March 21, 2001
The International Space Station's thermal control systems maintain a delicate balance between the deep-freeze of space and the Sun's blazing heat.
May 30, 2001
NASA's Human Exploration and Development of Space enterprise tackles one of the toughest and most redeeming problems of all: sending humans into space.
June 1, 2001
Scientists are creating a new breed of glowing plants --part mustard and part jellyfish-- to help humans explore the Red Planet.
Sept. 7, 2001
In recent years Earth-orbiting satellites have seen plants growing more vigorously than usual over northern parts of our planet.
Nov. 13, 2001
What's the most important resource on the International Space Station? Air? Water? No ... electrical power!
Dec. 18, 2001
On Sunday, Dec. 16th, shuttle Astronautsdeployed the eye-catching Starshine 2 satellite. Now there are two "disco balls in space" for students to track and study.
May 8, 2001
What makes The Red Planetred? Right now the answer is iron oxide, but one day it could be roses say NASA scientists debating the prospects for plant life on Mars.
July 27, 2001
A fireball that dazzled Americans on July 23rd was a piece of a comet or an asteroid, scientists say. Contrary to reports, however, it probably didn't scorch any cornfields.
Aug. 3, 2001
NASA's durable Galileo space probe is heading for a close encounter with an alien volcano on Jupiter's moon Io. Galileo could fly right through a volcanic plume for the first time.
Feb. 27, 2001
A NASA alliance with minority colleges and universities is working to create futuristic computers that operate using particles of light.