Topic: Norman Augustine
The design of the new NASA rocket draws on key systems from the space shuttle and Ares programs. The agency anticipates launching the first demonstration version of the rocket by 2017.
09/14/2011 07:32 pm
There's plenty of room for improvement. But contrary to the rhetoric, the US has plenty of technical workers and American students have not slipped in science, math over the past 15 years, studies show.
06/07/2011 11:38 am
A US college degree has been the gold standard. But global economics and a crisis of confidence may be pushing the US down in rankings among top universities.
06/02/2010 12:16 pm
Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon, and Eugene Cernan, the last, will testify before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Wednesday, to discuss the future of NASA.
05/11/2010 01:38 pm
According to President Obama, NASA needs a goal beyond the space station and the moon for human spaceflight to inspire the nation as the Apollo mission did. He has chosen Mars.
04/15/2010 09:46 pm
Lawmakers and former astronauts have lambasted President Obama for scrapping a moon mission. Thursday, Obama will defend his vision for NASA space exploration through human spaceflight.
04/14/2010 10:12 pm
NASA's test flight of its successor to the space shuttle, the Ares 1-X rocket, went off without a hitch Wednesday. The buzzword among mission managers: triboelectrification.
10/28/2009 01:00 am
But will NASA's Ares 1-X wind up leading to a rocket with no place to go?
10/23/2009 01:00 am
It'll cost an extra $3 billion a year to keep a viable program aloft, a review panel says.
09/16/2009 01:00 am
A panel moves closer to recommending where NASA should fly next, and how.
08/13/2009 01:00 am