Astronaut Mark Kelly Joins Near-Space Tourism Company World View
Tuscon, AZ-based World View Enterprises, which aims to take people into near space altitudes via balloon, announced today that former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly is joining the company as its Director of Flight Crew Operations. The company announced ...
Value Added: Dulles-based Orbital Sciences explores outer space for dollars
Orbital's mission has been to unlock the commercial possibilities of outer space, making it affordable for clients and profitable for shareholders. The company earned $61 million last year on revenue of $1.43 billion. Orbital has made money in all but ...
NASA Plans A Moon Garden
The space agency revealed plans this week to grown basil, turnips and a small flowering plant called arabidopsis on the moon. Host Rachel Martin talks with Robert Bowman, a senior scientist with Lockheed Martin who is working with the NASA Ames ...
NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg inspires women, girls to aim for the stars
NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg has spent a total of 180 days in space, most recently on Expedition 36/37 with Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano. Photo courtesy of NASA. FARGO – Astronaut Karen ...
NASA's ET smartphone satellite has phoned home
Los Angeles Times
As the number implies, this is not the first smartphone NASA has hurled into orbit. The first, in April, proved the concept of using commercially available electronics for satellites in low-Earth orbit. The satellite has long since burned up on re ...
NASA's latest space technology small satellite phones home
NASA Sent Phones Into Space, and Now They've Called Home
NASA PhoneSat 2.4 finally phones home
6-year-old tries to save NASA
When he learned that congress was threatening his future prospects to be a scientist or astronaut with NASA by cutting NASA's funding, he decided to do something about it. "My whole idea was writing off to the President and then I decided to give my ...