Stephen Hawking, one of the most prominent cosmologists of our time, has given voice to the great heights humanity can achieve. Recently, actor Eddie Redmayne, who plays Professor Hawking in the film “The Theory of Everything,” took time to explain the inspirational relationship between Professor Hawking and NASA’s mission and programs.
Book Review: Innovation the NASA Way: Harnessing the Power of Your Organization for Breakthrough SuccessMay 15th, 2014
Innovation the NASA Way: Harnessing the Power of Your Organization for Breakthrough Success by Rod Pyle; McGraw Hill, New York, New York; $30.00 (hard cover); 2014. Author Rod Pyle has taken an up-close look at NASA’s on-going ability to innovate, be it during the Apollo program, flying the Voyager spacecraft, building the International Space Station, […]
NASA has released its 2014 Strategic Plan, with the space agency’s Office of Strategy Formulation identified as the responsible office. “Our long-term goal is to send humans to Mars. Over the next two decades, we will develop and demonstrate the technologies and capabilities needed to send humans to explore the red planet and safely return […]
The selection of NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, former astronaut and retired U.S. Marine Corps major general, as the 2014 recipient of the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation’s annual National Space Trophy was announced Tuesday. Bolden, who became NASA’s 12th top administrator in July 2009, will be honored on April 11 […]
Three of NASA’s most capable space telescopes are joining forces for “Frontier Fields,” a three year campaign to study six of the most massive galaxy clusters in the universe. They will start with Abell 2744, also known as Pandora’s Cluster, a collection of at least four smaller galaxies that merged over 350 million years. When […]
Comet ISON is increasingly likely to appear brightly in the night skies of Earth in early December. The results of studies released this week suggest ISON has the qualities needed to survive its Nov. 28th brush with the sun, a point in its journey toward the inner solar system called perihelion. If computer […]