Microsoft’s latest NASA project could be its coolest “enterprise” push yet.
Even rovers need reformatting.
NASA has liftoff from Vine with its first six second video from space.
NASA’s “Images Of Change” shows us the dramatic ways our planetary climate is shifting.
The world’s first purpose-built spaceport keeps a low profile way out in New Mexico.
You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to try your hand at space-ready hardware projects.
Here are five apps that may inspire you to go out and do some globetrotting of your own.
Robonaut 2 will handle inconvenient or dangerous tasks for astronauts; it will also debut the open-source Robot Operating System in orbit.
The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset won’t just revolutionize gaming. Think way, way bigger.
Take an up-close-and-personal look at this mysterious planet in all its beauty.
Zip through Mars’ lava flows, canyons, and craters, all in stunning 3D.
Some computers on the International Space Station used to run Windows XP. Now they run Linux.
Meet the 100-Year Starship project, which aims to propel humanity to the stars. It won’t be easy, but getting there could help solve this world’s problems along the way.
The software engineers who power Elon Musk’s fleet of advanced commercial spacecraft swung by Reddit today.
Is Musk really trying to help, or is it just a marketing ploy for SpaceX?
Do you have a burning scientific question that can be answered only by putting a satellite into orbit? You’re in luck. It’s now feasible to do just that, using only off-the-shelf technology, in a design called a CubeSat. It’ll run you around $50,000. For university, commercial or government projects, this new price point is a game changer.
Russian cosmonauts tossed a 20-pound spherical satellite overboard on Monday. Scientists will track the 21-inch target to test techniques for monitoring junk objects in orbit. The treacherous cloud of space junk threatens to take out the satellites that drive GPS, broadcast, remote imaging, and other functions. Canadian satellite watcher…
We can take it to Mars but when we get there, the pictures we take – suck.
When Mars rover Curiosity touched down Sunday, August 5th, it was more than a technological triumph for the space agency; it was another victory in a four-year-old social-media campaign that has expanded to Google+ Hangouts, Angry Birds and Xbox 360 Kinect games and, in the future, maybe mission-specific apps.
Will wonders never cease? NASA’s Curiosity landing was a social-media bonanza. The space agency had hits on several major social networks.