Latest NASA's Johnson Space Center Stories

2011-05-02 14:44:51

The very idea of spiders in space brings to mind campy, black and white horror films involving eight-legged monsters.

2011-02-04 11:25:00


2011-02-03 13:33:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center will be closed Friday morning due to the expected conditions caused by the winter storm. Plans call for the center to reopen at noon CST.

2010-04-22 14:11:00

HOUSTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold Certification from the U.S.

2009-12-01 06:50:00

Using more advanced analytical instruments now available, a Johnson Space Center research team has reexamined the 1996 finding that a meteorite contains strong evidence that life may have existed on ancient Mars.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.