nasa

NASA Astrogeologist Visits Casper For Free Presentation
A decade after they landed on the surface of Mars, rovers Spirit and Opportunity continue to explore the Red Planet and send back valuable information for scientists. One of the leaders of the NASA Mars Exploration Rover Project will be in Casper for a free public lecture. Through the generous suppo…
NASA: Space Station Power System Radiator Leaking
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Space Station has a radiator leak in its power system. The outpost’s commander calls the situation serious, but not life-threatening. The six-member crew on Thursday noticed white flakes of ammonia leaking out of the station. Ammonia runs through mul…
Expert Panel: NASA Seems Lost In Space, Needs Goal
WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of outside experts says NASA is adrift without a coherent vision for where it should be going. The report is by the National Academy of Sciences. But the panel doesn’t blame the space agency. It faults the president, Congress and the nation. President Barack O…
NASA Builds Menu For Mars Mission
HOUSTON (AP) — A group of researchers is building a menu for a planned NASA mission to Mars in the 2030s, mixing and tasting the vegetarian concoctions they hope to send with the astronauts. Lockheed Martin senior research scientist Maya Cooper says the menu must keep the crew of six to eight…