Are we there yet? One of the fastest spacecraft ever built -- NASA's New Horizons -- is hurtling through the void at nearly one million miles per day. Launched in 2006, it has been in flight longer than some missions last, and it is nearing its destination: Pluto.
Astrobiology Strategic Plan Milestone
The NASA Astrobiology Strategy process has reached an important milestone. The concept documents, which were created at the Wallops Island workshop, are now ready for public comment.
JPL-Developed Clean Energy Technology Moves Forward
A team of scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in partnership with the University of Southern California, developed a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell technology for future Department of Defense and commercial applic
Spacecraft and automobiles could benefit from a new NASA technology that protects the insides of scorching-hot engines.
Research... at a Glance
Radioisotope Power Systems: Power to Explore
For more than four decades, Radioisotope Power Systems (RPS) have played a critical role in the exploration of space, enabling missions of scientific discovery to destinations across the solar system.