NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is the government agency that’s made human spaceflight a reality and launched every successful mission that’s landed on Mars among much else. It has much to take credit and blame for.

Blog: A Russian Redesigns NASA’s Logo

A guy in Russia is redesigns NASA’s logo and it’s pretty good. But is NASA’s logo really the problem?

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm September 5, 2014 Tags: ,
Blog: NASA’s Proposed Z-2 Spacesuit

NASA is redesigning the spacesuit for walks on extraterrestrial bodies, with an eye specifically directed at Mars and the Moon. We have the photos and are not impressed.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm April 23, 2014 Tags: , , , , , ,
Blog: A Rescue Plan for Columbia

In an article published today, Ars outlines a NASA rescue plan that could have saved the Columbia’s crew. And, man, it would’ve made a great movie. Until you let reality set in.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm February 26, 2014 Tags: , , ,
Blog: More On Russia’s Buran Space Shuttle

Interesting news about Russia’s doomed space shuttle program including what happened to it after the program was folded.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm September 24, 2013 Tags: , ,
Blog: Langrange Point Outpost?

According to a NASA proposal to the White House, a waystation could be built at the Earth-Moon Lagrange Point 2 to serve Moon and Mars exploration programs. But while it’s an awesome idea, what are the chances it’s actually going to get off the ground.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm October 4, 2012 Tags: , , ,