Forty years ago, men from Earth began for the first time to leave our home planet and journey to the moon...
It took a national effort send humans to the moon – but it would take the efforts of a few astronauts to give Apollo 11 a safe lunar landing.
A leader in the aerospace industry is coming down to sea level - and riding the wave of alternative energy!
Taking out the trash and mowing the lawn are acquiring a higher status – going from “must-do chores” to “alternative-energy sources.”
Guitars and leather jackets are cool – but it’s the Hall of Fame for Astronauts, not rock and roll, that redefines what it means to be “far out”!
The airlines are going green, or at least using green, in test flights that could ‘rev up’ the role of sustainable fuels in the skies.
Technology designed to protect astronauts in space, now has earthlings diving head first into earth's most extreme environments.
The business of aerospace is serious, but once a year, NASA loosens up its spacesuit and goes for a joyride – moonbuggy-style.
Everyone knows that planet Earth is round. The moon is too. But what about the sun? Not so much...
Production for Discovery Now™ has ended
But we are pleased to announce a new radio and podcast series, called Innovation Now™. Listeners will still get a fresh new 90-second episode every weekday, but the spotlight shifts to include not only aerospace and science-based topics, but also compelling stories of revolutionary ideas, emerging technologies and the people behind the concepts that are shaping our future. With episodes highlighting cutting-edge research, the latest inventions and innovative ideas from business, government and academia, if you enjoyed “Discovery Now” you’ll love “Innovation Now."
Innovation Now™ is produced by NIA, through collaboration with NASA and is distributed by WHRV 89.5, Norfolk, Virginia.