moved into the Southern California city to build a craft that will rocket satellites, not people, into space. We caught up with Virgin Galactic's CEO for the latest details.
Investors

A Startup Founded by Former NASA Scientists Just Landed $95 Million

The San Francisco-based private company's list of investors include SpaceX backer Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner.
Space Travel

NASA Takes a Step Toward Mars With Test Launch

The Orion spacecraft launched this morning. Watch the take off and have a look at images of Earth taken from orbit.
Space Travel

What You Need to Know About the Comet Probe Landing Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the culmination of a decade-long project to land a probe on a comet in deep space.
Innovation Now

Google Rents NASA's Historic Silicon Valley Airfield

The tech giant plans to use the facility to develop new space and robot technology.
Free Markets

Accidents Happen and Space Is Hard

Ignore the criticism over the private sector's role in the Antares rocket failure.
Space Travel

Meet the Entrepreneurs at the Forefront of the Space Race

Richard Branson and other adventurers take on the final frontier.
Space Travel

Jeff Bezos' Enigmatic Aerospace Company Scores Knockout Contract

The Amazon founder's Blue Origin aerospace outfit will develop rocket engines for the United Launch Alliance -- a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing that creates spacecraft for the U.S. government.