human spaceflight

The World’s Rockets to Scale

Inspired by a book and poster from 1995, titled "Rockets of the World," graphic artist Tyler Skrabek has provided a…

7 years ago

By Boots or Bots? How Shall We Explore?

With robotic spacecraft, we have explored, discovered and expanded our understanding of the Solar System and the Universe at large.…

7 years ago

NASA Video Shows Astronaut’s-Eye View of “Trial by Fire” from Inside Orion EFT-1 on First Test Flight

http://youtu.be/MtWzuZ6WZ8E Video Caption: New video recorded during NASA’s Orion return through Earth’s atmosphere provides viewers a taste of what the…

7 years ago

Amazing Up Close Videos Capture Orion’s Final Descent, Splashdown and Ocean Recovery

http://youtu.be/LoItSvCBN0U?list=UUjJtr2fFcUp6yljzJOzpHUg Video Caption: Last moments of Orion descent as viewed from the recovery ship USS Anchorage. Credit: NASA/US Navy Relive…

7 years ago

Orion Off-Loaded for Cross Country Trek to Florida Home Base

After a brilliant first test flight, and historic Pacific Ocean splashdown and recovery on Dec. 5, 2014, NASA’s Orion spacecraft…

7 years ago

NASA’s First Orion Back on Land after Flawless Ocean Recovery

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Following a picture perfect launch on Dec. 5, 2014, flawless test flight, and safe splashdown…

7 years ago

NASA’s Exploration Roadmap to Mars Starts with Flawless Orion Launch and Landing

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - NASA’s exploration roadmap aimed at sending Humans to Mars in the 2030s got off the…

7 years ago

Mars Era Opens with Spectacular Blastoff of NASA’s New Orion Crew Spacecraft

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - The long road to NASA’s "Mars Era" opened with the thunderous on-time blastoff today, Dec.…

7 years ago

T Minus 1 Day to Launch: Orion at the Pad Photos

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - The debut blastoff of NASA’s new Orion capsule is less than 24 hours away. Today,…

7 years ago