Category: NASA

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For American astronauts, the moon beckons once again

For American astronauts, the moon beckons once again

President Trump on December 11 formally directed NASA to begin making plans for a manned mission to the moon. Trump said the initiative would establis ...
Trump Just Signed a Directive to Send US Astronauts to the Moon

Trump Just Signed a Directive to Send US Astronauts to the Moon

“Dreaming Big” President Donald Trump has just signed a major new directive at a ceremony in the White House prioritizin ...
Watch NASA’s A.I. race a pro drone pilot — you’ll never guess who wins

Watch NASA’s A.I. race a pro drone pilot — you’ll never guess who wins

Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California recently pitted a professional human drone pilot against racing drones controlled by art ...
The Nikon D5 heads to space for (unmodified) work aboard the ISS

The Nikon D5 heads to space for (unmodified) work aboard the ISS

The Nikon D5 is headed to space for recording both inside and outside the International Space Station -- without any modifications. The camera will be ...
Dream Chaser passes a big milestone with a successful glide test landing

Dream Chaser passes a big milestone with a successful glide test landing

After a similar test resulted in a crash four years ago, the Dream Chaser prototype completed a successful unmanned landing in the California desert. ...
NASA describes its plan for reaching Mars, but timing could be challenging

NASA describes its plan for reaching Mars, but timing could be challenging

After publishing a 36-page report last year on its ambitious Journey to Mars, NASA shared more of its work during a recent two-day event in New Orlean ...
NASA Issues $2.8 Million in Contracts to Design a Power Solution for the Deep Space Gateway

NASA Issues $2.8 Million in Contracts to Design a Power Solution for the Deep Space Gateway

In Brief NASA is moving forward with its plans for the Deep Space Gateway. Over the next four months, f ...
Uber’s flying taxis want you to soar above the traffic in Los Angeles by 2020

Uber’s flying taxis want you to soar above the traffic in Los Angeles by 2020

In the future, car traffic will have no effect on your taxi ride — at least, that is what Uber and NASA are counting on. On Wednesday, November 8, at ...
Uber works with NASA to get flying taxis ready by 2020

Uber works with NASA to get flying taxis ready by 2020

At a speech at the Web Summit in Lisbon, Uber's head of product Jeff Holden revealed the company has signe ...
Asty McAsteroidface? NASA wants the internet to help name a space rock

Asty McAsteroidface? NASA wants the internet to help name a space rock

In 2015, after a more than eight year journey, the New Horizons spacecraft gave mankind its first flyby close-up of Pluto — but this pioneering probe ...
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