• California Jun 7, 2019

    Want to Visit the Space Station? Now You Can — But It Won't Be Cheap

    You’ve heard about the International Space Station for years. Want to visit? NASA announced Friday that the orbiting outpost is now open for business to private citizens, with the first visit expected to be as early as next year. There is a catch, though: You’ll need to raise your own cash, and it won’t be cheap. A round-trip ticket likely...

  • California May 24, 2019

    NASA's First-of-Kind Tests Look to Manage Drones in Cities

    NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash the unmanned devices in droves above busy streets and buildings. Multiple drones took to the air at the same...

  • Washington Mar 7, 2018

    You Can Travel to the Sun With NASA This Summer — Well, Your Name Anyway

    Ever wanted to see your name in lights? This summer, NASA is planning to send a group of people’s names onboard its Parker solar probe to the brightest light in the solar system. Anyone can submit their name online to join a group including William Shatner’s on a microchip inside of the probe, which will travel through the vicious heat...

  • Canada Jan 5, 2018

    Scientists Seek US Backcountry Skiers to Measure Snowpack

    America’s space agency wants you to head for the mountains with a smartphone and a measuring stick. NASA’s earth science arm is funding research that recruits citizen scientists on skis, snowshoes and snowmobiles to measure snow depth in backcountry locations of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Their measurements will be incorporated into computer models that calculate how much water will...

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