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.