NASA

Established
1958
Location
Houston, United States

All our stories on NASA. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an agency of the U.S. government responsible for the civilian space program. It started operations on October 1st, 1958.

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  • NASA to beam gorgeous 4K livestream down to earth

    Mark your calendars: NASA is finally showing off the glory of the celestial void in its first 4K livestream later this month. Not that anyone needs a reason to broadcast -- or watch -- a livestream of space in glorious high resolution but there is a reason for this. The livestream ...

  • NASA's Peggy Whitson sets record for most spacewalks by a woman

    Peggy Whitson made history today by floating outside the International Space Station for a record eighth time. The spacewalk lasted about six-and-a-half hours, and saw Whitson surpass the previous record for spacewalks by a woman by American Sunita “Suni” Williams. The walk ...

  • LEGO immortalizes NASA women in brick form

    LEGO is honoring some of the most important women in the history of NASA (and science) -- by turning them into minifigs. https://twitter.com/20tauri/status/836592763860832260 The set comes from an idea submitted by Maia Weinstock, deputy editor of MIT News. She proposed it ...

  • NASA discovered seven nearby planets that could support life

    Pack your bags, everyone! NASA announced today it's discovered seven new Earth-sized planets, at least three of which could potentially support life. And, they are relatively close by. All of the planets orbit TRAPPIST-1, an ultra-cool dwarf star roughly the size of Jupiter. ...

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