By Mike Schneider
TITUSVILLE, Fla. -- A year after NASA ended the three-decade-long U.S. space shuttle program, thousands of formerly well-paid engineers and other workers around the Kennedy Space Center are still struggling to find jobs to replace the careers that flourished when shuttles blasted off from... Read More »
It pays between $64,724 to $141,715 a year, and it lets you travel to the most exotic locales imaginable. The only catch is that along with requiring a technical background, preferably in the form of an advanced degree, candidates should have "at least 1,000 hours pilot-in-command time in jet aircraft." Read More »
"That's one small step for woman, one giant leap for womankind."
At the Women and Mars Conference in Washington D.C. last week, leading women from NASA and other space-related technology giants gathered to make a point. Women had to be present, they agreed, on such an enormous milestone for humanity as the... Read More »
By Seth Borenstein
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Looking for a job? NASA is hiring astronauts. You can even apply online at a giant government jobs website.
There's only one hitch: NASA doesn't have its own spaceship anymore and is sending fewer fliers into orbit right now. Read More »
When Atlantis successfully completed its mission last month, it brought to an end NASA's 30-year-old space shuttle program and thousands of jobs.
Many of those positions ended in advance of the program's end this summer, but the bloodletting hasn't ceased just yet. Read More »