Missile being launched (Dept. of Defense)

New interceptor missile will defend civilians

The Arrow-3 system is able to intercept nuclear and biological missiles outside Earth's atmosphere, where they can be safely destroyed.
Apollo 11 projected onto Washington Monument (© Carolyn Kaster/AP Images)

Apollo 50 Festival brings moon landing to Washington

The Apollo 11 Saturn V rocket is being projected onto the Washington Monument to celebrate 50 years since the moon landing.
Person carrying large tuna on a dock (© Ezra Acayan/NurPhoto/Corbis/Getty Images)

U.S. and Philippines combat illegal fishing

For decades the U.S. has supported the Philippines' marine conservation efforts, resulting in more fish, bigger fish and a sustainable fishing industry.

U.S. universities top latest worldwide patent count

With heavy investments in research, U.S. universities are outpacing their international counterparts in receiving U.S. patents for new inventions.
Exploding star system (NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope)

Cosmic fireworks in red, white and blue

NASA celebrates the 4th of July with new images of the double-star Eta Carinae erupting like a fireworks display 7,500 light years away.
Astronaut and lunar module on the moon (NASA)

From NASA to Star Trek: One scientist’s space odyssey

Egyptian-American geologist Farouk El-Baz has had a diverse career, from serving as a science adviser to Anwar Sadat to training U.S. astronauts.
ShareAmerica Apollo XI 50th Anniversary poster

50th anniversary of the first moon landing [poster]

Fifty years ago brave American astronauts were the first humans to land on the moon. Download a free poster celebrating the Apollo 11 lunar landing.

How science works in the U.S.

The U.S. scientific culture encourages new discoveries. It does it through collaboration, public funding, open science, peer review and outreach.
Smart city with smart services and icons, internet of things, networks and augmented reality concept (State Dept./S. Gemeny Wilkinson )

Why is America concerned about 5G?

5G technologies will provide the backbone for future economies. That's why it's imperative to protect 5G from untrustworthy companies and countries.