After an eight month journey, NASA’s multi-billion dollar rover Curiosity made a successful landing on Mars early this morning. Mission controllers cheered after the six-wheeled, one-ton machine made a perilous seven-minute landing involving a parachute, rocket pack and sky crane.
Houston's "consolation prize" in NASA's space shuttle giveaway has arrived. The 65 ton full-scale model named Explorer has been towed from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to Space Center Houston, the tourist attraction next door to the Johnson Space Center.
It's true. A NASA sponsored study in Houston shows brain scans of astronauts who were in space for more than a month revealed potentially serious abnormalities that could force NASA to delay or even cancel plans for longer deep space missions.