Houston, we have a virus

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A computer worm that ferrets out passwords managed to stow away on laptops aboard the International Space Station, NASA has confirmed. It is not the first time a NASA computer has become infected. SpaceReg.com identified...

ISS Upgrades LAN

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Ethernet LANs have been used everywhere from the data center to the home and even the Starbucks around the corner. But space could very well be the final frontier for the technology. On the Columbus...

NASA sends the Beatles across the Universe

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February 4th will mark the first time NASA beams a song directly into deep space. Quite appropriately, the song in question is The Beatles' "Across the Universe". The transmission, which will be sent at 7...

Nasa investigates MMO Game Possibility

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The US space agency is exploring the possibility of developing a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game. The virtual world would be aimed at students and would "simulate real Nasa engineering and science missions". The agency...

Senate adds $1 billion to NASA budget

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The Senate has added $1 billion to NASA's budget as both Democrats and Republicans voted to further break President Bush's budget for domestic programs. The funding was added to a $56 billion measure funding science...

NASA studies recycling astronaut waste water

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NASA scientists are testing water treatment technology that would allow astronauts to convert both sweat and urine into drinkable water. Employees at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., have begun a six-week trial...

NASA photo, video collection to be digitized

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In the next five years, NASA's archives of manned and unmanned space missions, a 50-year collection of photos, videos, films and other material, is about to be put online into a central searchable archive by...

Endeavour heads home early as NASA eyes hurricane

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Space shuttle Endeavour undocked from the international space station a day early Sunday, as NASA kept a wary eye on Hurricane Dean. Space agency managers worried that the storm would move toward Houston and force...

Toronto blogger embarasses NASA climate experts

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Stephen McIntyre, amateur meteorologist from Toronto, has embarrassed NASA scientists by catching an error in recent climate-change data: climatologists at NASA's Goddard Institute of Space Science (GISS) in New York now concede that 1934, not...

Sport Airplane Wins NASA Challenge

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The US Space Agency NASA has just awarded $250,000 in prize money this weekend to teams competing in a personal aircraft vehicle race sponsored by the Cafe Foundation at the Charles Schultz Sonoma County Airport...

Nasa unveils Hubble's successor

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The US space agency Nasa has unveiled a model of a space telescope that scientists say will be able to see to the farthest reaches of the universe. The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)...

NASA backs quantum computing claim

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The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration confirmed Thursday that it built a special chip used in a disputed demonstration of quantum computing in February. NASA engineers used their experience with submicrometer dimensions and ultra-low...

NASA World Wind 1.4

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World Wind, an open source 3D interactive world viewer, was created by NASA's Learning Technologies project, and released in mid-2004. It is now developed by NASA staff and open source community developers. World Wind allows...

NASA Employees Warned About Vista Security Loophole

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Computer security specialists at NASA have warned their employees of a loophole in the encryption feature BitLocker, only present in Enterprise and Ultimate editions of Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system. According to a document posted...

NASA World Wind 1.4.0 Final

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World Wind, an open source 3D interactive world viewer, was created by NASA's Learning Technologies project, and released in mid-2004. It is now developed by NASA staff and open source community developers.World Wind allows any...

NASA World Wind 1.4 RC5

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World Wind, an open source 3D interactive world viewer, was created by NASA's Learning Technologies project, and released in mid-2004. It is now developed by NASA staff and open source community developers.World Wind allows any...

NASA World Wind 1.4 RC3

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World Wind, an open source 3D interactive world viewer, was created by NASA's Learning Technologies project, and released in mid-2004. It is now developed by NASA staff and open source community developers.World Wind allows any...

NASA World Wind 1.4 RC2

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World Wind, an open source 3D interactive world viewer, was created by NASA's Learning Technologies project, and released in mid-2004. It is now developed by NASA staff and open source community developers.World Wind allows any...

Google Plans a Campus at NASA

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Google was expected to announce plans to build a new 1-million-square foot corporate campus at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, according to a published report. Google, the internet's leading search company,...

NASA World Wind 1.3

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World Wind lets you zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth. Leveraging Landsat satellite imagery and Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data, World Wind lets you experience Earth terrain in visually rich 3D, just...

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