03.05.09 - NASA Hosts 'Mission Madness' Tournament To Vote On Greatest Mission begins March 9.
03.05.09 - NASA's Kepler mission to seek other Earth-like planets is undergoing final preparations for liftoff Friday, March 6.
03.04.09 - NASA will hold a news conference Friday, March 6, following a review of space shuttle Discovery's readiness for flight and an assessment of shuttle flow control valve testing and inspection.
03.03.09 - A full-scale mock-up of NASA's Orion launch abort system began a week-long flatbed trailer ride across the country Tuesday, en route to White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
03.03.09 - NASA has selected the members of the board that will investigate the unsuccessful launch of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory, or OCO, on Feb. 24.
03.03.09 - NASA and Cisco Inc. announced Tuesday a partnership to develop an online collaborative global monitoring platform called the "Planetary Skin"
03.03.09 - The International Space Station Program has announced a change in how two future crew members will return home.
03.02.09 - NASA and industry engineers successfully completed the second drop test of a drogue parachute for the Ares I rocket. The test took place Feb. 28 at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground near Yuma, Ariz.
03.02.09 - A flying model NASA built to research futuristic aircraft designs will spend its future in the United States' premier air and space museum.
03.02.09 - Space enthusiasts from across the United States and around the world are invited to submit questions about space shuttle Discovery's upcoming launch, its STS-119 mission to the International Space Station, and NASA space exploration.
02.27.09 - NASA has signed a $7.8 million contract modification with InfoPro Corporation for a continuation of engineering technicians and trades support services to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
02.27.09 - NASA has awarded an interim letter contract to Oceaneering International Inc. of Houston to begin work on the design, development and production of a new spacesuit system for the Constellation Program. The system will protect astronauts during voyages to the International Space Station and exploration of the moon's surface.
02.26.09 - Launch of NASA's Kepler telescope is targeted for no earlier than Friday, March 6, from Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. There are two launch windows, from 10:49 - 10:52 p.m. and 11:13 - 11:16 p.m. EST.
02.26.09 - NASA will hold a media briefing at 1 p.m. CST on Wednesday, March 4, with the four future residents of the International Space Station who will usher in an era of six-person crews living aboard the orbiting research laboratory.
02.26.09 - Acting NASA Administrator Christopher Scolese said the following in response to the 2010 fiscal year budget overview for NASA: "The $18.7 billion budget proposal for 2010 is fiscally responsible and reflects the administration's desire for a robust and innovative agency aligned with the president's goals of advancing our nation's scientific, educational, economic and security interests."
02.25.09 - NASA's Space Shuttle Program has established a plan that could support shuttle Discovery's launch to the International Space Station, tentatively targeted for March 12. An exact target launch date will be determined as work progresses with the shuttle's three gaseous hydrogen flow control valves.
02.25.09 - NASA has selected three companies to receive a subsonic rotary wing technology development contract valued at $40 million.
02.25.09 - NASA's Rick Obenschain, deputy director at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., will lead the investigation board for the unsuccessful launch of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory on Feb. 24.
02.25.09 - NASA has presented its premier honor for quality and performance, the George M. Low Award, to three companies that share a commitment to teamwork, technical and managerial excellence, safety, and customer service.
02.25.09 - NASA has selected fellows in three areas of astronomy and astrophysics for its Einstein, Hubble, and Sagan Fellowships.