Space Technology Mission Directorate

NASA is Going to Test 25 New Technologies in Upcoming Aircraft, Balloon and Sub-Orbital Rocket Flights

NASA's Flight Opportunities program has selected 25 space technologies for further testing. They're testing the technologies on aircraft, balloons, and…

1 year ago

Inflatable Heat Shield Could Deliver Heavy Payloads to Worlds With a Thick Atmosphere

NASA is testing out a new inflatable heat shield which could enable them to send heavier missions to Mars, as…

1 year ago

How NASA and SpaceX are Working Together to Land on Mars

It is no secret that NASA is seeking out private space contractors to help bring some of its current plans…

6 years ago