Bigger is often better, not just on Earth, but in space. The larger an orbital observatory, the more light it…
NASA is working to find a way for unmanned aircraft to routinely fly in the national airspace. They recently continued testing a system that would make this possible, with flights continuing through July at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.
After five years, an unmanned NASA Global Hawk flew its last Airborne Tropical Tropopause Experiment, or ATTREX, mission in March. Here’s an overview of the mission and what they’ve already learned.
NASA’s COMPASS Conceptual Spacecraft Design Team recently completed a design for an autonomous submarine that could be sent to Saturn’s largest moon to explore what’s below its largest northern sea.
As NASA’s Orion made its way back to Earth from its first test mission, the Ikhana unmanned aircraft system captured its return—making it possible for NASA to stream the parachute deployment and splashdown footage on live television.