NASA Herstory

Vanessa Wyche Named New Director of Johnson Space Center

The NASA veteran makes history as the first Black woman to lead one of the space agency’s centers.

07/13/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Houston, we don't have a problem on Mars

In Case You Missed It: NASA Landed the Perseverance Rover on Mars Yesterday

While Houston has been dealing with continuing fallout from a historic winter storm, NASA toughed down on the red planet, and sent back the pics to prove it.

02/19/2021 By Dianna Wray

As Right As Rain

Space City Weather Is Getting a Phone App

The guys behind Houston’s favorite weather service hope the new app will be ready by hurricane season.

02/10/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Will they get mars bars?

Update: First U.S. Commercial Spacecraft, “Resilience,” to Launch November 14

The historic flight will inaugurate a new era in ISS operations, 20 years after the first mission left Earth’s orbit.

10/27/2020 By Emma Schkloven

To Infinity and Beyond

History Is On Hold As Weather Delays the SpaceX Launch

The history-making mission will also be the first time a private company has sent humans into space

05/25/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Snapshots From Galaxies Far, Far Away

Scoping Out The Sky: 30 Years of the Hubble Telescope

The world’s most famous telescope celebrates three decades and thousands of images this weekend.

04/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Houston, We Have An Anniversary

UPDATED: 7 At-Home Activities To Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13

Space Center Houston may be closed, but there's still plenty of ways to celebrate NASA's "successful failure."

04/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Nature Calls

Save Houston's Biodiversity from Your Phone

Who knew the Bayou City was an environmental hot spot?

04/01/2020 By Chris Gray

Safe Space

Johnson Space Center Taking Safety Precautions Amid Coronavirus

Even with many of its personnel teleworking, the hub of human space flight continues to forge ahead on major programs.

03/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Stay Healthy, Stay Home

I Tried It: Digital Healthcare

Focused on early prevention, Houston-based Ways2Well offers comprehensive diagnostic panels and digital counseling that go beyond a traditional wellness check.

03/17/2020 By Krupali Laxmidas

The Rundown

Here's What You Need to Know about the Coronavirus in Houston

An ongoing round-up of what we know about Covid-19.

03/09/2020 By Dianna Wray and Catherine Wendlandt

Girl Boss

This Female-Founded, Female-Focused App Wants to Connect Women CEOs

HerHeadquarters, which recently launched in Houston, is moving operations here this spring.

02/26/2020 By Paola Kustra

Hair Done, Nails Done, Everything Did

Meet the App That Wants to Be the Uber of Beauty Services

Houstonian Joy Hutton's on the go GLAM will bring the salon to you, on demand.

12/10/2019 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Mommy Nearest

In the Market for More Mom Friends? There's an App for That.

We chat with Michelle Kennedy, London mama and CEO of Peanut, the moms-only social network that officially launches in Houston this week.

07/29/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Everything is bigger in Texas

Did You Know That Katy Is Home to a Massive Supercomputer?

And can it be both huge and sustainable?

07/23/2019 By Siena DeBolt

Top Doctors

At Baylor College of Medicine, a Cure for Blindness

Dr. Timothy Stout and his team are helping children see again.

07/22/2019 By Dianna Wray

Top Doctors

At UTHealth, a Pioneering Prostate Cancer Treatment

Dr. Steven Canfield is conducting clinical trials on a procedure that could revolutionize prostate cancer treatment in the next decade.

07/22/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Top Doctors

At Texas Children's, a Novel Endoscopic Epilepsy Procedure

Dr. Sandi Lam is performing precise endoscopic brain surgeries on patients with epilepsy, which helps them heal faster.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Top Doctors

At MD Anderson, Revolutionizing Complex Surgery Via 3D Printing

3D printing allowed Dr. Justin Bird to save one patient's knee.

07/22/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Top Doctors

At Houston Methodist, an Attempt to Reverse Aging on a Cellular Level

Dr. John Cooke is pioneering a treatment that could slow, and possibly reverse, progeria.

07/22/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp