09.23.09 - NASA has selected nine scientific teams to work on future high-altitude balloon and sounding rocket payloads. The selected proposals address a wide range of astrophysical mysteries from dark matter and cosmic-ray antiprotons to studies of galaxy clusters and supernova remnants.
09.23.09 - NASA's Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging spacecraft known as MESSENGER will fly by Mercury for the third and final time on Sept. 29.
09.23.09 - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., will host a media teleconference at noon PDT on Thursday, Sept. 24, to discuss new research results from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
09.22.09 - NASA is targeting Tuesday, Oct. 27, for the flight test of the Ares I-X rocket, pending successful testing and data verification.
09.22.09 - NASA will hold a media briefing at 2 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 24, to discuss new science data from the moon collected during national and international space missions.
09.21.09 - NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., has selected the Aerospace Corporation of El Segundo, Calif., for the Specialized Engineering Evaluation and Test Services contract.
09.21.09 - NASA scientists are marveling over the extent of ruffles and dust clouds revealed in the rings of Saturn during the planet's equinox last month.
09.21.09 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 23, to preview the third and final flyby of Mercury by the Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging spacecraft known as MESSENGER.
09.18.09 - NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite mission, known as LCROSS, will culminate with two lunar impacts at approximately 4:30 a.m. PDT on Oct. 9.
09.18.09 - NASA has assigned the crew for the last scheduled space shuttle mission, targeted to launch in September 2010.
09.18.09 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and French Space Agency President Yannick d'Escatha signed four agreements in support of U.S. and French space cooperation during a ceremony Thursday at NASA Headquarters in Washington.
09.17.09 - NASA astronaut Jeff Williams, who will command the next International Space Station mission, is using Twitter, a blog and short video clips to provide a unique, behind the scenes insight into his training in Russia.
09.17.09 - NASA reported Thursday that its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has successfully completed its testing and calibration phase and entered its mapping orbit of the moon.
09.17.09 - NASA has set media accreditation deadlines for the Ares I-X flight test targeted to launch Oct. 31 from Launch Pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
09.16.09 - NASA will preview the next space shuttle mission during a series of news briefings on Friday, Oct. 16, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
09.16.09 - NASA has selected six universities that serve large numbers of minority and underrepresented students to receive research grants totaling nearly $30 million.
09.15.09 - NASA has concluded two weeks of technology development tests on two of the agency's prototype lunar rovers.
09.15.09 - After landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California on Sept. 11, space shuttle Discovery is about to start its cross-country journey back to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
09.15.09 - NASA Television will air the launch of the next two residents of the International Space Station, a spaceflight participant and the return of two members of the current station crew.
09.14.09 - NASA will showcase new images from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's seven instruments and provide updates about the topography of the moon's south pole during a news conference at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 17.