12.31.08 - NASA Television will broadcast the annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Kickoff event on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at 7 a.m. PST from Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester.
12.30.08 - NASA has completed a comprehensive study of crew safety equipment and procedures used during the space shuttle Columbia accident.
12.29.08 - NASA rovers Spirit and Opportunity may still have big achievements ahead as they approach the fifth anniversaries of their memorable landings on Mars.
12.29.08 - NASA TV will air a special New Year's message from International Space Station Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke and Flight Engineer Sandy Magnus beginning on Monday's noon EST Video File (newsfeed).
12.23.08 - NASA recently submitted the following response to Aviation Week
12.23.08 - NASA has awarded two contracts -- one to Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Va., and one to Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, Calif. -- for commercial cargo resupply services to the International Space Station.
12.22.08 - NASA Television will honor the 40th anniversary of the historic Christmas Eve broadcast by the Apollo 8 crew with special programming Dec. 24 and 25 on the NASA TV Public Channel (101).
12.22.08 - NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has successfully completed thermal vacuum testing, which simulates the extreme hot, cold and airless conditions of space LRO will experience after launch.
12.22.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference with Associate Administrator for Space Operations Bill Gerstenmaier at 4 p.m. EST, Tuesday, Dec. 23, to discuss the contract selection for commercial cargo resupply services for the International Space Station.
12.19.08 - The 2007 NASA Commercial Invention of the Year - Polyimide Foam - is a multi-use foam that insulates for sound, heat and cold with aerospace and down to Earth applications.
12.18.08 - The International Space Station crew, paving the way for NASA's return to the moon, will honor the first humans to journey there 40 years ago with a special message.
12.18.08 - Researchers using a powerful instrument aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have found a long sought-after mineral on the Martian surface and, with it, unexpected clues to the Red Planet's watery past.
12.17.08 - NASA and Ad Astra Rocket Company of Webster, Texas, have signed a Space Act Agreement that could lead to the testing of a new plasma-based space propulsion technology on the International Space Station.
12.17.08 - NASA to be part of the 56th Inaugural Parade on Jan. 20.
12.17.08 - NASA has issued a Request for Information, or RFI, seeking ideas from educational institutions, science museums and other appropriate organizations about the community's ability to acquire and publicly display the space shuttle orbiters and space shuttle main engines after the conclusion of the Space Shuttle Program.
12.16.08 - NASA has released a draft request for proposals, or RFP, to seek industry support for the design of its Altair lunar lander vehicle, part of NASA's Constellation Program.
12.16.08 - For the first time, astronomers have clearly seen the effects of "dark energy" on the most massive collapsed objects.
12.16.08 - Oceanography data that will help scientists around the world better understand climate change are now available.
12.15.08 - NASA will provide propulsion system acceptance testing for the Taurus II space launch vehicle.
12.15.08 - The closer scientists look at Saturn's small moon Enceladus, the more they find evidence of an active world.
12.15.08 - NASA researchers are presenting a wide range of science results at the 2008 fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
12.15.08 - NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff, who recently completed a six-month stay in space, will be available for satellite interviews from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. CST on Thursday, Dec. 18.
12.15.08 - NASA landed on Mars, photographed distant worlds, added to the International Space Station, took part in a lunar science mission with India and made major progress toward returning astronauts to the moon as the agency celebrated its 50th birthday in 2008.
12.12.08 - Today's arrival of space shuttle Endeavour at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida will be seen only on NASA Television's Public Channel (101) and NASA's Web site.
12.12.08 - NASA will hold a media briefing Dec. 18 to discuss an upcoming International Space Station spacewalk. NASA Television will provide live coverage of the Dec. 22 spacewalk of Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke and Flight Engineer Yury Lonchakov.
12.12.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 4 p.m. EST, to brief reporters about recent developments and ongoing progress in NASA's Constellation Program.
12.12.08 - Soaring high above the Earth, the crew of the International Space Station has beamed down season's greetings that will air on NASA Television starting Friday, Dec. 12. The public can return the extraterrestrial good will and send greetings to the crew.
12.11.08 - NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has completed its primary, two-year science phase. The spacecraft has found signs of a complex Martian history of climate change that produced a diversity of past watery environments.
12.11.08 - NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics during the 2008 fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
12.10.08 - NASA will discuss the next space shuttle mission during a daylong series of media briefings from NASA's Johnson Space Center beginning at 8 a.m. CST, Friday, Jan. 9.
12.10.08 - NASA is providing a special 2009 calendar to teachers and the public.
12.10.08 - Astronomers will hold a media teleconference Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 1 p.m. EST to announce important new results on dark energy that were made using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.
12.09.08 - NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting another star. This breakthrough is an important step toward finding chemical biotracers of extraterrestrial life.
12.09.08 - NASA has set media accreditation deadlines for the next space shuttle mission to the International Space Station. Shuttle Discovery is targeted to launch Feb. 12 at 7:28 a.m. EST on the STS-119 mission to the station.
12.08.08 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center will provide an opportunity for reporters to see the International Space Station's next element at 10 a.m. EST, Thursday, Dec. 18.
12.05.08 - NASA has assigned the crews for space shuttle missions STS-130 and STS-131. The STS-130 mission will deliver a third connecting module to the International Space Station and a seven-windowed cupola to be used as a control room for robotics.
12.04.08 - NASA announced Thursday that space shuttle Atlantis' STS-125 mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope is targeted to launch May 12, 2009.
12.04.08 - NASA's Mars Science Laboratory will launch two years later than previously planned in the fall of 2011.
12.04.08 - NASA astronaut Carl Walz is leaving the agency to take a job in the private sector.
12.03.08 - NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale announced Wednesday her intent to resign from the agency, effective Jan. 17, 2009, in advance of the new administration coming into office.
12.03.08 - Students will participate in a live in-flight education downlink on Dec. 9, with the astronauts on the Space Station.
12.03.08 - NASA will hold a briefing at noon EST, Thursday, Dec. 4, about the agency's Mars Science Laboratory, or MSL.
12.02.08 - NASA has signed a $141 million modification to the current International Space Station contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency for crew transportation services planned through the spring of 2012.
12.02.08 - NASA, in coordination NOAA, has selected the contractor for the next series of weather satellites.
12.02.08 - NASA has invited young rocketeers to NASA's 2008-2009 Student Launch Initiative rocketry challenge.
12.02.08 - After landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California on Nov. 30, space shuttle Endeavour is about to make its cross-country journey back to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
12.01.08 - In honor of the 10th anniversary of the first construction flight for the International Space Station, NASA Television will provide sound bites and video b-roll featuring the commander of that space shuttle mission.
12.01.08 - NASA will recognize Armadillo Aerospace, the winner of the 2008 Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge, during a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Dec. 5 at NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street, SW, Washington.
11.30.08 - Space shuttle Endeavour and its crew landed at 1:25 p.m. PST Sunday at Edwards Air Force Base in California, completing a 16-day journey of more than 6.6 million miles.
11.28.08 - The space shuttle Endeavour crew is expected to complete its mission with a landing at 1:19 p.m. EST on Sunday, Nov. 30
11.26.08 - The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of fuel, food, supplies and holiday gifts on Sunday, Nov. 30.
11.26.08 - Video updates reporting progress made on NASA's newest family of exploration vehicles -- the Ares I crew launch vehicle and Ares V heavy cargo launch vehicle -- are now featured on iTunes.
11.26.08 - NASA is investigating the best methods for monitoring brain activity as part of a study designed to help airplane pilots realize when they are operating under dangerous levels of stress, fatigue and distraction.
11.25.08 - NASA has released a draft request for proposals, or RFP, regarding Phase I of its Ares V launch vehicle.
11.24.08 - The combined crews of shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station have sent a special greeting to members of the American military in time for the upcoming holiday season.
11.24.08 - NASA has selected Science Applications International Corporation of Houston to provide project management support services at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
11.24.08 - NASA has awarded contracts to 380 small business proposals that address critical research and technology needs for agency programs and projects.
11.24.08 - NASA is officially moving forward on a mission to conduct an unprecedented, in-depth study of Jupiter.
11.21.08 - NASA Television is broadcasting highlights from the ongoing STS-126 space shuttle mission in high definition (HDTV).
11.21.08 - NASA and its international partners have assigned the International Space Station's crew members through 2010. The numbering sequence of expeditions was modified to reflect the start of six-person crews.
11.21.08 - NASA, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and their international partners cut the ribbon Friday in Nairobi, Kenya, for SERVIR-Africa.
11.20.08 - Flames shot more than 100 feet high in a successful 5.5-second ground test firing Thursday, Nov. 20, of a launch abort motor for NASA's next generation spacecraft, the Orion crew exploration vehicle.
11.20.08 - NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed vast Martian glaciers of water ice under protective blankets of rocky debris at much lower latitudes than any ice previously identified on the Red Planet.
11.20.08 - Registration is open for NASA's 16th annual Great Moonbuggy Race.
11.20.08 - NASA, ATK, Orbital Sciences Corp. and Lockheed Martin representatives will hold a teleconference at 2:30 p.m. MST today, Thursday, Nov. 20, to discuss the results of the first full-scale test fire of the motor for a new launch abort system.
11.20.08 - NASA has named Arthur E. (Gene) Goldman as the new director of NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
11.19.08 - NASA and the U.S. Department of Energy have signed a memorandum of understanding for the implementation of the Joint Dark Energy Mission.
11.19.08 - The 10 crew members aboard space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 2:05 p.m. CST on Friday, Nov. 21.
11.19.08 - Scientists announced Wednesday the discovery of a previously unidentified nearby source of high-energy cosmic rays.
11.19.08 - NASA astronauts on space shuttle Endeavour's STS-126 mission will install an instrument on the International Space Station that can "smell" dangerous chemicals in the air.
11.18.08 - An Earth-observing satellite that has provided early detection of ocean storms and advanced the scientific exploration of global ocean wind patterns has been recognized for helping scientists better understand our home planet.
11.18.08 - NASA has successfully tested the first deep space communications network modeled on the Internet.
11.18.08 - NASA is looking for the right stuff, or in this case, the right name for the next Mars rover.
11.17.08 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida welcomed the arrival Nov. 10 of important hardware for the Ares I-X rocket's upcoming test flight.
11.17.08 - Nations around the world will join together to mark a milestone in space exploration this week, celebrating the 10th birthday of a unique research laboratory, the International Space Station.
11.17.08 - Images from NASA satellites give a wider perspective of the full extent and devastation of the wildfires raging in Southern California.
11.14.08 - Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member crew lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 7:55 p.m. EST Friday to repair and remodel the International Space Station.
11.14.08 - NASA Shuttle Carries Camera To Help Farmers
11.14.08 - NASA has unveiled the Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project.
11.13.08 - NASA's newest high-performance rocket engine, the J-2X, successfully completed its critical design review Thursday at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
11.13.08 - NASA released a newly restored 42-year-old image of Earth on Thursday. The Lunar Orbiter 1 spacecraft took the iconic photograph of Earth rising above the lunar surface in 1966.
11.13.08 - NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has taken the first visible-light snapshot of a planet circling another star.
11.13.08 - NASA has concluded nearly two weeks of testing equipment and lunar rover concepts on Hawaii's volcanic soil.
11.12.08 - NASA Television will provide a continuous clean video feed on its Media Channel of space shuttle Endeavour in the hours before its 7:55 p.m. EST liftoff on Nov. 14.
11.12.08 - NASA's first spacecraft dedicated to studying carbon dioxide, the leading human-produced greenhouse gas driving changes in Earth's climate, has arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., to begin final launch preparations.
11.12.08 - NASA Associate Administrator for Exploration Systems Rick Gilbrech announced Wednesday that he will be leaving the agency for a position in the private sector.
11.10.08 - NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has awarded a contract to ZIN Technologies Inc., of Middleburg Heights, Ohio, for the definition, design, fabrication, assembly, integration, test and operation of a broad array of space flight projects.
11.10.08 - NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has ceased communications after operating for more than five months.
11.10.08 - NASA and ATK will conduct the first full-scale test fire of the motor for a new launch abort system.
11.10.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EST today, Monday, Nov. 10, to discuss the status of the Phoenix Mars Lander. Phoenix has been operating on the Red Planet for more than five months.
11.10.08 - NASA will host a seminar at 11 a.m. EST, Friday, Nov. 14, to discuss the current state of knowledge about how the "breathing" Earth influences current and future levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
11.10.08 - A prelaunch webcast, live blogs, podcasts, pictures and videos will highlight NASA's Web coverage of space shuttle Endeavour's STS-126 mission to the International Space Station.
11.07.08 - NASA has awarded a $667.3 million contract to Lockheed Martin Corp. of Gaithersburg, Md., to provide integrated support for the hardware, software, data and displays used to train for and execute human spaceflight missions.
11.07.08 - Almost 40 years after NASA executed the bold decision to send the first human flight of the gigantic Saturn V rocket to the moon, the crew of Apollo 8 will reunite.
11.07.08 - NASA will hold a Science Update to report on a significant discovery about planets orbiting other stars at 2:30 p.m. EST, Thursday, Nov. 13.
11.06.08 - Schools all over the world will wish NASA a happy birthday as part of an all-day virtual birthday party through NASA's Digital Learning Network on Thursday, Nov. 13.
11.04.08 - Forty-six undergraduate and graduate students have been selected to represent NASA in their local communities as recipients of the agency's International Year of Astronomy, or IYA, Student Ambassadors Program.
11.04.08 - The first major flight hardware of the Ares I-X rocket has arrived in Florida.
11.03.08 - News conferences, events and operating hours for the press center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida are set for the upcoming launch of space shuttle Endeavour. Endeavour's STS-126 mission to the International Space Station is scheduled to lift off at 7:55 p.m. EST on Friday, Nov. 14.
11.03.08 - The two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station joined millions of Americans Monday in casting their ballots before Election Day.
11.03.08 - NASA flight director Ginger Kerrick, who will lead Mission Control for the upcoming space shuttle mission, will be available for satellite interviews from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT, Monday, Nov. 10.
10.31.08 - NASA has awarded a $206.5 million contract to United Space Alliance of Houston to provide mission and flight crew operations support for the International Space Station and human space exploration activities after the space shuttle is retired.
10.30.08 - NASA managers completed a review Thursday of space shuttle Endeavour's readiness for flight and selected the official launch date for the STS-126 mission.
10.30.08 - NASA managers have announced that they will not meet a February 2009 launch date for the fifth and final shuttle mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.
10.30.08 - NASA will host the inaugural Small Business Symposium and Awards Ceremony Nov. 17-18 in Washington
10.30.08 - The time of Thursday's media teleconference to discuss the status of the shuttle servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope has changed to 5:30 p.m. EDT. A news conference at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to discuss the status of the next space shuttle launch now will begin no earlier than 6:30 p.m.
10.30.08 - NASA and Korea signed a joint statement of intent identifying potential interest in cooperation in civil space and aeronautics activities.
10.29.08 - NASA Television will provide a high definition feed of the documentary "50 Years of Exploration: The Golden Anniversary of NASA" on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 1 and 8 p.m. EDT.
10.29.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 30, to discuss the status of the upcoming shuttle servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.
10.29.08 - A NASA spacecraft gliding over the battered surface of Mercury for the second time this year has revealed more previously unseen real estate on the innermost planet.
10.29.08 - The amount of methane in Earth's atmosphere shot up in 2007, bringing to an end approximately a decade in which atmospheric levels of the potent greenhouse gas were essentially stable.
10.28.08 - NASA has selected ASRC Research and Technology Solutions, LLC of Greenbelt, Md., to provide mission support services under the Program Analysis and Control (PAAC III) contract.
10.28.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 1 p.m. EDT, to brief reporters about recent developments and ongoing progress in NASA's Constellation Program.
10.28.08 - NASA has selected 142 proposals for negotiation of Phase 2 contract awards in the Small Business Innovation Research program, known as SBIR.
10.28.08 - NASA satellite data can improve forecasts of dust storms in the American Southwest in ways that can benefit public health managers.
10.28.08 - NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has observed a new category of minerals spread across large regions of Mars. This discovery suggests that liquid water remained on the planet's surface a billion years later than scientists believed, and it played an important role in shaping the planet's surface and possibly hosting life.
10.27.08 - NASA managers have scheduled a news conference at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for no earlier than 6 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 30, to discuss the status of the next space shuttle launch.
10.27.08 - Armadillo Aerospace of Rockwall, Texas, earned $350,000 in NASA prize money during the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge in Las Cruces, N.M.
10.24.08 - NASA Television will broadcast two special messages from International Space Station crew members.
10.24.08 - NASA will hold a Science Update at 1 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 29, to announce findings and release new images from the Oct. 6 flyby of Mercury
10.23.08 - Spaceflight participant Richard Garriott and two members of the 17th crew to live and work aboard the International Space Station returned to Earth at 10:36 p.m. CDT, Thursday.
10.23.08 - NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has begun environmental testing in a thermal vacuum that simulates the harsh rigors of space.
10.23.08 - New research indicates a powerful greenhouse gas is at least four times more prevalent in the atmosphere than previously estimated.
10.22.08 - NASA will provide an update to reporters on the current efforts to restore Hubble Space Telescope science observations during a media teleconference on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. EDT.
10.22.08 - Space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to move from Launch Pad 39B to Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., as early as 8 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, as preparations for the STS-126 mission move forward.
10.22.08 - Media are invited to observe tests of NASA equipment and rover concepts that will demonstrate how astronauts might prospect for lunar resources and make their own oxygen for survival on the moon. The tests will take place Thursday, Nov. 13, starting at 9 a.m. HST outside Hilo, Hawaii.
10.22.08 - NASA And The Challenger Center Announce Naming Contest
10.20.08 - Two NASA instruments to map the lunar surface will launch on India's maiden moon voyage. The Moon Mineralogy Mapper will assess mineral resources, and the Miniature Synthetic Aperture Radar, or Mini-SAR, will map the polar regions and look for ice deposits.
10.19.08 - IBEX will build an image of the outer boundary of the solar system from impacts on the spacecraft by high-speed particles called energetic neutral atoms.
10.17.08 - NASA has increased the maximum ordering value of a contract with Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT) Inc., by $49.2 million to support the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
10.17.08 - NASA managers have adjusted the time for space shuttle Atlantis' rollback from Launch Pad 39A.
10.17.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference today beginning at approximately 4 p.m. EDT, to discuss issues recently experienced with the Hubble Space Telescope.
10.17.08 - Nine teams with rocket-powered vehicles will compete during the 2008 Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge.
10.16.08 - About three times a second, a 10,000-year-old stellar corpse sweeps a beam of gamma-rays toward Earth.
10.16.08 - NASA Advisory Council Chairman Harrison "Jack" H. Schmitt announced Thursday he was leaving the council. Fellow council member Kenneth Ford will succeed him as chairman effective immediately.
10.16.08 - The following is a statement by NASA Administrator Michael Griffin after the signing by the president of the NASA Authorization Act of 2008
10.15.08 - NASA is practicing for future lunar road trips, and reporters are invited to observe the activities. The annual Desert RATS, or Research and Technology Studies, field test will be held in Arizona during October, and NASA will host a media day on Oct. 24.
10.15.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference on Friday, Oct. 17, at 1 p.m. EDT, to preview the Interstellar Boundary Explorer, or IBEX, mission.
10.14.08 - The astronauts, cosmonauts and spaceflight participant aboard the International Space Station will participate in a news conference at 12:20 p.m. CDT, Monday, Oct. 20. Reporters at participating NASA centers may ask questions.
10.14.08 - The first NASA spacecraft to image and map the dynamic interactions taking place where the hot solar wind slams into the cold expanse of space will be launched on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 1:48 p.m. EDT, during a launch window that extends from 1:44 p.m. to 1:52 p.m. Called the Interstellar Boundary Explorer, or IBEX, the spacecraft will conduct extremely high-altitude orbits above Earth to investigate and capture images of processes taking place at the farthest reaches of the solar system.
10.14.08 - In celebration of its 50th anniversary, NASA will premiere the documentary "50 Years of Exploration: The Golden Anniversary of NASA" on NASA Television's Public and Education channels Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 9 p.m. EDT.
10.14.08 - Space shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to roll back from Launch Pad 39A to the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday, Oct. 20, to await launch on its mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
10.12.08 - A new crew that will live and work aboard the International Space Station rocketed into orbit early Sunday aboard a Soyuz spacecraft.
10.10.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 12:30 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, Oct. 14, to brief reporters about the status of efforts to revive the data handling unit that failed on the Hubble Space Telescope in late-September.
10.9.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT, Friday, Oct. 10, to brief reporters after a meeting held by the agency's administrator concerning the Mars Science Laboratory, or MSL.
10.9.08 - NASA will hold a series of news briefings on Monday, Nov. 3, to preview the upcoming space shuttle Endeavour mission that will outfit the International Space Station for six-person crews.
10.8.08 - NASA has selected ITT Corporation, Advanced Engineering and Sciences of Herndon, Va., to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions under the Space Communications Network Services contract.
10.08.08 - NASA is releasing an updated version of the Workforce Transition Strategy Report, which was delivered to Congress on Wednesday.
10.08.08 - The 2008 edition of NASA's annual Spinoff publication celebrates the agency's 50th anniversary.
10.07.08 - NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff will meet his opponents in the ongoing Earth vs. space chess match Thursday, Oct. 9.
10.06.08 - NASA has awarded research contracts worth a total of $12.4 million to six industry teams to study advanced concepts for subsonic and supersonic commercial transport aircraft that could enter service in 25 to 30 years.
10.06.08 - The first NASA spacecraft to image and map the dynamic interactions taking place where the hot solar wind slams into the cold expanse of space is ready for launch Oct. 19.
10.06.08 - NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale will deliver a keynote address on Friday, Oct. 10, at the Adler Planetarium, Chicago
10.02.08 - NASA has awarded five-year grants to study the origins, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe.
10.02.08 - NASA has set media accreditation deadlines for space shuttle Endeavour's STS-126 mission, targeted to launch Nov. 16.
10.02.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference on Monday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m. EDT, to discuss the upcoming launch of the first spacecraft that will image and map the dynamic interactions taking place where the hot solar wind slams into the cold expanse of space.
10.01.08 - NASA has awarded a two-year, $650 million contract extension to The Boeing Co. to continue engineering support of the International Space Station to Sept. 30, 2010.
10.01.08 - NASA Television will broadcast the launch of the next International Space Station crew Oct. 12.
10.01.08 - A NASA spacecraft will conduct the second of three flybys of Mercury on Oct. 6.
09.30.08 - NASA and its partners today unveiled a new way to connect satellite air quality data with communities in Central America and the Caribbean.
09.30.08 - NASA has assigned the crew for space shuttle Discovery's STS-129 mission
09.30.08 - A new NASA contest challenges college-level students to design tools for moon rovers.
09.30.08 - NASA announced Tuesday that William Parsons, director of the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida, is leaving the agency in mid-October to pursue opportunities in the private sector.
09.29.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 1, to preview the Oct. 6 flyby of Mercury by the MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging, or MESSENGER, spacecraft.
09.29.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 6 p.m. EDT today to discuss a significant Hubble Space Telescope anomaly that occurred this weekend affecting the storage and transmittal of science data to Earth.
09.29.08 - NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has detected snow falling from Martian clouds.
09.29.08 - NASA will update its National Aviation Operations Monitoring Service, or NAOMS, Web site Tuesday to add more information from pilot survey responses.
09.26.08 - NASA's Ames Research Center Friday awarded a contract with a maximum value of $300 million to Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Inc. (SGT Inc.), of Greenbelt, Md., for intelligent systems research and development support.
09.26.08 - It will be Earth vs. space in a unique chess match, and you can help Earth win.
09.25.08 - NASA will hold a media briefing Monday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m. EDT, to discuss the latest developments, findings and upcoming science opportunities of the Phoenix Mars Lander.
09.25.08 - Having returned the world's first particles from a comet, NASA's Stardust sample return capsule will join the collection of flight icons in the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington.
09.25.08 - Members of the public can send their names around Earth on NASA's Glory satellite.
09.25.08 - Conversations between astronauts aboard the International Space Station and flight controllers on the ground now are available for the public to hear live 24/7.
09.25.08 - NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed hundreds of small fractures exposed on the Martian surface that billions of years ago directed flows of water through underground Martian sandstone.
09.25.08 - NASA managers briefed industry representatives, members of academia and reporters Thursday about the agency's initial plans for the Ares V heavy-lift rocket and Altair lunar lander.
09.24.08 - The target launch date for space shuttle Atlantis' STS-125 mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope has been reset to Oct. 14 at 10:19 p.m. EDT.
09.24.08 - NASA and the Levine School of Music in Washington will host astronaut Leland Melvin, legendary music producer Quincy Jones and musician-producer Pharrell Williams on Thursday, Sept. 25, at 10 a.m. EDT.
09.23.08 - Data from the Ulysses spacecraft show the sun has reduced its output of solar wind to the lowest levels since accurate readings became available.
09.23.08 - NASA Television and www.nasa.gov will broadcast a gala event commemorating the agency's Golden Anniversary on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 8 p.m. EDT.
09.23.08 - The work of the next International Space Station residents will be previewed in a briefing broadcast on NASA Television at 1 p.m. CDT Thursday, Sept. 25, from NASA's Johnson Space Center.
09.22.08 - NASA and the United States Air Force are looking for university and industry partners as they work to advance hypersonic research.
09.22.08 - NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity is setting its sights on a crater more than 20 times larger than its home for the past two years.
09.19.08 - For the first time since July 2001, two space shuttles are on the launch pads at the same time at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
09.19.08 - NASA's Swift satellite has found the most distant gamma-ray burst ever detected. The blast, designated GRB 080913, arose from an exploding star 12.8 billion light-years away.
09.19.08 - For the first time since July 2001, two shuttles are on the launch pads at the same time at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
09.18.08 - NASA has extended the Unified NASA Information Technology Services, or UNITeS, contract with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) of San Diego.
09.18.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 12:30 p.m. EDT, to discuss data from the joint NASA and European Space Agency Ulysses mission that reveals the sun's solar wind is at a 50-year low.
09.18.08 - NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston is scheduled to reopen Monday, Sept. 22, ending its closure related to Hurricane Ike.
09.17.08 - NASA is making available a free Web-based educational product to learners of all ages across the country.
09.16.08 - Arctic sea ice coverage appears to have reached its lowest extent for the year.
09.15.08 - NASA for the first time last week used microgravity research flights aboard commercially-owned aircraft to test hardware and technologies.
09.15.08 - NASA has selected a Mars robotic mission that will provide information about the Red Planet's atmosphere, climate history and potential habitability in greater detail than ever before.
09.11.08 - Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., have completed first-round testing of a critical motor for NASA's new Ares I rocket.
09.11.08 - Hurricane Ike has delayed the scheduled Friday arrival of a Russian Progress cargo ship at the International Space Station 220 miles above Earth.
09.11.08 - Space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to roll out to Launch Pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, Sept. 18, in preparation for shuttle Atlantis' mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
09.11.08 - Students will chat with NASA's Expedition 17 astronauts aboard the International Space Station from 11:15 a.m. to 11:35 a.m. PDT at the Jim Bridger Middle School.
09.11.08 - NASA's Johnson Space Center will close at noon CDT Thursday and remain closed until the threat of Hurricane Ike has passed.
09.10.08 - NASA has taken a major step toward building the nation's next generation launch vehicle with Wednesday's successful completion of the Ares I rocket preliminary design review.
09.10.08 - NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale will deliver a keynote address at 8:45 a.m. EDT, Thursday, Sept 18, at Boston's Museum of Science to kick off next week's Future Forum.
09.10.08 - NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., Wednesday awarded a bridge contract for information technology support to Perot Systems Government Services Inc. of Fairfax, Va.
09.10.08 - NASA astronauts will need power sources when they return to the moon and establish a lunar outpost. NASA engineers are exploring the possibility of nuclear fission to provide the necessary power and taking initial steps toward a non-nuclear technology demonstration of this type of system.
09.10.08 - Data from satellites and observatories around the globe show a jet from a powerful stellar explosion witnessed March 19 was aimed almost directly at Earth.
09.09.08 - NASA's Office of Education is awarding research grants totaling nearly $35 million to seven minority institutions.
09.08.08 - NASA To Hold Briefing About Lunar Exploration Concepts And Plans
09.08.08 - The nation faces challenges in utilizing Earth science information to manage resources and protect public health, according to a NASA-sponsored report issued Monday by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program.
09.08.08 - NASA will host a teleconference Wednesday, Sept. 10, no earlier than 6 p.m. EDT, to discuss the conclusion of the Ares I rocket preliminary design review.
09.08.08 - To celebrate NASA's 50th anniversary in October, the agency is releasing the book "NASA/ART - 50 Years of Exploration," a historic collection of almost a half-century of space-inspired artwork.
09.07.08 - "The leaked internal email fails to provide the contextual framework for my remarks, and my support for the administration's policies."
09.05.08 - NASA has adjusted the target launch dates for the two remaining space shuttle missions in 2008.
09.04.08 - NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate will accept scholarship applications from Sept. 5, 2008, through Jan. 16, 2009, for the academic year beginning in fall 2009.
09.04.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 1 p.m. EDT, to discuss new results regarding the gamma-ray burst GRB 080319B, which was visible to the naked eye.
09.04.08 - A new NASA competition is challenging students in high school and college to research and describe a small, supersonic airliner that could enter commercial service in the next decade.
09.03.08 - NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans is fully operational and will reopen Thursday, Sept. 4.
09.03.08 - Space shuttle Atlantis is tentatively scheduled to roll out to Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 10 a.m. EDT, on Thursday, Sept. 4.
09.03.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference on Monday, Sept. 8, at 3 p.m. EDT, to present the results of a study on how the U.S. government currently uses Earth science information to manage resources and protect public health.
09.03.08 - The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies next week. NASA Television will broadcast its arrival live.
09.03.08 - NASA announced Wednesday the new Carl Sagan Postdoctoral Fellowships in Exoplanet Exploration, created to inspire the next generation of explorers seeking to learn more about planets, and possibly life, around other stars.
09.02.08 - Because of Hurricane Gustav's impact on employees who live in Louisiana and along the Gulf Coast in south Mississippi, NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center will remain closed Wednesday, Sept. 3. The center will reopen for normal business hours Thursday, Sept. 4.
08.29.08 - NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center will close Friday, Aug. 29, at 4:30 p.m. CDT due to the approach of tropical storm Gustav, which is expected to strengthen into a hurricane. .
08.29.08 - NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans will close at midnight Saturday, Aug. 30, to all but essential support personnel because of the approach and expected landfall of tropical storm Gustav, which is expected to strengthen into a hurricane.
08.29.08 - NASA will join AARP in their Life at 50+ National Event and Expo as the two organizations each celebrate a half of century of remarkable achievements.
08.29.08 - NASA will hold a news conference on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 10:30 a.m. EDT, at the Rose Center for Earth and Space, Cullman Hall of the Universe, American Museum of Natural History in New York, to announce its new Carl Sagan Postdoctoral Fellowships in Exoplanet Exploration.
08.28.08 - Space shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to roll out to Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 12:01 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 2.
08.28.08 - NASA and the Challenger Center for Space Science Education, Alexandria, Va., announced Thursday a cooperative Space Act Agreement.
08.26.08 - NASA's newest observatory, the Gamma-Ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, has begun its mission of exploring the universe in high-energy gamma rays.
08.26.08 - NASA's Mars Exploration rover Opportunity is heading back out to the Red Planet's surrounding plains nearly a year after descending into a large Martian crater to examine exposed ancient rock layers.
08.25.08 - NASA's Space Shuttle Atlantis To Move To Launch Pad Saturday
08.25.08 - Reporters will have a unique chance to experience lunar life, including driving across and touching a simulated moonscape, on Monday, Sept. 8, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
08.22.08 - Representatives from NASA and Alliant Techsystems, or ATK, will hold a media teleconference Friday morning at 10:30 a.m. EDT to discuss this morning's failure of a rocket launch carrying two NASA hypersonic experimental payloads.
08.22.08 - An Alliant Techsystems suborbital rocket carrying two NASA hypersonic experiments was destroyed by range safety officials shortly after liftoff from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia Friday. No injuries or property damage were reported.
08.21.08 - Managers at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., plan to reopen the center for normal operations Friday morning for workers' first shift.
08.21.08 - Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., Thursday awarded a cost plus fixed fee indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity task order contract valued at $42 million to ASRC Research and Technology Solutions (ARTS), of Greenbelt, Md.
08.20.08 - Students from Buchanan High School in Clovis, Calif., who are taking part in a 48 hour space station simulation, will get an extra boost when they receive a call from the real International Space Station.
08.19.08 - NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., Monday awarded a contract modification valued at $34.8 million to Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn.
08.19.08 - NASA issued a Request for Information, or RFI, on Monday to gauge interest and solicit ideas from private companies in providing communications and navigation services that would support the development of exploration, scientific and commercial capabilities on the moon over the next 25 years.
08.19.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference on Tuesday, August 26, at 2 p.m. EDT, to announce the first results from NASA's Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope and the observatory's new name.
08.19.08 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 19, because of the potential threat from Tropical Storm Fay. Current plans call for the center to be closed for 24 hours.
08.18.08 - Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., have completed a series of tests on a key component of the J-2X engine. The J-2X powers the upper stage of the Ares I rocket, which will launch human explorers to the International Space Station and to the moon.
08.15.08 - NASA has concluded that corrective action is appropriate in the Government Accountability Office bid protest of Exploration Systems & Technology, Inc. NASA determined that a compliance issue requires the termination of the contract for the Constellation Space Suit System with Oceaneering International, Inc. of Houston for the convenience of the government
08.15.08 - NASA has selected Brevard Achievement Center Inc., of Rockledge, Fla., to provide custodial services at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
08.13.08 - Flying 220 miles above the Earth aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff is ready to take your questions.
08.12.08 - NASA awarded a total of $97,000 in prizes at the 2008 General Aviation Technology Challenge.
08.11.08 - In the coming weeks, high school and college students across the country will soon be heading back to school. A fortunate few will share some unique experiences. They will tell how they were at NASA for two months conducting cutting-edge research and working to send American astronauts to the moon and beyond.
08.11.08 - In a news conference Monday, NASA managers discussed how the agency will be adjusting the budget, schedule and technical performance milestones for its Constellation Program to ensure the first crewed flight of the Ares I rocket and Orion crew capsule in March 2015.
08.11.08 - The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, or ASAP, has released its 2007 Annual Report. The report examines NASA's safety performance and advises the agency on ways to better that performance.
08.11.08 - In commemoration of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope completing its 100,000th orbit during its 18th year of exploration and discovery, scientists aimed Hubble to take a snapshot of a dazzling region of celestial birth and renewal.
08.11.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference Monday, Aug. 11, at 3 p.m. EDT, to brief reporters about ongoing assessments regarding the budget and schedule for the Constellation Program.
08.08.08 - NASA has awarded an enterprise architecture services contract to Information Dynamics of Elyria, Ohio. Agency-wide services under the contract will include business and data architecture, technical architecture, architecture integration and governance, and compliance reporting services.
08.08.08 - Arizona Kids and teens are set to blast their local libraries into orbit after completing Outer Space Base, a library series of space science programs in Tucson.
08.07.08 - NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded a multi-year contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation's Integrated Systems Division of San Diego for engineering and technical services in support of the center's planned operation of two Global Hawk aircraft.
08.07.08 - NASA Television will air interviews with each of the seven astronauts who will fly to the Hubble Space Telescope beginning at 8 a.m. EDT, on Monday, Aug. 11.
08.06.08 - NASA's Glenn Research Center has awarded a follow-on contract to DB Consulting Group Inc. of Silver Spring, Md., for a variety of tasks including work involved in computer science, computer and software engineering, security, networking, application development and Web services at the center.
08.05.08 - NASA's Johnson Space Center, closed Monday afternoon and Tuesday because of tropical storm Edouard, will reopen for normal operations Wednesday.
08.05.08 - NASA's Human Research Program will fund nine proposals from six states to investigate questions about the affects of space radiation on human explorers.
08.05.08 - NASA Television will broadcast a special high definition feed of two hours of highlights from America's human spaceflight history as the agency celebrates its 50th anniversary.
08.04.08 - NASA has selected Innovative Health Applications, LLC , or IHA, of Cape Canaveral, Florida, to provide medical and environmental services at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
08.04.08 - Scientists are analyzing results from soil samples delivered several weeks ago to science instruments on NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander to understand the landing site's soil chemistry and mineralogy
08.04.08 - NASA Associate Administrator for Aeronautics Research Jaiwon Shin on Monday announced that Thomas B. Irvine will be the deputy associate administrator for the agency's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, effective immediately.
08.04.08 - NASA's Johnson Space Center closed at 12 p.m. CDT Monday and will remain closed through Tuesday because of the threat of tropical storm Edouard. Plans call for the center to reopen Wednesday.
08.01.08 - This week marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the space act that created NASA.
07.31.08 - Laboratory tests aboard NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander have identified water in a soil sample. The lander's robotic arm delivered the sample Wednesday to an instrument that identifies vapors produced by the heating of samples.
07.31.08 - Twenty-five graduate and undergraduate students have been selected as the first recipients of NASA's Aeronautics Scholarship.
07.31.08 - NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, also known as LRO, has completed the first round of environmental testing at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
07.30.08 - NASA scientists have concluded that at least one of the large lakes observed on Saturn’s moon Titan contains liquid hydrocarbons, and have positively identified ethane.
07.30.08 - NASA's Lunar Science Institute at Moffett Field, Calif., has announced its first international affiliate partner for conducting lunar science activities. Canada's University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, will represent the Canadian lunar science community as part of the newly established Canadian Network for Lunar Science and Exploration.
07.30.08 - Less than a month after launch, the NASA-French space agency Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason 2 oceanography satellite has produced its first complete maps of global ocean surface topography, surface wave height and wind speed.
07.29.08 - NASA hosted a meeting of space agencies from nine countries last week to discuss the next steps in the ongoing scientific exploration of the moon. The meeting laid the groundwork for a new generation of lunar science.
07.28.08 - NASA's Constellation Program has selected 11 companies and one university to independently develop concepts that contribute to how astronauts will live and work on the moon.
07.28.08 - At the 2008 General Aviation Technology Challenge being held Aug. 4-10, competitors will demonstrate innovations resulting in aircraft that are safer, less expensive and easier to operate, while having fewer negative impacts on the environment.
07.28.08 - NASA and the University of Arizona, Tucson, will hold a media briefing Thursday, July 31, at 11 a.m. PDT, in the mission's Science Operations Center at the university.
07.28.08 - NASA, in partnership with the Exploratorium Science Center, San Francisco, Calif., and the University of California at Berkeley, will transmit live images of the Aug. 1, 2008, total eclipse of the sun.
07.28.08 - A NASA concept for lifting and manipulating materials on the lunar surface will be demonstrated for reporters at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., on Friday, Aug. 1.
07.28.08 - NASA will hold a series of news media briefings Sept. 8 - 9 to preview the space shuttle's fifth and final servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.
07.25.08 - NASA's Regolith Excavation Challenge is scheduled for Aug. 2-3, 2008, on the campus of the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. Teams will try to use a roving excavator to move simulate lunar soil into a bin within 30 minutes.
07.24.08 - NASA and industry engineers have successfully completed the first drop test of a drogue parachute for the Ares I rocket.
07.24.08 - Researchers using a fleet of five NASA satellites have discovered that explosions of magnetic energy a third of the way to the moon power substorms that cause sudden brightenings and rapid movements of the aurora borealis, called the Northern Lights.
07.24.08 - NASA and Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library based in San Francisco, made available the most comprehensive compilation ever of NASA's vast collection of photographs, historic film and video Thursday.
07.23.08 - On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Tex.) hosted NASA Administrator Michael Griffin and Secretary of Agriculture Edward T. Schafer during the signing of a memorandum of understanding to enable the USDA's Agricultural Research Service to conduct plant related research on the International Space Station.
07.23.08 - NASA's 50th anniversary celebration continues this summer with special recognition at EAA AirVenture 2008, the United States' biggest annual air show, held in Oshkosh, Wis., July 28 - Aug. 3.
07.22.08 - NASA satellites, aircraft, and research know-how have created a wealth of cutting-edge tools to help firefighters battle wildfires. These tools also have helped scientists understand the impact of fires and smoke on Earth's climate and ecosystems.
07.22.08 - Software used to define safety margins for spacecraft re-entries and detect planets outside our solar system are co-winners of the 2007 Software of the Year Award.
07.21.08 - NASA's Ames Research Center will award a Small 8 (a) Business performance-based contract, valued at $29 million to Al-Razaq Computing Services of Houston, to provide financial services support to the center.
07.21.08 - NASA has set media accreditation deadlines for space shuttle Atlantis' STS-125 mission to return to the Hubble Space Telescope, targeted to launch Oct. 8.
07.18.08 - The grants will focus on improving science and engineering education.
07.18.08 - Students from the STARBASE Atlantis Naval Air Station education program in Corpus Christi, Texas, will participate in a live in-flight education downlink with the International Space Station on Wednesday, July 23, from 9:15 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. CDT.
07.17.08 - NASA Administrator Michael Griffin on Thursday announced that Rob Strain will be the next center director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
07.17.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference on Thursday, July 24, at 1 p.m. EDT, to announce the first results from a fleet of five satellites that have discovered what powers sudden brightening and rapid movements of the Northern Lights, or aurora borealis.
07.17.08 - The heads of the International Space Station agencies from Canada, Europe, Japan, Russia and the United States met at European Space Agency Headquarters in Paris on July 17, 2008.
07.16.08 - NASA has assigned the crew for space shuttle mission STS-128. The flight will carry science and storage racks to the International Space Station.
07.16.08 - Two studies based on data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed that the Red Planet once hosted vast lakes, flowing rivers and a variety of other wet environments that had the potential to support life.
07.15.08 - NASA's Innovative Partnerships Program has selected seven Small Business Innovation Research program, or SBIR, companies to participate in reduced-gravity test flights in early September.
07.14.08 - NASA has awarded an advanced planning assessment contract to Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. of McLean, Va. The fixed-price contract has a maximum value of $30 million for a three-year base period beginning July 8 and two one-year options.
07.14.08 - Representatives of 11 space agencies from around the world gathered in Montreal July 10 - 12 to continue the coordination of programs to extend human and robotic presence throughout the solar system.
07.14.08 - NASA has awarded research contracts worth a total of $12 million to two industry teams to study how the introduction of new aircraft types may affect air traffic management efficiency, aviation safety and the environment in the future.
07.14.08 - NASA is evaluating an advanced, fiber optic-based sensing technology that could aid development of active control of wing shape.
07.11.08 - A remotely piloted aircraft carrying a NASA sensor flew over much of California earlier this week, gathering information that will be used to help fight more than 300 wildfires burning within the state.
07.09.08 - Efforts to harness the energy potential of Earth's ocean winds could soon gain an important new tool: global satellite maps from NASA.
07.09.08 - Over the last 6 months, representatives from NASA and the European Space Agency, or ESA, have been engaged in a detailed assessment of potential programs and technologies that when conducted cooperatively could one day support a human outpost on the moon.
07.08.08 - NASA has awarded Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems Inc. in Houston, a one-year contract extension valued at $42 million to provide integration services for cargo delivery to and from the International Space Station.
07.08.08 - NASA is developing new spacecraft, the Ares rockets and Orion crew capsule, to deliver astronauts to the International Space Station and send them on their way to the moon.
07.07.08 - Following a detailed, integrated assessment, NASA selected target launch dates for the remaining eight space shuttle missions on the current manifest in 2009 and 2010.
07.07.08 - Sixty-one students from 14 colleges and universities around the globe have imagined what the next generation of airliners and cargo planes may look like.
07.03.08 - Scientists have argued about the origins of Mercury's smooth plains and the source of its magnetic field for more than 30 years. Now, data from the January 2008 flyby of the planet by MESSENGER spacecraft have shown that volcanoes were involved in plains formation.
07.02.08 - NASA is developing new spacecraft, the Ares rockets and Orion crew capsule, to deliver astronauts to the International Space Station and send them on their way to the moon.
07.02.08 - NASA's sun-focused Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory, or STEREO, twin spacecraft unexpectedly detected particles from the edge of the solar system last year.
07.02.08 - NASA is considering the development of a university-based, student-led satellite development initiative to begin passing the space exploration torch to a new generation.
07.02.08 - Two International Space Station residents will conduct a pair of spacewalks outside the Russian segment of the complex July 10 and 15, with coverage of both planned for NASA Television.
07.01.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference Thursday, July 3, at 2 p.m. EDT, to discuss analysis of data from the Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry and Ranging spacecraft's flyby of Mercury earlier this year.
07.01.08 - NASA will hold a media briefing Wednesday, July 30, at 1 p.m. CDT, with the next resident crew of the International Space Station and an American spaceflight participant.
06.30.08 - NASA Chief of Strategic Communications Robert Hopkins announced Monday that he will be leaving the agency for a position in the private sector.
06.30.08 - Robert Seamans was one of the early leaders in launching NASA’s efforts to explore the new frontier of space.
06.30.08 - Veteran space shuttle astronaut James Reilly has left NASA to accept a position in the private sector. Reilly flew on three space shuttle missions to two space stations.
06.27.08 - Veteran space shuttle astronaut Barbara R. Morgan will leave NASA in August to become an educator at Idaho's Boise State University.
06.26.08 - NASA has selected Abacus Technology Corporation of Chevy Chase, Md., to provide information management and communications support at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
06.26.08 - On Wednesday, July 23, NASA will host an Industry Day to discuss upcoming agency-wide acquisitions for the Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure Improvement Program, or I3P.
06.25.08 - The Phoenix team will hold a teleconference with news media at 1:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 26.
06.25.08 - The conference will be held at 3 p.m. EDT, Thursday, June 26.
06.25.08 - New analysis of Mars' terrain using NASA spacecraft observations reveals what appears to be by far the largest impact crater ever found in the solar system.
06.25.08 - NASA's deadline for accepting applications for the 2009 Astronaut Candidate Class is July 1. Those selected could fly to space for long-duration stays on the International Space Station and missions to the moon.
06.24.08 - Engineering teams are conducting final checkouts of the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, known as LCROSS, that will take a significant step forward in the search for water on the moon.
06.24.08 - NASA has selected Science Applications International Corporation, or SAIC, of San Diego, to provide independent analysis and evaluation of selected agency programs and projects.
06.24.08 - "Mission BISD: All Systems Go" technology and science camp students are gearing up to chat and ask questions during a call to the International Space Station crew on Thursday, June 26, from 10:50 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. CDT.
06.23.08 - In honor of NASA's 50th anniversary, the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and NASA are partnering on this year's Folklife Festival.
06.23.08 - NASA engineers and scientists completed a milestone review June 20 that will help determine the systems needed to return humans to the moon and establish a lunar outpost.
06.23.08 - NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman of New Jersey, who returned to Earth June 14 after three months on the International Space Station, will be available for satellite interviews from 6 to 8 a.m. CDT on Friday, June 27.
06.20.08 - NASA has selected two science proposals to be the agency's next Explorer Program Mission of Opportunity investigations. One activity will study black holes; the other will determine how the Earth's outer atmosphere responds to external forces.
06.20.08 - NASA and the University of Arizona, Tucson, will hold a media teleconference at 10 a.m. PDT, to report on the latest developments concerning the bright material discovered in the Martian soil by the Phoenix Mars Lander.
06.20.08 - A new NASA-French space agency oceanography satellite launched today from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on a globe-circling voyage to continue charting sea level, a vital indicator of global climate change.
06.19.08 - NASA's Human Research Program and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, or NSBRI, of Houston will fund a group of research proposals to help investigate questions about astronaut health and performance on future space exploration missions.
06.18.08 - NASA has selected EG&G Technical Services Inc., of Gaithersburg, Md., to provide institutional services at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
06.18.08 - An animated robot and his spacefaring companion are leading a campaign by NASA and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures to promote interest among schoolchildren in science and technology.
06.18.08 - Moon buggies, stardust and space food are a few of the things visitors will learn about at the "NASA: 50 Years and Beyond" program during this summer's Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
06.16.08 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems, or ATK, reached another milestone Friday with the successful test firing of a critical safety component for the Orion crew exploration vehicle, NASA's next generation of spaceships.
06.16.08 - NASA has awarded Analex Corporation of Fairfax, Va., an option for the Expendable Launch Vehicles Integrated Support, or ELVIS, contract.
06.14.08 - Space shuttle Discovery and its crew landed at 11:15 a.m. EDT Saturday, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., completing a 14-day journey of more than 5.7 million miles in space.
06.13.08 - NASA has awarded Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. in Houston a contract for technical support services for the Constellation Program, which is developing new spacecraft to travel beyond low Earth orbit.
06.13.08 - Conditions on the moon will be harsher, but prototype NASA robotic vehicles braved sand storms and unprecedented temperature swings this month on sand dunes near Moses Lake, Wash., to prepare for future lunar expeditions.
06.13.08 - NASA is part of a team that received one of the most prestigious awards in aviation on June 12.
06.12.08 - NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station, will be visiting Washington on Wednesday, June 18, to participate in NASA Day on the Hill.
06.12.08 - Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center will be opened to journalists to allow viewing of a site damaged during the May 31 launch of space shuttle Discovery.
06.12.08 - The space shuttle Discovery crew is expected to complete its 14-day flight to the International Space Station with a landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 11:15 a.m. EDT on Saturday, June 14.
06.12.08 - NASA has awarded a contract to Oceaneering International Inc. of Houston, for the design, development and production of a new spacesuit system.
06.12.08 - NASA researchers and scientists from the United States, Germany and Japan have found a new mineral in material that likely came from a comet.
06.12.08 - NASA has signed a $16.8 million contract modification to space shuttle main engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Inc. of Canoga Park, Calif., to incorporate an employee retention plan implemented by the company.
06.12.08 - NASA researchers and scientists from the United States, Germany and Japan have found a new mineral in material that likely came from a comet.
06.12.08 - As the summer fire season heats up, NASA aircraft are set to follow the trail of smoke plumes from some of Earth's northernmost forest fires, examining their contribution to arctic pollution and implications for climate change.
06.12.08 - After more than 17 years of pioneering solar science, a joint NASA and European Space Agency mission to study the sun will end on or about July 1.
06.11.08 - NASA's Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, successfully launched aboard a Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 12:05 p.m. EDT today.
06.11.08 - The launch of the Ocean Surface Topography Mission, or OSTM/Jason 2, aboard a Delta II rocket is scheduled for Friday, June 20, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
06.10.08 - In honor of NASA's 50th anniversary and the 50th running of NASCAR's Daytona 500 in February, NASA's Kennedy Space Center will host a media day Tuesday, June 17, starting at 11:30 a.m. EDT.
06.09.08 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems, or ATK, unveiled Thursday a new vertical test stand that will be used later this summer to support NASA's Constellation Program.
06.06.08 - NASA has awarded a contract to the Universities Space Research Association, or USRA, of Columbia, Md., to advance understanding of the effects of the space environment on the functioning of space exploration systems.
06.06.08 - NASA has selected contractors for a multiple award contract to provide fabrication of ground support equipment for Constellation and other space programs at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
06.06.08 - NASA is looking for the right stuff to further scientific knowledge about the moon.
06.06.08 - This competition challenged students to discuss one of two topics: how they have benefitted in their everyday lives from technologies built by NASA during the past 50 years, or, how their lives may differ 50 years in the future because of NASA technology.
06.05.08 - NASA has set no earlier than June 11 as the new target launch date for the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
06.05.08 - NASA has awarded more than $8.5 million to colleges and universities nationwide to conduct research and technology development in areas of importance to NASA's mission.
06.05.08 - NASA will host a news teleconference Thursday, June 12, at 4:30 p.m. EDT, to announce the selection of the contractor for the Constellation Program's spacesuit system.
06.05.08 - NASA and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum invite media to preview the "Space: A Journey to Our Future" traveling exhibit on Thursday, June 12, at 11 a.m. EDT.
06.05.08 - The 10 crew members aboard space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 4:02 p.m. CDT, Monday, June 9.
06.02.08 - The launch team found additional time was needed to resolve open engineering issues.
05.31.08 - A fanciful vision of a lunar traffic jam took first place.
05.30.08 - A fanciful vision of a lunar traffic jam took first place.
05.29.08 - The launch of NASA’s GLAST spacecraft aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket is scheduled for Thursday, June 5. The launch window extends from 11:45 a.m. to 1:40 p.m. EDT and remains unchanged through Aug. 7.
05.29.08 - NASA has selected the University of Colorado at Boulder for the management and operations of the Earth Observing System Data and Information System Snow and Ice Distributed Active Archive Center.
05.29.08 - NASA has awarded a contract to Clauss Construction of Lakeside, Calif., to complete the decontamination and preparation for a final status survey of NASA's Plum Brook Reactor Facility located in Sandusky, Ohio.
05.29.08 - NASA has selected EG&G Technical Services Inc. of Gaithersburg, Md., to provide facility operations and maintenance services at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
05.29.08 - NASA has selected six candidate mission proposals for further evaluation as part of the agency's Small Explorer (SMEX) Program.
05.29.08 - On June 6, NASA will release a broad agency announcement soliciting lunar surface systems concept study proposals to help the agency develop plans for a return to the moon by 2020.
05.29.08 - As astronauts begin an important mission to the International Space Station on Saturday, May 31, one toy astronaut, Buzz Lightyear, will begin a journey to help educate children across the country.
05.28.08 - News media are invited to a trek on the moon – or at least an earthly approximation of one.
05.28.08 - NASA will hold a briefing at 11 a.m. EDT, Friday, May 30, to discuss new opportunities to use the International Space Station's unique research environment.
05.28.08 - NASA will hold a briefing at 11 a.m. EDT, Friday, May 30, to discuss new opportunities to use the International Space Station's unique research environment.
05.25.08 - NASA's Phoenix spacecraft landed in the northern polar region of Mars Sunday to begin three months of examining a site chosen for its likelihood of having frozen water within reach of the lander's robotic arm.
05.22.08 - -- Launch of NASA's Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, is targeted for Tuesday, June 3, from Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The launch window extends from 11:45 a.m. to 1:40 p.m. EDT.
05.22.08 - News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center are set for the upcoming launch of space shuttle Discovery.
05.22.08 - NASA Thursday adjusted the target launch dates for two space shuttle missions in 2008. Shuttle Atlantis' STS-125 mission to the Hubble Space Telescope is now targeted for Oct. 8, and Endeavour's STS-126 supply mission to the station has moved from Oct. 16 to Nov. 10.
05.21.08 - NASA has awarded its consolidated protective services contract to Coastal International Security, Inc. of Lorton, Va. The contract has a maximum value of $1.56 billion, if all options are exercised.
05.20.08 - If you've never seen the International Space Station flying 220 miles overhead, this is the week to do so. The station will be in almost constant sunlight from Wednesday through Friday, offering an incredible view to sky gazers across the country.
05.20.08 - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center will hold a teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, May 27, for a science and mission status briefing on NASA's upcoming Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope mission.
05.20.08 - As the next space shuttle launch countdown begins, International Space Station Flight Director Annette Hasbrook will be available for satellite interviews from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, May 28.
05.20.08 - NASA has developed a revolutionary nanotechnology-based biosensor that can detect trace amounts of specific bacteria, viruses and parasites.
05.20.08 - NASA will honor the late astronaut John "Jack" L. Swigert, Jr., with the presentation of an Ambassador of Exploration Award for his involvement in the U.S. space program.
05.20.08 - A traveling art exhibition featuring 73 works by some of America's leading artists has been organized by the Smithsonian Institution to honor NASA's 50th birthday.
05.20.08 - A satellite that will help scientists better monitor and understand rises in global sea level, study the world's ocean circulation and its links to Earth's climate, and improve weather and climate forecasts, is undergoing final preparations for a June 15 launch from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
05.19.08 - NASA senior managers completed a review Monday of space shuttle Discovery's readiness for flight and selected May 31 as the official launch date for the STS-124 mission.
05.19.08 - NASA Television will provide a high-definition glimpse of life in space with a special Video File to be broadcast beginning May 22.
05.19.08 - NASA is seeking companies and organizations across America involved in cutting-edge innovation to partner with the agency in the Innovation Transfusion Program.
05.16.08 - NASA Wednesday awarded ARES Corp. in Houston a one-year contract extension valued at $25.7 million for services required to continue the development and operation of the International Space Station.
05.16.08 - NASA has selected SP Systems Inc. of Greenbelt, Md., to provide mission support services under the Program Analysis and Control (PAAC III) contract. The work will support NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center's Flight Projects Directorate in Greenbelt.
05.15.08 - NASA news briefings, live commentary and updates before and after the scheduled Sunday, May 25 arrival of the agency's Phoenix Mars Lander will be available on NASA Television and on the Web.
05.15.08 - New observations from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter indicate that the crust and upper mantle of Mars are stiffer and colder than previously thought.
05.14.08 - The most recent supernova in our galaxy has been discovered by tracking the rapid expansion of its remains, using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Very Large Array.
05.14.08 - A new NASA-led study shows human-caused climate change has made an impact on a wide range of Earth's natural systems, including permafrost thawing, plants blooming earlier across Europe and lakes declining in productivity in Africa.
05.14.08 - NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale announced Wednesday the launch of NASA Education TV, a partnership with the National Institute of Aerospace to produce new educational television programs for distribution on NASA Television and the Internet.
05.13.08 - NASA and its international partners have assigned two crew members to the Expedition 20 International Space Station mission.
05.13.08 - NASA will hold two media briefings on Tuesday, May 20, beginning at 11 a.m. EDT, on the international Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM)/Jason-2, which is dedicated to monitoring sea-level rise and improving weather and climate forecasts.
05.13.08 - NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate has selected the winners of its high school contest to describe the passenger and cargo aircraft of the future.
05.13.08 - The 2007 NASA Government Invention of the Year is a heat shield material slightly more dense than balsa wood that is designed to protect spacecraft during their fiery re-entry into Earth's atmosphere.
05.13.08 - NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander is preparing to end its long journey and begin a three-month mission to taste and sniff fistfuls of Martian soil and buried ice. The lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet May 25.
05.12.08 - International Space Station crews soon will have a new water reclamation system that will recycle wastewater, allowing up to six crew members to live aboard the orbiting laboratory.
05.12.08 - NASA managers have scheduled a news conference at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for no earlier than 4 p.m. EDT on Monday, May 19, to discuss the status of the next space shuttle launch.
05.08.08 - The J-2X engine will power the upper stages of the Ares I and Ares V rockets.
05.08.08 - NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale will announce a significant new education initiative at a NASA Future Forum on May 14 at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, Calif.
05.08.08 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center has awarded a contract to Hensel Phelps of Orlando, Fla., for the construction of the Ares I mobile launcher for the Constellation Program.
05.08.08 - NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) intend to conduct joint research on sonic boom modeling.
05.08.08 - As part of NASA's 50th anniversary celebration, the Digital Learning Network will host a series of live webcasts with students across the country May 13-21.
05.08.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference on Thursday, May 15, at 2 p.m. EDT, to provide an overview of progress made in the last few months and work ahead for NASA's Constellation Program.
05.07.08 - Imagine yourself hip-to-hip, shoulder-to-shoulder, inside a room the size of a walk-in closet for eight hours with five people you just met.
05.07.08 - Students from coast to coast will have the opportunity to make an out of this world call to the International Space Station on Monday, May 12, from 11:20 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. CDT.
05.07.08 - With the help of the space shuttle program, NASA kicks off a new artifact loan program for museums, planetariums, and other organizations.
05.07.08 - NASA has scheduled a media teleconference Wednesday, May 14, at 1 p.m. EDT, to announce the discovery of an object in our Galaxy astronomers have been hunting for more than 50 years.
05.07.08 - Administrator Michael Griffin announced Wednesday that Ed Weiler will remain as NASA's associate administrator for the agency's Science Mission Directorate. Weiler was named interim chief of the directorate March 26.
05.07.08 - The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies next week, and NASA Television will broadcast its arrival live.
05.06.08 - NASA has scheduled a media briefing Tuesday, May 13, at 11 a.m. EDT, to discuss the challenges, risks and science opportunities of the scheduled May 25 landing of the Phoenix Mars Lander.
05.03.08 - After safely reaching its launch pad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, space shuttle Discovery now awaits its next major milestone for the upcoming STS-124 mission.
05.01.08 - International news media should apply now for accreditation to cover the launch of the Jason-2 satellite on the Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM) at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
05.01.08 - NASA astronauts Dan Tani of Illinois and Suni Williams of Massachusetts, both past residents of the International Space Station, will be available to discuss what it takes to become an astronaut during satellite interviews on Wednesday, May 7.
05.01.08 - NASA's Space Shuttle Program on Thursday successfully conducted a test firing of a space shuttle reusable solid rocket motor in Utah.
05.01.08 - NASA invites people of all ages to join the lunar exploration journey with an opportunity to send their names to the moon aboard the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.
04.30.08 - NASA has signed a $39.5 million contract modification with Lockheed Martin Space Systems, New Orleans, to implement an external tank program employee retention plan.
04.30.08 - NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 2008 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday, May 3, at 3 p.m. EDT. The ceremony will take place at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
04.29.08 - Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to roll out to Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., on Saturday, May 3, as preparations for the STS-124 mission move forward.
04.28.08 - NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson of Iowa, who returned to Earth April 19 after approximately six months on the International Space Station, will be available for satellite interviews from 6 to 8 a.m. CDT on Friday, May 2.
04.25.08 - Astronauts flying on a space shuttle mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope for a final time will speak to middle school students across America simultaneously at 1:15 p.m. EDT, April 30, from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
04.24.08 - NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., and m2mi Corp., Moffett Field, Calif., announced Thursday they are taking a revolutionary step forward in improving telecommunications and networking from space.
04.22.08 - NASA has awarded Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, a NASA Launch Services contract for the Falcon 1 and Falcon 9 launch vehicles.
04.22.08 - NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., has awarded a contract to Deltha-Critique Joint Venture of New Orleans, La., to provide administrative support services for the center.
04.22.08 - NASA has selected General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Inc., to build the Landsat Data Continuity Mission spacecraft.
04.22.08 - NASA will hold a media briefing Tuesday, April 29, at 1:30 p.m. EDT to discuss the latest research documenting changes in Earth’s ecosystems using NASA remote-sensing data.
04.21.08 - Educators soon may be able take the "learning can be fun" adage to another level using computer-simulation games with new technologies created by NASA and a yet-to-be-selected game developer.
04.19.08 - Astronaut Peggy Whitson returns home from a record flight.
04.18.08 - NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist discussed Friday how space exploration gives Floridians a more competitive economy and better quality of life during a NASA Future Forum at the University of Miami.
04.17.08 - Since humans first flew in space, nothing has captivated astronauts more than the view of home out the window of their spacecraft.
04.16.08 - NASA centers across America will roll out the green carpet April 22 to celebrate Earth Day and reporters are invited to hear first hand about the agency's contributions to understanding and protecting our environment.
04.16.08 - The Near-Earth Object Program Office at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., has not changed its current estimates for the very low probability (1 in 45,000) of an Earth impact by the asteroid Apophis in 2036.
04.16.08 - Several instruments that will help NASA characterize the moon's surface have been installed on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO.
04.15.08 - NASA has completed the first full-scale rocket motor test for the Constellation Program's Orion spacecraft, a test of a solid rocket that will be used to jettison the craft's launch abort system.
04.15.08 - NASA has awarded a sole-source contract to Hamilton Sundstrand Space Systems International Inc. for water production services aboard the International Space Station.
04.15.08 - On Monday, April 21, Professor Stephen Hawking of the University of Cambridge will be the featured speaker at a lecture that is part of a series honoring NASA's 50th anniversary.
04.15.08 - NASA is extending the international Cassini-Huygens mission by two years. The historic spacecraft's stunning discoveries and images have revolutionized our knowledge of Saturn and its moons.
04.11.08 - On Friday, April 18, NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale will present the keynote address to launch a daylong event at the University of Miami's BankUnited Center celebrating the space agency's 50th birthday.
04.10.08 - NASA engineers have adjusted the flight path of the Phoenix Mars Lander, setting the spacecraft on course for its May 25th landing on the Red Planet.
04.10.08 - The astronauts, cosmonauts and spaceflight participant aboard the International Space Station will participate in a news conference from orbit at 10 a.m. CDT Tuesday, April 15.
04.10.08 - Michael R. Luther has been named deputy associate administrator for programs in NASA's Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington.
04.10.08 - During a ceremony at the National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs Thursday, the Space Foundation will induct three NASA-developed technologies into the Space Technology Hall of Fame.
04.10.08 - NASA's Science Mission Directorate has launched a new Web site that provides enhanced and engaging information about NASA's vast scope of scientific endeavors and achievements.
04.09.08 - NASA has selected nine proposals for negotiation of Phase 2 contract awards in the Small Business Technology Transfer program. The selected projects have a total value of approximately $5.4 million.
04.09.08 - NASA is preparing to send a small spacecraft to the moon in 2011 to assess the lunar atmosphere and the nature of dust lofted above the surface.
04.08.08 - NASA will join its international partners in space-based climate change research to discuss their current and future Earth-observation programs at a seminar Friday, April 18, at the Keck Center of the National Academies, 500 5th St. NW, in Washington.
04.03.08 - "I am incredibly proud of and pleased for our European partners with this demonstration of a successful automated docking of the ATV cargo vehicle with the ISS," said NASA Administrator Michael Griffin.
04.02.08 - NASA will hold a series of news media briefings May 1 to discuss the upcoming space shuttle Discovery mission, STS-124.
04.02.08 - NASA Television will broadcast the launch of the next International Space Station crew April 8 and the landing of the current crew April 19.
04.01.08 - NASA scientist and 2006 Nobel Prize recipient John Mather will devote more of his time to providing focus and support as senior project scientist and chair of the Science Working Group for the JWST at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
04.01.08 - The launch of NASA's Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. EDT on May 16 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
04.01.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference on Thursday, April 3, at 2:30 p.m. EDT to discuss findings from the Ares I thrust oscillation focus team.
03.31.08 - All journalists must apply for credentials to attend the liftoff from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida or cover the mission from other NASA centers. To be accredited, media must work for legitimate, verifiable news-gathering organizations. Reporters may need to submit requests for credentials at multiple NASA facilities.
03.31.08 - New target is 5:01 p.m. EDT on May 31.
03.31.08 - NASA will hold a teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, April 1, to discuss a report to Congress on the agency's workforce strategy while transitioning from the Space Shuttle Program to the Constellation Program.
03.3108 - The briefing will be at 1:15 p.m. MDT on April 8 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
03.31.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference on Thursday, April 3, at 2:30 p.m. EDT to discuss findings from the Ares I thrust oscillation focus team.
03.28.08 - NASA has awarded a cooperative agreement education grant to Oklahoma State University to support implementation of the INSPIRE program at NASA.
03.28.08 - NASA has selected the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, for the management and operations of the Earth Observing System Data and Information System Synthetic Aperture Radar Distributed Active Archive Center.
03.28.08 - NASA released Friday a photograph of the nearly 20,000-pound Orion space capsule mock-up being loaded into a C-17 cargo aircraft on Thursday, March 27, at NASA's Langley Research Center.
03.27.08 - NASA has awarded Air Liquide Large Industries of Houston the Kennedy Space Center - Cape Canaveral Air Force Station gaseous nitrogen supply and services contract.
03.27.08 - The news conference will be Wednesday April 2.
03.26.08 - Space shuttle Endeavour and its crew landed at 8:39 p.m. EDT Wednesday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., after completing a 16-day journey of nearly 6.6 million miles in space.
03.26.08 - NASA has selected the National Institute of Aerospace Associates, Hampton, Va., to conduct cutting edge aerospace and atmospheric research, develop new technologies and help prepare the next generation of scientists and engineers.
03.26.08 - NASA has awarded a five-year, $49 million contract to L3 Communications - Titan Group of Niceville, Fla., to provide simulation and software technology support at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.
03.26.08 - NASA's Cassini spacecraft tasted and sampled a surprising organic brew erupting in geyser-like fashion from Saturn's moon Enceladus during a close flyby on March 12.
03.26.08 - Dr. S. Alan Stern, NASA associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, has decided to leave the agency. Dr. Edward J. Weiler, director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., will serve as interim associate administrator.
03.25.08 - Less than three weeks after its maiden launch, the European Space Agency's Jules Verne Automated Transfer Vehicle is set to begin a series of automated approaches and make an eventual docking with the International Space Station.
03.25.08 - NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale and Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder discussed how space exploration gives Missourians a more competitive economy and better quality of life Tuesday during a NASA Future Forum in St. Louis.
03.24.08 - The space shuttle Endeavour crew is expected to complete its 16-day flight to the International Space Station with a landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, March 26.
03.24.08 - NASA will host a media day in Fairbanks, Alaska, on Monday, April 14, to provide reporters with a behind-the-scenes view of the largest airborne experiment ever conducted to study the impact of air pollution on the Arctic's atmospheric chemistry and changing climate.
03.21.08 - The news conference with the 10 crew members aboard space shuttle Endeavour and the ISS, originally scheduled for 11:18 p.m. CDT Sunday, March 23, has been moved to an hour earlier, and will begin at 10:18 p.m.
03.20.08 - - A powerful stellar explosion detected March 19 by NASA's Swift satellite has shattered the record for the most distant object that could be seen with the naked eye.
03.20.08 - NASA will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, March 26, to present new clues on the composition of the icy plumes jetting off the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus.
03.20.08 - NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter has found evidence of salt deposits. These deposits point to places where water once was abundant and where evidence might exist of possible Martian life from the Red Planet's past.
03.20.08 - NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered evidence that points to the existence of an underground ocean of water and ammonia on Saturn's moon Titan.
03.20.08 - On Tuesday, March 25, NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale will present the keynote address to launch a daylong event at the Saint Louis Science Center celebrating the space agency's 50th birthday.
03.19.08 - The 10 crew members aboard space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 11:18 p.m. CDT Sunday, March 23.
03.19.08 - "Although his personal odyssey here on Earth is now over, his vision lives on through his writing; he will be sorely missed."
03.17.08 - NASA's Constellation Program has selected five space-related companies to receive contract awards for a 210-day study to independently evaluate NASA's in-house design concept for a lunar lander.
03.14.08 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center has awarded Rede-Critique of Metairie, La., the contract for Kennedy Space Center institutional support services.
03.14.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 19, to report on the first-ever detection of the organic molecule methane in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a distant star.
03.13.08 - Each year around this time, John Tripp walks across a lunar surface, pondering the challenges ahead for explorers brave enough to take on its cratered terrain.
03.13.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference on Tuesday, March 18, at 12 p.m. EDT, to present the latest satellite observations of changing sea ice conditions in Earth's northern and southern polar regions.
03.12.08 - NASA has completed production of hardware for use in the first flight test of the astronaut escape system for the Constellation Program's Orion crew capsule.
03.11.08 - NASA has issued a contract extension to Raytheon Technical Services Co. to support facilities and operations for astronaut training at Johnson Space Center and Sonny Carter Training Facility in Houston.
03.11.08 - NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate has released its "Research Opportunities in Aeronautics 2008" announcement. The initial version of this announcement solicits research in support of the Supersonics Project.
03.11.08 - Space shuttle Endeavour brought an early sunrise to the East Coast Tuesday, launching from NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 2:28 a.m. EDT and beginning the STS-123 mission to the International Space Station.
03.10.08 - NASA has selected 24 scientists to initiate new investigations and assist with planned measurements to be conducted by the agency's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
03.10.08 - NASA's Cassini spacecraft will make an unprecedented "in your face" flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus on Wed., March 12.
03.10.08 - "Polar-Palooza: Stories from a Changing Planet," an education initiative supported by NASA and the National Science Foundation (NSF), comes to the National Geographic Society in Washington on March 13 as part of a national tour of science centers and museums.
03.07.08 - NASA released this week five years of data collected by the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) that refines our understanding of the universe and its development.
03.07.08 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center has awarded Millennium Engineering and Integration Company of Satellite Beach, Fla., a safety and mission assurance support services contract.
03.07.08 - On Friday, NASA announced the selection of JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, of Washington to provide agency bankcard services.
03.06.08 - Reporters are invited to NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland on Thursday, March 13 at 11 a.m. EDT to view a full-scale element of NASA's Ares I-X rocket.
03.06.08 - NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found evidence of material orbiting Rhea, Saturn's second largest moon. This is the first time rings may have been found around a moon.
03.05.08 - A pre-launch webcast, live blogs, podcasts, pictures and videos will highlight NASA's Web coverage of space shuttle Endeavour's STS-123 mission to the International Space Station.
03.05.08 - During space shuttle Endeavour's STS-123 mission, NASA's Johnson Space Center will operate a phone bridge for media briefings that occur outside of the normal business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CDT Monday through Friday.
03.05.08 - Reporters are invited to see a mock-up of the Constellation Program's Orion crew vehicle at NASA's Langley Research Center on Wednesday, March 12.
03.04.08 - News conferences, events and operating hours for NASA's Kennedy Space Center News Center are set for the upcoming launch of space shuttle Endeavour.
03.04.08 - NASA Television coverage of the maiden launch of the European Space Agency's "Jules Verne" Automated Transfer Vehicle, or ATV, to the International Space Station will begin Saturday, March 8, at 9:15 p.m. CST.
03.03.08 - A NASA spacecraft in orbit around Mars has taken the first ever image of active avalanches near the Red Planet’s north pole.
03.03.08 - Dana Weigel will be available Friday, March 7, from 6 to 8 a.m. CST.
02.29.08 - NASA has signed a $47.5 million contract modification with Lockheed Martin, New Orleans, for space shuttle external fuel tanks.
02.29.08 - NASA senior managers completed a review Friday of space shuttle Endeavour's readiness for flight and selected March 11 as the official launch date for the STS-123 mission.
02.29.08 - The NASA news conference to discuss the status of the upcoming space shuttle mission will be at noon EST, Friday, Feb. 29, at the Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
02.28.08 - Tani, who returned to Earth Feb. 20 after approximately four months on the International Space Station, will be available for satellite interviews from 6 - 8 a.m. CST on Wednesday, March 5.
02.27.08 - NASA has awarded SGT Inc. of Greenbelt, Md., a contract for support services for Constellation Program, which is developing new spacecraft to travel beyond low Earth orbit.
02.27.08 - NASA has obtained the highest resolution terrain mapping to date of the moon's rugged south polar region, with a resolution to 20 meters per pixel.
02.27.08 - NASA's latest concept vehicle is meant to go way off-road, as in 240,000 miles from the nearest pavement, and drive on the moon.
02.27.08 - During the 3rd Space Exploration Conference Feb. 26-28 in Denver, NASA will exhibit a robot rover equipped with a drill designed to find water and oxygen-rich soil on the moon.
02.26.08 - NASA has presented its highest honor for quality and technical performance, the George M. Low Award, to four companies committed to innovative management, process quality and customer service.
02.26.08 - NASA has added to its Web site an interactive program that allows users to discover some of the many NASA technologies that positively impact everyday life.
02.25.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference on Friday, Feb. 29, at 11 a.m. EST, to discuss the innovative science that will be made possible by two new Earth science missions announced earlier this month.
02.25.08 - NASA has issued a draft programmatic environmental assessment on potential impacts resulting from the Space Shuttle Program's move toward retirement in 2010 and the transition to the Constellation Program.
02.22.08 - One week after the landing of space shuttle Atlantis and its crew, NASA Headquarters in Washington is preparing to welcome the astronauts of the STS-120 crew, which wrapped up a mission to the International Space Station in November.
02.22.08 - NASA managers have scheduled a news conference at the Kennedy Space Center, Fla., no earlier than 2 p.m. EST, Friday, Feb. 29, to discuss the status of the upcoming space shuttle mission.
02.22.08 - NASA scientists have obtained the highest resolution terrain mapping to date of the moon's rugged south polar region and will discuss the imagery Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the 3rd Space Exploration Conference in Denver.
02.22.08 - NASA is partnering with the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and Discovery Place Inc. to celebrate the agency's 50th anniversary by bringing the excitement of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education to Charlotte, N.C.
02.22.08 - NASA announced the selection of N. Wayne Hale, Jr. as NASA's deputy associate administrator for strategic partnerships on Friday.
02.22.08 - The joint NASA and European Space Agency Ulysses mission to study the sun and its influence on surrounding space is likely to cease operations in the next few months.
02.21.08 - NASA is updating television coverage and media access information for the practice countdown of the next space shuttle flight, STS-123.
02.21.08 - More than 30 scientists will embark next week on a research mission to the Southern Ocean. Researchers will battle the elements to study how gases important to climate change move between the atmosphere and the ocean under high winds and seas.
02.21.08 - NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale and Gov. Ted Strickland discussed Thursday during a Future Forum in Columbus how space exploration gives Ohioans a more competitive economy and better quality of life.
02.20.08 - NASA is targeting May 25 at 7:26 p.m. EDT for the launch of the space shuttle Discovery's STS-124 mission from the Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
02.20.08 - NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate has amended its NASA Research Announcement to solicit additional research proposals.
02.20.08 - Space shuttle Atlantis and its crew landed at 9:07 a.m. EST Wednesday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., after completing a 13-day journey of nearly 5.3 million miles in space.
02.19.08 - NASA selected Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Va., to develop and demonstrate commercial orbital transportation services that could open new markets and pave the way for contracts to launch and deliver crew and cargo to the International Space Station.
02.19.08 - On Thursday, Feb. 21, NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale will deliver a keynote address at 8:45 a.m. EST, at the Center of Science and Industry, known as COSI.
02.18.08 - After safely reaching its launch pad Monday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, the space shuttle Endeavour now awaits its next major milestone for the upcoming STS-123 mission.
02.18.08 - The space shuttle Atlantis crew is expected to complete a 13-day mission to the International Space Station with a landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, Feb. 20.
02.15.08 - Rollout will begin at 12:01 a.m. Monday.
02.15.08 - NASA has awarded a contract modification valued at $812.5 million to ATK Launch Systems Inc., of Brigham City, Utah, for continued delivery of space shuttle reusable solid rocket motors.
02.15.08 - NASA has selected 19 science teams to conduct yearlong studies of new concepts for its next generation of major observatories.
02.15.08 - The 10 crew members flying aboard space shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 7:40 a.m. CST on Saturday, Feb. 16.
02.14.08 - NASA officials on Thursday revised the target launch dates for space shuttle flights during the second half of 2008.
02.13.08 - NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate will accept applications from undergraduate and graduate students between Feb. 22 and Mar. 17, 2008, for its fall 2008 scholarship program.
02.12.08 - NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate managers will host a media teleconference Tuesday, Feb. 19, to announce the names of one or more companies selected to develop and demonstrate commercial orbital transportation services.
02.12.08 - When a swimsuit manufacturer wanted to create a better fabric for competitive swimmers, it sought out some unlikely experts -- aerospace engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton.
02.12.08 - Space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to roll out to Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., on Monday, Feb. 18, as preparations move forward for the STS-123 mission.
02.11.08 - NASA has rescheduled for Monday, March 3, a daylong series of briefings from the Johnson Space Center on upcoming space shuttle mission STS-123.
02.11.08 - NASA has assigned crews for the STS-127 space shuttle mission and the Expedition 19 International Space Station mission.
02.08.08 - Researchers will test a NASA-funded robotic probe under ice here on Earth to demonstrate whether the probe's systems can operate in a similar environment on Jupiter’s moon Europa.
02.08.08 - Feb. 14-16, NASA will provide hands-on training through workshops and seminars at its 13th annual Preservice Teacher Conference.
02.08.08 - In honor of NASA's 50th anniversary and the 50th running of the Daytona 500 in 2008, NASA will participate in two racing events in Daytona Beach, Fla., Feb. 12-17.
02.07.08 - Space shuttle Atlantis and its seven-member crew lifted off at 2:45 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 7 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center to begin the STS-122 mission to the International Space Station.
02.07.08 - NASA announced Thursday that members of the public will have a chance to suggest a new name for the cutting edge Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, otherwise known as GLAST.
02.06.08 - NASA updated its National Aviation Operations Monitoring Service (NAOMS) Web site Wednesday.
02.04.08 - NASA announced a $17.6 billion budget for fiscal year 2009 to continue exploring the solar system, building the International Space Station, studying Earth from space and conducting aeronautics research.
02.01.08 - News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center are set for the upcoming launch of space shuttle Atlantis.
02.01.08 - NASA Administrator Michael Griffin and Indian Space Research Organization Chairman G. Madhavan Nair signed a framework agreement establishing the terms for future cooperation between the two agencies in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes.
02.01.08 - Rainfall data from a NASA satellite show that summertime storms in the southeastern United States shed more rainfall midweek than on weekends. Scientists say air pollution from humans is likely driving that trend.
01.31.08 - For the first time ever, NASA will beam a song – The Beatles "Across the Universe" - directly into deep space at 7 p.m. EST on Feb. 4.
01.30.08 - NASA senior managers completed a review Wednesday of space shuttle Atlantis' readiness for flight. Pending closure of an issue with a shuttle radiator hose, the STS-122 mission will launch Feb. 7 at 2:45 p.m. EST.
01.30.08 - On Jan. 10, NASA issued an environmental impact statement for the Constellation Program, which is developing a space transportation system that is designed to return humans to the moon by 2020.
01.30.08 - The recent flyby of Mercury by NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft has given scientists an entirely new look at a planet once thought to have characteristics similar to those of Earth's moon.
01.30.08 - NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale will brief the news media about the agency's Fiscal Year 2009 budget at 2:30 p.m. EST, Monday, Feb. 4.
01.29.08 - NASA is using a new treadmill that allows people to run while suspended horizontally to help astronauts prepare for long-duration missions to the moon and beyond.
01.28.08 - NASA has set media accreditation deadlines for space shuttle Endeavour's STS-123 mission, targeted to launch March 11.
01.28.08 - NASA will discuss upcoming space shuttle mission STS-123 during a daylong series of media briefings from the Johnson Space Center beginning at 8 a.m. CST on Feb. 29.
01.28.08 - NASA will hold a press conference at 1 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 30, to announce scientific findings and release never-before-seen images of Mercury.
01.24.08 - NASA will hold four media briefings next week to discuss International Space Station activities and provide a status of launch preparations for space shuttle mission STS-122.
01.24.08 - Seattle's mayor signed a proclamation recognizing NASA for its contribution to the space-related economy in the Seattle region, and the day of recognition coincides with a NASA Future Forum at the Museum of Flight in Seattle on Jan. 25.
01.24.08 - Middle school students across the country have put their visions of what future cities will look like to the test in the 16th Annual National Engineers Week Future City Competition.
01.24.08 - NASA Television engineers will perform system upgrades and testing on Monday, Jan. 28.
01.23.08 - NASA's Langley Research Center has selected four companies to provide the agency with aerospace model systems and developmental test hardware used for spaceflight, space exploration, flight tests and ground-based tests.
01.22.08 - NASA will release a report on an astronaut and flight surgeon health care survey Wednesday and hold a media teleconference to discuss the report at 2 p.m. EST.
01.18.08 - As the associate administrator, Shin will be responsible for managing the agency's aeronautics research portfolio and guiding its strategic direction.
01.18.08 - NASA will hold a media briefing on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 12:30 p.m. EST, to discuss the agency's Earth science program and preview major activities planned for 2008.
01.18.08 - On Friday, Jan. 25, NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale will deliver a keynote address at 8:45 a.m. PST, at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.
01.17.08 - Covering 50 years of NASA history, the calendar has been distributed to schools nationwide.
01.16.08 - High school students were challenged to create concepts that could accelerate the personal spaceflight industry.
01.16.08 - SOFIA has passed a significant mission milestone with the completion of the first phase of experimental flight tests, which confirmed the structural integrity and performance of the modified 747SP aircraft.
01.15.08 - NASA Television will provide live coverage of the Astronauts Memorial Foundation's remembrance service honoring space shuttle Columbia's STS-107 crew.
01.15.08 - NASA is looking for a fast set of wheels. The 15th annual Great Moonbuggy Race is set for April 4-5.
01.15.08 - NASA's Constellation Program has released a broad agency announcement for study proposals to evaluate human landing craft concepts for exploring the moon.
01.15.08 - At a Tuesday ceremony at the National Federation of the Blind, NASA unveiled a new book that brings majestic images taken by its Great Observatories to the fingertips of the blind.
01.14.08 - Cameras and sensors that will look for the presence of water on the moon have completed validation tests and been shipped to the manufacturer of NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite.
01.14.08 - NASA updated its National Aviation Operations Monitoring Service website Monday to add a Microsoft Office Excel formatted version of previously posted files containing pilot survey responses.
01.11.08 - On Thursday, Jan. 17, the chairman and chief executive officer of Google, Eric Schmidt, will be the featured speaker for part of a lecture series honoring NASA's 50th anniversary.
01.11.08 - NASA will hold a media briefing at 1 p.m. CST Tuesday, Jan. 15, with the next resident crew of the International Space Station and a South Korean spaceflight participant.
01.11.08 - NASA has updated assignments for International Space Station expedition crews. The updates reflect changes in the launch schedule for space shuttle missions that will transport rotating crew members.
01.11.08 - NASA announced Feb. 7 as the target launch date for shuttle Atlantis' STS-122 mission to the International Space Station and mid-March for the launch of Endeavour on STS-123.
01.10.08 - The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA's next mission to the moon, is in the midst of integration and testing at Goddard Space Flight Center.
01.10.08 - On Monday, Jan. 14, a pioneering NASA spacecraft will be the first to visit Mercury in almost 33 years when it soars over the planet to explore and snap close-up images of never-before-seen terrain.
01.10.08 - For those who set fitness goals as part of their New Year's resolutions, NASA astronauts who have lived aboard the International Space Station have a few tips to face the challenge.
01.09.08 - Lisa J. Porter, NASA's associate administrator of the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, announced Wednesday her decision to leave the agency, effective Feb. 1.
01.08.08 - NASA will debut a new book for blind readers at a media event and reception Jan. 15.
01.08.08 - NASA scientists and a space shuttle astronaut today outlined details of a challenging mission that will repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope in 2008.
01.07.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 10, to preview the historic Jan. 14 spacecraft flight past Mercury that will explore some of the last major never-seen-before terrain in the inner solar system.
01.04.08 - Astronaut Andrew Feustel will participate in NASCAR’s Preseason Thunder Fan Fest at Daytona International Speedway, Fla., on Tuesday, Jan. 8.
01.03.08 - NASA has selected Analex Corp., Fairfax, Va., to provide environmental test and integration services to support projects at the Goddard Space Flight Center, and at other NASA centers.
01.03.08 - NASA has awarded a potential 10-year, $544 million contract to CSC-Applied Technology Division of Fort Worth, Texas.
01.02.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference with Space Shuttle Program Manager Wayne Hale at 4 p.m. CST, Thursday, Jan. 3, to discuss the status of ongoing work to prepare shuttle Atlantis for its launch to the ISS.
01.02.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference with Space Shuttle Program Manager Wayne Hale at 4 p.m. CST, Thursday, Jan. 3, to discuss the status of ongoing work to prepare shuttle Atlantis for its launch to the ISS.