The 2014 NASA International Space Apps Challenges Announced

Programmers, teachers, artists, et al., are welcome to join this NASA hackathon on April 12-13th.

NASA Joins Forces With GLaDos and It’s a Good Thing

NASA has found an unlikely partner in the form of the evil AI that is GLaDOS from the Portal franchise of video games.

The Soft Side of Endeavour: What Space Exploration Means to Me

The first time I saw Endeavour was the day I found out I was pregnant. For that, the shuttle will always have a special place in my heart.

OSIRIS-REx, an asteroid mission lead by professor Dante Lauretta at the University of Arizona, will carry your name into space!

Canada vs. Mars in Temperature Death Match

It was colder in Canada than on Mars! Except wait... maybe not. Fact checking FTW.

Ants… in… Spaaace!

The latest ISS re-supply mission will include a shipment of ants involved in a K-12 educational research project.

Astronauts Are Moms Too

Dr. Karen Nyberg returned from six months on the International Space Station to her fellow-astronaut husband and their three-year-old son.

Interview: Running a Kid’s Track at a Geek Convention

What does it take to run a kid's programming track at a convention, one that keeps a multitude of kids entertained and engaged?

NASA to Launch High School Students’ Satellite

NASA plans to launch a small satellite designed by students at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia.

Government Shutdown: Frozen Scientific Research

The government shutdown, from a GeekMom point of view.