National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NASA is set to launch a new Earth-observing satellite designed to carry on the tradition of documenting changes to the planet's glaciers, forests and coastlines.

    This artist rendering released by NASA shows the Landsat satellite in orbit around Earth
    LAST UPDATE : Feb 08, 2013, 3:14 PM EST
  • STS-107 crew members in June 2003

    Ten years ago, space shuttle Columbia, with a wing damaged during launch, ripped apart in the Texas skies while headed for a landing at Kennedy Space Center.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 30, 2013, 3:07 PM EST
  • NASA engineers test fire a key part of a rocket engine left over from the 1960s-era Apollo moon missions on Janaury 24, 2013

    Young engineers who weren't even born when the last Saturn V rocket took off for the moon are testing a vintage engine from the Apollo program.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 25, 2013, 3:55 PM EST
  •  Artist's rendering of Bigelow inflatable space station

    NASA is partnering with a commercial space company in a bid to replace the cumbersome "metal cans" that now serve as astronauts' homes in space with inflatable bounce-house-like habitats.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 17, 2013, 11:00 AM EST