07.21.09 - NASA and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, or AFOSR, have successfully launched a small rocket using an environmentally-friendly, safe propellant comprised of aluminum powder and water ice, called ALICE.
08.21.09 - NASA will hold a briefing at 1 p.m. EDT, Sunday, Aug. 23, to discuss new science experiments using the International Space Station's unique research environment.
08.20.09 - The Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee determined the Aug. 24 contingency meeting announced in the Federal Register is not required. The committee has no plans for any additional public meetings.
08.20.09 - NASA Television has been honored with a Primetime Emmy Award by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
08.20.09 - News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center are set for the upcoming launch of space shuttle Discovery.
08.19.09 - Humans might not be walking on Earth today if not for the ancient fusing of two microscopic, single-celled organisms called prokaryotes, NASA-funded research has found.
08.19.09 - NASA has completed a two-day review of space shuttle Discovery's readiness for flight and selected Aug. 25 as the official launch date for the STS-128 mission to the International Space Station.
08.18.09 - NASA's news conference about the status of the next space shuttle launch will follow the conclusion of the Flight Readiness Review on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
08.18.09 - Three future residents of the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. CDT Thursday, Sept. 17, from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
08.17.09 - A successful NASA flight test Monday demonstrated how a spacecraft returning to Earth can use an inflatable heat shield to slow and protect itself as it enters the atmosphere at hypersonic speeds.
08.14.09 - NASA managers will hold a news conference on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to discuss the status of the next space shuttle launch.
08.14.09 - For the first time in more than a quarter-century a new space vehicle stands ready in NASA's Kennedy Space Center Vehicle Assembly Building.
08.14.09 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc., or ATK, will conduct the first full-scale, full-duration test of the new first-stage solid rocket motor for the Ares I rocket at 1 p.m. MDT, on Thursday, Aug. 27
08.12.09 - Using NASA satellite data, scientists have found that groundwater levels in northern India have been declining by as much as one foot per year over the past decade.
08.11.09 - NASA astronaut Patrick Forrester, whose hometown is Springfield, Va., will make his third journey into orbit on space shuttle Discovery's next mission to the International Space Station.
08.11.09 - Nicole Stott, a native of Clearwater, Fla., will make her first journey into orbit on space shuttle Discovery's upcoming mission to the International Space Station. She will live and work aboard the station for three months.
08.11.09 - NASA astronaut Danny Olivas, born and raised in El Paso, Texas, will conduct three spacewalks during the upcoming space shuttle mission to the International Space Station. This is the first shuttle flight to feature two Latino astronauts, Olivas and Jose Hernandez who are both of Mexican descent.
08.11.09 - NASA has assigned the crew for space shuttle mission STS-134 to the International Space Station.
08.10.09 - NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity is investigating a metallic meteorite the size of a large watermelon that is providing researchers more details about the Red Planet's environmental history.
08.10.09 - NASA astronaut Kevin Ford, who was born in Portland, Ind., and considers Montpelier, Ind., his hometown, will serve as the pilot on space shuttle Discovery's next mission to the International Space Station.