NASA is planning to grow plants on the moon by 2015 – “If they can thrive, we probably can too”.
When NASA concluded that a “doughnut-sized” object that appeared mysteriously before its Opportunity rover on Mars was actually an errant rock, it left some people dissatisfied: A lawsuit brought against the Agency alleges NASA not only failed to adequately investigate the object, but that it is biological in nature.
In 1946 NACA (now known as NASA) subjected a human test subject to winds of up to 457mph in the name of science.
In 2000, Gregory W. Nemitz registered land on the asteroid 433 Eros. The land contained $492 Quintilian worth of platinum. When NASA landed a probe on a place on the asteroid that he had called ‘Parking Space 29’, Nemitz sent NASA a $20 parking ticket.
Three men from Yemen, sued NASA for trespassing on Mars. They claim that they inherited the planet from their ancestors 3,000 years ago.
11 of the 12 men who have walked on the moon were Boy Scouts.
Neil Armstrong’s NASA application was a week late. If it weren’t for his friend, Dick Day, secretly slipping it into the pile, he would have been rejected.
NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building is so huge it needs 10,000 tons of AC equipment to prevent rain clouds from forming inside on humid days.
NASA is currently working on a warp drive that could get us to Alpha Centauri in 2 weeks.
In 2006 NASA admitted that they no longer had the original video tapes of the moon landing because they recorded over them.