Julie Robinson is someone who really has her head in the clouds, or better yet even higher, the stars. She is the chief scientist for the International Space Station, a University of Nevada, Reno alumna and the next speaker for the Discover Science Lecture Series on Thursday, Nov. 9. This lecture is ideal for people who find themselves looking up into the stars, heading to a hospital or considering a career in public service.
NASA on Thursday split a multi-billion-dollar contract to resupply the International Space Station between three US firms: SpaceX, Orbital ATK and Nevada-based Sierra Nevada—a newcomer with reusable spacecraft.
NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver visited Las Vegas recently to meet with Nevada entrepreneurs and discuss innovations in space exploration and technology development critical to America’s future in space. Garver toured the facilities of Bigelow Aerospace, a company that has been developing expandable space habitats. NASA is evaluating Bigelow’s concept for an expandable module for […]