Tech Archive
03 March 2014, 07:01 AM ET
For the past year, engineers have been working on a concept vehicle called the Venus Atmospheric Maneuverable Platform, which could stay aloft for long periods, collecting a variety of data about Venus and its atmosphere.
01 March 2014, 09:20 PM ET
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01 March 2014, 12:34 PM ET
From spectacular images of NASA's GPM mission launch from Tanegashima Space Center in Japan to amazing views of Martian sand dunes, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for March 1, 2014.
01 March 2014, 12:01 AM ET
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in SPACE.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in February 2014.
28 February 2014, 11:43 AM ET
See images and photos of an audacious private manned Mars mission in 2021 by the nonprofit Inspiration Mars Foundation.
28 February 2014, 11:37 AM ET
An eight-person expedition is testing out Astroskin, a wearable shirt with sensors embedded in it, during a challenging trip to Antarctica. The shirt, developed for the Canadian Space Agency, could be used on future space missions.
28 February 2014, 11:25 AM ET
Whether it's surviving in the harshest environments on the planet or testing innovative technologies, there are no limits for Canada's Astronauts.
27 February 2014, 02:51 PM ET
This panoramic image is the first photograph taken of Mars by Voyager 1's Camera 1 in 1976.
27 February 2014, 07:00 AM ET
The GPM Core Observatory scans the weather with microwaves and two bands of radar. See how the Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite by NASA and JAXA will map rain and snow like never before.
26 February 2014, 10:09 AM ET
Testing at the Icing Research Tunnel resulted in ice formations on the propeller and fuselage surfaces of this engine.
25 February 2014, 01:57 PM ET
JPL's Space Flight Operations Facility began with tracking the Ranger 7 mission in 1964 and later collected the tracking and scientific information for the Deep Space Network.
25 February 2014, 07:00 AM ET
A massive telescope triple the size of the world's largest current optical telescopes is set to begin construction on Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano in late spring or early summer.
24 February 2014, 03:00 PM ET
Images from a recent tour of the Tanegashima Space Center where JAXA plans to launch an H-IIA rocket carrying the GPM Core Observatory on Feb. 28, 2014.
24 February 2014, 02:14 PM ET
The NASA-JAXA Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory will provide near real-time precipitation coverage around the globe. The data will be used to study climate change, natural hazards and freshwater resources.
24 February 2014, 12:17 PM ET
Voyager 2, arriving at Jupiter four months after Voyager 1, was actually launched 16 days before its mate.
24 February 2014, 06:45 AM ET
Using a set of long-lined harpoons would allow a mission to grab samples from multiple locations on an asteroid or moon — and to get them from beneath the surface, where some of the most interesting material lies, researchers say.
23 February 2014, 12:00 PM ET
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21 February 2014, 01:07 PM ET
The two commercial cameras that will keep a constant watch over Earth from outside the International Space Station have beamed their first test image data back home.
21 February 2014, 09:47 AM ET
Dr. Robert Goddard, namesake for the Goddard Space Flight Center, is known as a pioneer in American Rocketry.
20 February 2014, 11:15 AM ET
An artist's conception of the ACTS just after release from the space shuttle's cargo bay in September of 1993.
20 February 2014, 01:02 AM ET
You don't have to grind your own lenses to build your own telescope.
19 February 2014, 10:06 AM ET
A technician checks the soil sampler before the Viking Lander goes to Mars.
19 February 2014, 06:38 AM ET
A space elevator consisting of an Earth-anchored tether that extends 62,000 miles (100,000 kilometers) into space could eventually provide routine, safe, inexpensive and quiet access to orbit, some researchers say.
18 February 2014, 04:17 PM ET
The Mars Science Laboratory recently crossed a sand dune called Dingo Gap, leaving behind a terrain full of sharp, well cemented rocks on its way past 5,000 meters traveled on the martian surface.
18 February 2014, 04:02 PM ET
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has given scientists their best-ever look at the radiation environment astronauts would experience during a Red Planet mission.
18 February 2014, 09:55 AM ET
The FIDO Rover undergoes field test to prepare for conditions on Mars.
18 February 2014, 07:00 AM ET
NASA is training one of its humanoid robots to perform telemedicine, envisioning a future where the bot could act like a surrogate doctor, guided by experts on the ground to provide care for astronauts in space.
16 February 2014, 06:50 AM ET
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15 February 2014, 07:56 AM ET
From the first map of Jupiter's giant moon Ganymede, to shining gigantic black hole jets, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for Feb. 15, 2014.
15 February 2014, 07:01 AM ET
The newest cosmic toys under the sun will be on display at an international convention kicking off this weekend.
14 February 2014, 12:52 PM ET
Rather than counting whales from the bow of a ship, researchers have devised a much more efficient method of taking population censuses using satellite imagery.
14 February 2014, 12:40 PM ET
A European spacecraft scheduled to launch toward the sun in 2017 will be shielded by a paint once used in prehistoric cave art.