This woman drives spacecraft for NASA

Alice Bowman heads the NASA team guiding New Horizons, the first spacecraft to get a good look at Pluto and its moons. Next destination: the Kuiper Belt.
Image of robotic arm and hand in space above Earth (NASA)

The U.S. and Canada: Partners in space

The U.S. and Canada, longtime partners in space exploration, work in space and on the ground to continue future space collaboration.
Person in gloves and mask giving a shot (© Sam Mednick/AP Images)

U.S. company wins first-ever approval of Ebola vaccine

The European Commission has approved a U.S. company's first-ever Ebola vaccine, boosting efforts to fight the deadly virus.
Two women looking at tablets (USAID)

Mapping Niger to deliver malaria medicines

A U.S.-backed program is helping to get malaria medicine delivered in Niger by making sure maps accurately show the location of health facilities.

Getting connected: People use balloons, the sun and white space to...

“A world without Internet would be like a world without light.” Millions of people around the world are using new ideas to get their Internet access.

Some countries can start with off-the-shelf technology

Investment in renewable energy is up, but it needs much more to keep global warming under control.

Science cooperation expands with restoration of U.S.-Cuba ties

In an effort to find solutions for common problems in science and technology, the U.S.-Cuba relationship is moving forward.
Circuit board cut into shape of Israel (© Shutterstock)

U.S. Embassy in Israel supports minorities in tech sector

Thanks in part to the work of the U.S. Embassy, Arab citizens are taking a bigger role in the high-tech sector in Israel and creating a better future.
Man talking to men and women in a field (USDA Foreign Agricultural Service)

Satellites protect farms in the U.S. and Panama

Storms or drought can cost Panamanian rice farmers a season's work. See how the U.S. is helping Panama to use satellite data to protect its farmers.