Milestones

On Sept. 17, 2018, NASA named Holly Ridings its new chief flight director, making her the first woman to lead the elite group that directs human spaceflight... Read more
 
Portrait, Jim Morhard, Deputy Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at NASA Headquarters in... Read more
 
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Jody Singer director of the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Singer has been the... Read more
 
https://youtu.be/XJwswItoo-Q UC Davis Professor of Earth and Plantary Sciences Sarah T. Stewart won a MacArthur Fellowship for her work on how random... Read more
 
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Interactive Program for its coverage of the Cassini mission's Grand Finale at... Read more
 
The 2018 Class of NASA Flight Directors for the Mission Control Center (L-R): Marcos Flores, Allison Bolinger, Adi Boulos, Rebecca Wingfield, Pooja Jesrani,... Read more
 
The team of scientists behind the European Space Agency's Planck mission has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize. NASA's Jet Propulsion... Read more
 
Two of the craters seen in this photo have just been named by the Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN) of the International Astronomical... Read more
 
In 2011, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published the report, Vision and Voyages for Planetary Science in the Decade... Read more
 
A new series of videos introduces some of the people leading NASA's InSight, the agency's next mission to Mars. "Behind the Spacecraft" profiles the men and... Read more
 
Initially scheduled for a minimum 2.5-year primary mission, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has gone far beyond its expected lifetime — and is still going... Read more
 
NASA's Opportunity rover has been silent since June 10, when a planet-encircling dust storm cut off solar power for the nearly-15-year-old rover. Now that... Read more
 
Dr. Ido Anteby, CEO of SpaceIL, left, Avi Blasberger, director of the Israel Space Agency (ISA), second from left, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, second... Read more
 
Through its constellation of Earth observation satellites, NASA collects petabytes of data each year, including this image of the Chukchi Sea acquired on June... Read more
 
The universe is at your fingertips with two new digital products from NASA. The NASA Selfies app and NASA's Exoplanet Excursions virtual reality app were... Read more
 
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, right, and Erisa Hines of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, try out the Microsoft HoloLens mixed... Read more
 
There’s a new way for people to learn about NASA’s exciting missions and thought-provoking discoveries.     The agency now has a channel for Roku... Read more