A team of Greek university students has won an award from NASA for their design of an autonomous greenhouse to produce spinach on Mars. The concept is comprised of a solar powered system enclosed in a dome that nurtures and protects the leafy green vegetable as it grows. Ben Gruber reports.
NASA (July 12, 2013) Caleb: It turns out what we discover ends up leading us to new questions.
Molly :The Mariner 4 mission was the first to take us to mars, and in doing so, changed everything we thought we knew about ... watch video
NASA (Aug. 2, 2013) DC CELEBRATES CURIOSITY HQ
MSL Control Room at Mars Landing:
Touchdown confirmed, were safe on Mars. (applause)
Celebration, when the Curiosity Rover safely found the surface of ... watch video
FORA.tv (Apr. 4, 2012) William J. Clancey, Chief Scientist of Human-Centered Computing at the Intelligent Systems Division of the NASA Ames Center, talks about the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) program. Adjusting to Mars' ... watch video
NASA (Nov. 6, 2013) Jane Houston Jones: What's Up for November? MAVEN launches to Mars and Comet ISON should be visible before dawn.
Hello and welcome. I'm Jane Houston Jones from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in ... watch video
NASA (Nov. 1, 2013) Launch day approaches for NASAs next Mars mission
A show of power from our Sun
And activity picks up on The International Space Station Those are some of the stories trending, This Week at ... watch video
NASA (Dec. 9, 2013) Hi I'm John Grotzinger. I'm the project scientist for Mars Science Laboratory mission and this is your Curiosity Rover Report.
Curiosity's got some great new findings. We've been able to find a ... watch video
Reuters (Feb. 27, 2013) American entrepreneur, Dennis Tito, says he wants to launch a manned mission to Mars in January 2018, but researchers at NASA and Stanford University argue that it may be better to visit the ... watch video
Radio Netherlands (July 9, 2012) Dutchman Bas Lansdorp has unveiled what he calls "serious plans" to send a mission of four astronauts to live on Mars. According to Lansdorp, the technology exists to realize the plan within a ... watch video
July 27, 2016 Astronomers have uncovered a hidden stellar birthplace in a nearby spiral galaxy, using a telescope in Chile. The results show that the speed of star formation in the center of the galaxy - and other ... read more
July 26, 2016 Light from a distant galaxy can be strongly bent by the gravitational influence of a foreground galaxy. That effect is called strong gravitational lensing. Normally a single ... read more
July 25, 2016 An out of this world experiment to grow large-volume protein crystals aboard the International Space Station has proven successful. These sorts of crystals, which may be used in everything from basic ... read more
July 21, 2016 Fifty years ago Captain Kirk and the crew of the starship Enterprise began their journey into space -- the final frontier. Now, as the newest Star Trek film hits cinemas, the ... read more
July 21, 2016 New software is enabling ChemCam, the laser spectrometer on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, to select rock targets autonomously -- the first time autonomous target selection is ... read more
July 21, 2016 Normally computers speed up calculations. But with his new pen-and-paper formula, a researcher gets his results thousands of times faster than using conventional computer codes. The astrophysicist ... read more
Mar. 8, 2016 The second experiment on how to grow crops on Mars and moon soil simulant have given a surprising outcome. As a result of what the researchers in the Netherlands learned from their first experiments, ... read more
Aug. 19, 2015 Ever wonder what that the words triple-washed or pre-washed on a bag of baby spinach mean? Not much according to engineers. They discovered that small peaks and valleys in baby spinach leaves could ... read more
May 23, 2012 Like a tourist waiting for just the right lighting to snap a favorite shot during a stay at the Grand Canyon, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has used a low sun angle for a memorable ... read more
Oct. 5, 2011 In preparation for launch later this year, the "back shell powered descent vehicle" configuration containing NASA's Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity, has been placed on the ... read more