Skip to main content

Vote Now! Top Space Stories of the Week - July 29, 2012

San Quentin Prison Inmates Build Tiny Satellite Parts for NASA


The NASA Ames Research Center is known for establishing innovative partnerships and Pete Worden, the former Air Force general who serves as the Center’s director, is known as a maverick. Still, the latest joint venture to come to light has caught even some longtime NASA observers by surprise. [Full Story

NEXT STOP: Why Do We Keep Going Back to Mars?

How NASA Launched the 2012 Olympics 12 Years Ago


2012 Olympics pins were flown on the space shuttle Atlantis 12 years ago to promote Houston's bid to host the games.[Full Story

NEXT STOP: Apollo Moon Landing Flags Still Standing, Photos Reveal

Apollo Moon Landing Flags Still Standing, Photos Reveal


Photos from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter prove the American flags planted by Apollo astronauts still stand on the moon. [Full Story

Join our Space Forums to keep talking space on the latest missions, night sky and more! And if you have a news tip, correction or comment, let us know at: