Last week residents of Houston were given a rare sight, all three of NASA's WB-57 research aeroplanes flying together. It was the first time all three have been airborne at the same time since the early '70s. Read More >>
As the New Horizons spacecraft approached Pluto this summer, it sent back photos from all angles, allowing us to reconstruct an entire day on the dwarf planet. NASA has now gone and done the same for Charon, Pluto’s crater-ridden moon. Read More >>
Now this is some engineering. You’re looking at a model—though sadly, not a working one—of the propulsion systems that will power the Orion European Service Module (ESM). Orion is NASA’s next deep space exploration vehicle, and it will launch atop a new Space Launch System rocket on Exploration Mission-1 in 2018.