The NRP Post – NASA

The NRP Post – NASA

Dive into the captivating history of the NASA Research Park (NRP) and its industry partners through our comprehensive collection of magazines and articles. Spanning from the summer of 2006 to the present day, the NRP Post Archives offer a journey through time, chronicling the collaborative endeavors, breakthrough discoveries, and technological advancements within NASA’s research ecosystem. … Read more

Tech Today: Folding NASA Experience into an Origami Toolkit  – NASA

Tech Today: Folding NASA Experience into an Origami Toolkit  – NASA

Math for designing lasers becomes artist’s key to creating complex crease patterns After uncovering the mathematical underpinnings of origami, Robert Lang left a 20-year engineering career, including over four years at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, to pursue his lifelong passion. However, while he was working at JPL, Lang picked up an important … Read more

NASA Next-Generation Solar Sail Boom Technology Ready for Launch – NASA

NASA Next-Generation Solar Sail Boom Technology Ready for Launch – NASA

Sailing through space might sound like something out of science fiction, but the concept is no longer limited to books or the big screen. In April, a next-generation solar sail technology – known as the Advanced Composite Solar Sail System – will launch aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket from the company’s Launch Complex 1 in … Read more

NASA Technology Helps Guard Against Lunar Dust – NASA

NASA Technology Helps Guard Against Lunar Dust – NASA

Defeating dust may be a small concern for most people on Earth, but for astronauts and spacecraft destined for the Moon or Mars, it is a significant hazard that must be mitigated. That’s why researchers at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida are seeking innovative ways to use Electrodynamic Dust Shield (EDS) technology.   Using transparent … Read more

Through Astronaut Eyes, Virtual Reality Propels Gateway Forward   – NASA

Through Astronaut Eyes, Virtual Reality Propels Gateway Forward   – NASA

NASA astronauts are using virtual reality to explore Gateway. When they slip on their headsets, they’re not just seeing the station—they’re in it, meticulously surveying every detail and offering crucial insights on design and functionality. Astronauts living aboard the Gateway lunar space station will be the first humans to make their home in deep space. … Read more

NASA Shares Medical Expertise with New Space Station Partners – NASA

NASA Shares Medical Expertise with New Space Station Partners – NASA

NASA is opening access to space for more people by working with private industry on the development of new commercial space stations for low Earth orbit where the agency’s astronauts could fly in the future. New commercial space stations will be available to people beyond government or professional astronauts with years of specialized training and … Read more

Introduction to Spectrum – NASA

Introduction to Spectrum – NASA

You can’t see it. . .you can’t touch it. . .you can’t live without it. Use these downloadable activity sheets to enhance your lesson plan at school or at home. Scroll down for the downloadable files. Have fun! Spectrum Infographic Infographic featuring factoids about the electromagnetic spectrum. NASA Spectrum Crossword Puzzle Crossword puzzle featuring terms … Read more

Advances in Understanding COPV Structural Life  – NASA

Advances in Understanding COPV Structural Life  – NASA

The Structures Technical Discipline Team (TDT) was involved in numerous investigations this past year, but composites, fracture mechanics, and pressure vessels dominate the list. All three of these specialties are important to composite overwrapped pressure vessels (COPV). One of the TDT’s most important findings this year was the exposure of an inherent vulnerability that underpredicts … Read more

NASA Receives 13 Nominations for the 28th Annual Webby Awards – NASA

NASA Receives 13 Nominations for the 28th Annual Webby Awards – NASA

Since it began in 1958, NASA has been charged by law with spreading the word about its work “to the widest extent practicable.” From typewritten press releases to analog photos and film, NASA has effectively moved into social media and other online communications. NASA’s broad reach across digital platforms has been recognized by the International … Read more

NASA Aeronautics Monthly STEM Newsletter

NASA Aeronautics Monthly STEM Newsletter

1 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) 2024 NASA Aeronautics Monthly STEM Newsletter: Issue 35 NASA Aeronautics Monthly STEM Newsletter: Issue 34 Aeronautics STEM Facebook logo @NASA@NASAaero@NASA_es @NASA@NASAaero@NASA_es Instagram logo @NASA@NASAaero@NASA_es Linkedin logo @NASA Explore More 31 min read Interview with Alex Borlaff Article 1 day ago 4 min read NASA … Read more