By Haley Stephenson A smartphone app set the tempo for a fix to bring the International Space Station (ISS) back online after a thermal system failed.
By Matthew Kohut and Haley Stephenson Need to understand something about engine cutoff sensors, the physiological impact of extended stays in low-Earth orbit, or how to drive a rover on Mars? That kind of specialized expertise exists at NASA, and often nowhere else.
By Haley Stephenson Using a wiki platform, the NASA Software Engineering Working Group has set a new precedent for collaboratively authoring, reviewing, and enabling interactivity for handbooks at NASA.
By Haley Stephenson Collaborative problem solving, a jumper lead, and a toothbrush turned around an unsuccessful late-August spacewalk.
By Haley Stephenson The Bloodhound Supersonic Car aims to set a new land-speed record and a new standard for openness in projects.
By Haley Stephenson Opening the International Space Station under normal circumstances is challenging. Doing it during the third-costliest hurricane to hit the United States is another story.
By Haley Stephenson To a rocket scientist, you are a problem. You are the most irritating piece of machinery he or she will ever have to deal with. You and your fluctuating metabolism, your puny memory, your frame that comes in a million different configurations. You are unpredictable. You’re inconsistent. You take weeks to […]
By Haley Stephenson For Tom Moser, getting the first shuttle off the ground took more than technical know-how.
By Haley Stephenson