Aug 6, 2012 The NASA rover Curiosity landed on the surface of the red planet late last night. And it was all hugs at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab in California. That's because it took a lot of work -- and money -- to make this moment possible.
Aug 3, 2012 If you want to be surrounded by other earthlings as you watch NASA's Mars rovers land on the red planet, head for Times Square. The rovers, the space agency's biggest hits, will be live on the big screen.
Mar 5, 2013 The passing of astronaut Sally Ride is occasion to mark the gains women have made in math and science since her historic space flight, and reflect on the challenges that remain.
Jul 16, 2012 Yesterday the Russian Soyuz spacecraft launched and is now on its way to the International Space Station. Since retiring their own shuttle program, NASA has been paying Russia millions of dollars to get astronauts into space.
Rowan Moore Gerety
May 22, 2012 Funding to study our solar system will be cut by 20 percent. That's leaving some space programs in limbo.
May 22, 2012 The private company SpaceX today launched an unmanned rocket into space this morning, carrying cargo for the international space station.
Mar 9, 2012 NASA's budget is scrutinized by Congress, igniting debate over the direction of the space agency.
Feb 27, 2012 Mars researchers are meeting with NASA today to figure out if there's a way to pay for future trips to the red planet.
Feb 22, 2012 The agency wants to figure out how it would feed astronauts on any future mission to Mars, so it needs people to try to cook and eat astronaut food for four long months.