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NASA Just Tested The Most Powerful Rocket Booster In History

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.29.2016 | Science

NASA fired up a booster for the most powerful rocket in the world on Tuesday, testing what will become part of the Space Launch System. SLS, as it's ...

Meet the Cool Satellites That NASA Will Send Into Space

Inverse | Posted 02.09.2016 | Science
Inverse

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Neel V. Patel For the past six years, NASA has been building a new launch apparatus designed to on...

Will NASA Really Take Humans to Mars in the 2030s Like The Martian Movie?

Alejandro Rojas | Posted 12.12.2015 | Science
Alejandro Rojas

We have only existed a short time on this planet, and we know other species, such as the dinosaurs, did not survive due to planetary changes. That makes the study of other planets, and the ability to travel to them, crucial to the future of human existence.

Problems Force Delay Of Orion Launch

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White and David Freeman | Posted 12.04.2014 | Science

Well, that was disappointing. NASA scrubbed the launch of its new Orion space capsule this morning after a series of delays caused by high winds an...

Watch NASA's New Space Capsule Make Its First Trip Into Space

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.04.2014 | Science

Update: NASA scrubbed the launch of the Orion space capsule this morning after a series of delays caused by high winds and problems with the rocket th...

Peek Inside The Glass Cockpit Of NASA's New Spacecraft

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.04.2014 | Science

No one will be aboard NASA's new Orion spacecraft when it launches tomorrow morning. But the space agency has developed the capsule ultimately to ferr...

Spaceship That Could Take Us To Mars Set For Test Flight Tomorrow

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.05.2014 | Science

Tomorrow is a big day for NASA. On Dec. 4 at 7:05 a.m. EST, the space agency is set to launch its Orion spacecraft, a new capsule that one day may ...

WATCH: Deep-Space Capsule Passes Crucial Test

Space.com | Elizabeth Howell | Posted 08.24.2013 | Science

A new test of NASA's future deep-space capsule for crews is reigniting the tradition of recovering NASA spacecraft from the sea. In the still waters ...

Space Agency Unveils Long-Awaited Crew Capsule

Posted 07.03.2012 | Science

By: Robert Z. Pearlman Published: 07/02/2012 05:48 PM EDT on SPACE.com CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Without a heat shield or wiring, and with only wel...

NASA Considering Fuel Depots In The Skies

nytimes.com | KENNETH CHANG | Posted 12.22.2011 | Technology

By considering a proposal to put filling stations in the sky, NASA is looking to accelerate plans to send astronauts to distant destinations....

Orion Spacecraft Could Bring Humans To Mars

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As NASA winds down its Space Shuttle program, the agency is looking toward new options for ferrying astronauts to and from the International Space Sta...