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.