Unmanned Space Exploration

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    NASA Sends Angry Birds to an Asteroid

    There are plenty of questions about whether or not NASA will ever send actual astronauts to an asteroid, but in the meantime, NASA has worked with Rovio Entertainment to give Angry Birds a little asteroid exposure. Yep, the duo that brought the world Angry Birds Space got together again to create B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2014

    The First Asteroid of 2014 Hit Earth!

    Those who were anxiously awaiting the big arrival didn't have to wait long. Less than an hour into brand new 2014, Central Standard Time, Asteroid 2014 AA was spotted at the Catalina Sky Survey, Lunar & Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona streaking across the sky, according to a NASA releas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    The Fall of Sputnik: 6 Songs for a Satellite

    On this day in 1958 Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to be put into orbit, fell to Earth after completing 1,440 orbits. The launch of Sputnik was seen as a major blow to the American quest for space superiority, and a significant step forward in the space race by the Soviet Union. In the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 5, 2010

    Sputnik: The Shock of the Century

    It’s an insider’s view at the race for space

  • Calendar

    March 18, 2010

    Hubble 3D

    Blast off with the crew of the Atlantis STS-125 at HMNS IMAX¨

  • Calendar

    October 8, 2009

    Keith Carter: "Unseen & Rediscovered"

    I get by with a little help from...the Hubble Space Telescope

  • Calendar

    July 16, 2009
  • Calendar

    April 23, 2009

    Sputnik Declassified

    Web exclusive!

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Tell NASA Where You Want Hubble to Point

    Hot on the heels of a new report from the Baker Institute suggesting NASA concentrate on improving conditions here on Earth and postpone all this "outer space" foolishness, NASA has come up with yet another neat little thing to help reignite enthusiasm for what it does. We say "yet another" in refe ... More >>

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    Birthday Surprise

    Preservationists get help in the oddest way

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2003

    Mars on Earth

    Beat the rovers to Mars at the Space Center's new exhibit

  • Film

    February 18, 1999

    Retro Rocket

    Sputnik-inspired October Sky runs hot and coal

  • Film

    July 2, 1998

    All Climax

    Feeling is forgotten in hard-sell Armageddon