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.