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Spacesuit Redesign In Store For NASA Astronauts
2012-07-30 12:21:20

After about 20 years, NASA has decided it’s about time to change out the astronaut wardrobe by developing a new spacesuit.

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2009-04-17 14:40:00

In the 1960s and 1970s, the Apollo Moon Program struggled with a minuscule, yet formidable enemy: sticky lunar dust. Four decades later, a new study reveals that forces compelling lunar dust to cling to surfaces — ruining scientific experiments and endangering astronauts' health —change during the lunar day with the elevation of the sun.

2009-01-16 13:28:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the months since it was unveiled, NASA's latest moon rover concept has covered a lot of ground. Up simulated Martian hills, down simulated lunar craters.

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2008-10-25 13:10:00

A new lunar rover produced by NASA will allow astronauts to travel longer distances without having to wear spacesuits when they return to the moon sometime in the year 2020.

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2008-09-30 13:43:10

A new NASA contest challenges college-level students to design tools or instrument packages that could be used on the next generation of human-driven moon rovers.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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