The Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator was put through a successful spin test today in preparation for a more elaborate trial in June.
Flickr now allows photos to be posted without any copyright restrictions.
I see this small world, and I want to paint it black.
NASA isn't even sure it wants a new space station.
The NEOWISE telescope took millions of infrared images of near-earth comets and asteroids last year.
The mission is part of an unprecedented study on the effects of long-duration spaceflight on the human body.
NASA won't be redirecting any asteroids, after all.
Especially if you know a lot about underworld mythology.
But it boasts the lift-to-drag ratio of an albatross.
And researchers are applying the theory to findings from NASA's planet-hunting Kepler satellite with interesting results.