Breakthrough in hydrogen fuel cells: Chemists develop way to safely store, extract hydrogen
A team of USC scientists has developed a robust, efficient method of using hydrogen as a fuel source.
Proba-2 fuel tank refilled from 'solid gas'
Sometimes all it takes is fresh air to get a new lease of life. ESAs Proba-2 microsatellite is a good example: an influx of nitrogen has replenished its fuel tank, in the process demonstrating a whole ...
Shuttle Atlantis coming in for one final landing
Atlantis began its re-entry into Earth's atmosphere Thursday ahead of a final homecoming that brings down the curtain on NASA's 30-year space shuttle program.
MILA tracks its last launch and landing
(PhysOrg.com) -- With its beginnings rooted deeply in the historic days of Apollo, the MILA Spaceflight Tracking and Data Network Station has played a key role throughout the 30 years of the Space Shuttle ...
NASA confirms July 8 for last shuttle launch
(AP) -- The last space shuttle launch ever is set for July 8.
Last space shuttle crew practices for July launch
(AP) -- The four astronauts who will bid goodbye to the space shuttle program are practicing for their July 8 launch.
Ancient sewer excavation sheds light on the Roman diet
NASA fuels shuttle Atlantis in last-launch test
(AP) -- NASA is fueling space shuttle Atlantis. But it's only a test.
Miniaturized power modules for aircraft bodies
Aircraft maintenance can be time consuming and expensive. It is much simpler if the airplane itself reports, where maintenance is required. The best solution is an approach for the sensor network, which even ...
Rogue wave recreated in laboratory tank
Astronauts inspect gouge on space shuttle's belly
(AP) -- Space shuttle Endeavour's astronauts took a close, detailed look at a small gash in the belly of their ship Saturday, to ensure their safety when they return to Earth in 1 1/2 weeks.
NASA inspects damaged tiles on shuttle
NASA is examining seven heat shield tiles that appear to have been damaged during the shuttle Endeavour's ascent into orbit, but the US space agency said Wednesday there was no cause for concern.
Image: Atlantis' final rollover
(PhysOrg.com) -- Shuttle Atlantis makes its final planned move from Orbiter Processing Facility-1 to the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Image: Endeavour's final voyage
(PhysOrg.com) -- An exhaust cloud forms around Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida as space shuttle Endeavour soars into the sky on the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station. ...