NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will brief reporters about the agency’s fiscal year 2013 budget at 2 p.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 13. The news conference will take place in the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, located at 300 E St. SW, in Washington. You can read the press announcement at the following [...]
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February 8th, 2012 · No Comments · NASA
February 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Aeronautics, Cool Science, NASA, Science, STEM
NASA’s new Mars rover, Curiosity, will carry a US penny to Mars. The penny will be used for camera calibration during the mission. Read more about the upcoming mission at the following link: NASA – Mars-Bound NASA Rover Carries Coin for Camera Checkup.
December 19th, 2011 · No Comments · NASA, Science
Physicist and Former Astronaut John Grunsfeld To Head NASA Science Directorate WASHINGTON — NASA has named physicist and former astronaut John Grunsfeld as the new associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at the agency’s headquarters in Washington. Grunsfeld will take the reins of the office effective Jan. 4, 2012. He succeeds Ed Weiler, who [...]
June 8th, 2011 · No Comments · NASA, Science
NASA’s next Mars rover faces looming technical, financial and scheduling challenges before its planned launch in November, according to an internal audit released June 8. The rover, called Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) and nicknamed Curiosity, has already seen several launch delays and last-minute infusions of funds. But unresolved technical issues, incomplete software and chronic underestimation [...]
August 10th, 2010 · No Comments · NASA, Science
Sean O’Keefe, Administrator of NASA during the Bush administration, was reportedly aboard a plane that crashed late Monday in a remote part of Alaska. “The National Transportation Safety Board says it appears that five people were killed and four survived the Alaska crash of a small plane…” Former senator Ted Stevens is also reported to [...]