| You may have heard of the hyper-startup Planetary Resources, a company which aims to “expand Earth’s natural resource base” by developing (and eventually using) the technology to mine asteroids in the Solar System. They also have a lot of money, with investors such as Larry Page (Co-founder of Google) and James Cameron (Writer of Rambo: First […]
| There are a couple of man-made objects in space that almost everyone will know about: the International Space Station, the Hubble Space Telescope, Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity and maybe Voyager I and/or II. However, there is so much other man-made stuff in space it’s crazy (and it’s actually starting to become a problem). This abundance […]
| NASA (and space exploration in general) has had a huge presence at the SXSW Interactive festival for the past few years, and this year is no different. Here is a list of space-related proposals that have been submitted for inclusion in this year’s festival.
| When the International Space Apps Challenge wrapped up on the evening of April 21th 2013 in Maui, it had become the largest hackathon in the galaxy. After the event, Space Apps 2013 was seen the world over as a resounding success; bringing together thousands of people from all over the world to solve problems relevant […]
| Over the past few years, we have been working hard at NASA to modernize the way we approach software development. Open Source is a critical component to our strategy. In 2011, we started a conversation around open source in government and hosted a summit at NASA Ames Research Center to bring together leaders, policymakers, and […]