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.