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.