Space suit issue prompts delay of second spacewalk
Astronauts removed an old space station pump Saturday, sailing through the first of a series of urgent repair spacewalks to revive a crippled cooling line.
Astronaut may get Christmas wish for spacewalk (Update)
Space station astronaut Rick Mastracchio may get his Christmas wish for a spacewalk or two because of a broken cooling system.
NASA suspects bad valve for space station trouble (Update)
The astronauts aboard the International Space Station dimmed the lights, turned off unnecessary equipment and put off science work Thursday as NASA scrambled to figure out what's wrong with a key cooling ...
NASA tests space launch system autopilot technology on F/A-18 jet
An F/A-18 research jet simulated various flight conditions that NASA's Space Launch System may experience as it makes its way from the launch pad to space, to evaluate the rocket's flight control system. The tests are helping ...
NASA, Boeing finish tests of 757 vertical tail with advanced technology
NASA's Ames Research Center and NASA's Langley Research Center, in partnership with The Boeing Co., have completed wind tunnel testing of a full-scale Boeing 757 vertical tail model equipped with active flow ...
New commercial supply ship reaches space station (Update)
NASA's newest delivery service made its first-ever shipment to the International Space Station on Sunday, another triumph for the booming commercial space arena that has its sights set on launching astronauts.
How birds got their wings: Fossil data show scaling of limbs altered as birds originated from dinosaurs
Birds originated from a group of small, meat-eating theropod dinosaurs called maniraptorans sometime around 150 million years ago. Recent findings from around the world show that many maniraptorans were very ...
Researchers explore the potential of an exoskeleton patients can control with their brains
Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal looked on as Roger Rovekamp, wearing a skullcap covered in electrodes, took halting steps, each leg moved by the robotic exoskeleton wrapped around his body.
NASA launches robotic explorer to moon (Update)
NASA's newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast of the U.S.
Florida mulls drone war on the mosquito
JPL, Masten testing new precision landing software
(Phys.org) —A year after NASA's Mars rover Curiosity's landed on Mars, engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., are testing a sophisticated flight-control algorithm that could ...
A new trophallactic strategy for multiple unmanned aerial vehicles flying in formation
The autonomous flying of multiple UAVs in formation is an important research area in the aerospace field. Professor Duan Haibin and his group members (Luo Qinan and YU Yaxiang) from the Science and Technology ...
Singapore haze at worst yet, Malaysia schools shut
Singapore urged people to remain indoors because of record air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. Nearby Malaysia closed 200 schools ...
Remote-controlled helicopter tested for use in vineyards
Under the watchful eye of news media and area winegrape growers, a remote-controlled helicopter, fitted with a spray applicator system, was field tested today over a vineyard in the heart of the famed Napa ...