The film showcases the uphill battle that Nobel Laureate Samuel Ting fought to get the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer approved for use.
A different kind of ship floated in the waters four miles on Galveston Island on July 13 — one that is someday meant to fly in the farthest reaches of space yet reached by man.
NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center and Square Roots, a mission-driven company focused on pregnancy health and wellness, announced in June a new research endeavor to better understand human metabolic response to prolonged induced stress, such as occurs during space flight or, by extension, pregnancy.
The lab is a massive 6.2 million gallon instrumented pool at NASA Johnson Space Center where astronauts learn to work in space and train on a submerged full-sized mockup of the International Space Station.
Vice President Mike Pence announced June 7 that President Donald Trump was reinstating the National Space Council and that Pence would be its chairman.
In October 2018, if all goes as planned, an Ariane 5 rocket will lift off from French Guiana, just north of the equator, carrying the most sophisticated, deepest-peering space telescope ever conceived.
The bipartisan, $19.5 billion National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017 won Senate approval last month, and the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved it in early March.
Cunningham said he regretted that space exploration is no longer a priority today, citing NASA’s cumbersome bureaucracy and its need to ensure the absolute safety of its missions as serious hindrances to progress.
Boeing is one of two companies — SpaceX is the other — contracted by NASA in the final part of its commercial crew program, which will allow the United States to again launch people and material into space.
The company, which Chang-Díaz founded in 2005, has so far developed and tested a prototype of the roughly 6-foot-long plasma rocket core and expects next month to test fire a second iteration of the proprietary engine.
The Texas Space Congressional Caucus is especially relevant to the Clear Lake area, where the Johnson Space Center has been an economic driver and key engine for employment since it opened in 1963.
Boeing Space Exploration, based in the Clear Lake area, is continuing its long-term partnership with NASA in developing the agency’s next-generation spacecraft.
A new leader with extensive fundraising, strategy and communications experience will lead Space Center Houston in what industry officials are calling a period of significant growth.
It’s not every day that high school students get to sit shoulder-to-shoulder with NASA engineers and scientists, but in Bill Gibbs’ metal shop class, it’s just another day in the classroom.
A new economic study reports Space Center Houston has a $73 million yearly economic benefit for the greater Houston area and plays a significant role in generating jobs and millions of dollars in personal income.
In Boeing’s 100th year of operation, its work this year in the region’s aerospace industry could not only assist NASA’s ambitions for deep-space exploration but also help generate billions of dollars for the state’s economy.
As a retired NASA pilot, Frank Marlow can still remember how honored he felt when he flew the first shuttle carrier aircraft, NASA 905.
The Houston Bay Area scored a coup when a full-scale replica of space shuttle “Independence” arrived at Space Center Houston in 2012, and celebrated even more when NASA sent its retired shuttle carrier aircraft to the space museum.
“The Martian” tells the story of fictional NASA astronaut Mark Watney, who is accidentally stranded on Mars after a storm on the planet’s surface, and his efforts to stay alive until NASA can come up with a plan to rescue him.
League City resident Judy Tate-Brown, research results coordinator in the ISS Program Science Office at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, has been honored with a NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal for sustained performance that embodies multiple contributions on NASA projects, programs or initiatives.
With “Be the Astronaut,” Space Center Houston is putting young people in the space driver’s seat – well, as close as possible while still being on Earth.
Space Center Houston’s longtime president and chief executive officer Richard Allen will retire after an outstanding career spanning more than 30 years in the museum and amusement park industries.