02.24.09 - A Mishap Investigation Board will be immediately convened to determine the cause of the launch failure.
02.24.09 - Orbiting Carbon Observatory failed to reach orbit this morning after a 4:55 a.m. EST liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
02.23.09 - NASA, in cooperation with local technology firms, is sponsoring the first-ever District of Columbia regional high school robotics competition.
02.20.09 - During a thorough review of space shuttle Discovery's readiness for flight, NASA managers decided Friday that more data and possible testing are required before launching the STS-119 mission to the International Space Station.
02.20.09 - The last newly manufactured section of the Ares I-X test rocket arrived at the Assembly and Refurbishment Facility of NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Friday.
02.20.09 - NASA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Space Enterprise Council will hold a workshop on lunar surface system concepts to support human and robotic
02.20.09 - NASA is asking the public to help name the International Space Station's next module.
02.19.09 - NASA astronauts and educators Joseph Acaba and Richard Arnold, members of the next space shuttle crew, have special announcements for teachers and students.
02.19.09 - In a unique event, NASA and Channel One News will offer students the opportunity to ask questions of the next space shuttle crew.
02.19.09 - NASA signed a contract Thursday with American Tank and Vessel Inc. of Mobile, Ala., for the installation of a test cell diffuser and associated systems in the A-3 test stand at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
02.19.09 - NASA will hold a media briefing at 9 a.m. EST on the day the Orbiting Carbon Observatory spacecraft launches. The observatory is set to launch Feb. 24 at 4:51 a.m. EST from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
02.19.09 - The first gamma-ray burst to be seen in high-resolution from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is one for the record books. The blast had the greatest total energy, the fastest motions and the highest-energy initial emissions ever seen.
02.19.09 - NASA's Kepler spacecraft is ready to be moved to the launch pad today and will soon begin a journey to search for worlds that could potentially host life.
02.17.09 - Launch is set for 4:51 a.m. EST on Feb. 24.
02.17.09 - LCROSS is enroute to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for a spring launch.
02.13.09 - NASA will hold a news conference Friday, Feb. 20, following a review of space shuttle Discovery's readiness for flight and an assessment of shuttle flow control valve testing.
02.13.09 - NASA has exercised a one-year option with Bastion Technologies Inc. of Houston for continued services in support of the Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., through Jan. 31, 2010.
02.12.09 - NASA will hold a media briefing on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 1 p.m. EST, to discuss the upcoming Kepler mission.
02.11.09 - NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to begin its two-day journey to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
02.10.09 - NASA's activities in social networking media will be recognized Wednesday in New York, when the agency receives an award for its presence on the popular Web site Twitter.