12.30.10 - NASA has awarded a sole source contract to Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company (LMSSC) of Greenbelt, Md., for Systems Engineering for In-Space Servicing (SEISS).
12.29.10 - Applications are being accepted from accredited U.S. universities on behalf of graduate students interested in performing space technology research beginning in the fall of 2011.
12.27.10 - NASA awarded on Dec. 27 a 10-year contract to HP Enterprise Services of Herndon, Va., for Agency Consolidated End-user Services, or ACES.
12.22.10 - NASA will give 100 of its Twitter followers an insider look at its planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft and the agency's Ames Research Center on Feb. 11 in Moffett Field in California.
12.22.10 - International Space Station residents Scott Kelly, Catherine Coleman and Paolo Nespoli will speak to elementary, middle and high school students from the greater Cleveland metropolitan area on Tuesday, Dec. 28.
12.22.10 - The 2010 edition of NASA's annual Spinoff publication is now available online, highlighting new innovations and notable examples of NASA technology improving everyday life on our home planet.
12.21.10 - NASA and the National Science Foundation launched a scientific balloon on Monday, Dec. 20, to study the effects of cosmic rays on Earth.
12.21.10 - NASA is seeking proposals from researchers interested in testing new technologies during suborbital flights.
12.21.10 - NASA has selected the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corp. of Falls Church, Va., to administer a $1 million career development and educational program designed to address the critical shortage of U.S. minority students in science and engineering fields.
12.20.10 - NASA has issued delivery orders to three companies as part of its Innovative Lunar Demonstrations Data (ILDD) project.
12.20.10 - Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to roll back from Launch Pad 39A to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for additional work related to its final scheduled mission. The first motion of the shuttle is targeted for 12:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 21.
12.20.10 - NASA in 2010 set a new course for human spaceflight, helped rewrite science textbooks, redefined our understanding of Earth’s nearest celestial neighbor, put the finishing touches on one of the world's greatest engineering marvels, made major contributions to life on Earth, and turned its sights toward the next era of exploration.
12.17.10 - NASA conducted a test fire Friday of the liquid-fuel AJ26 engine that will power the first stage of Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Taurus II space launch vehicle.
12.17.10 - NASA has planned various ways to help the public enjoy the total lunar eclipse on the night of Dec. 20 to 21.
12.16.10 - NASA named Richard Keegan as the agency's associate deputy administrator on Thursday. He replaces Charles Scales, who has held the position since April 2007. Scales is retiring.
12.16.10 - NASA's Mars Opportunity rover is getting important tips from an orbiting spacecraft as it explores areas that might hold clues about past Martian environments.
12.15.10 - An international team of scientists studying remnants of an asteroid that crashed into the Nubian Desert in October 2008 discovered it contained at least 10 different types of meteorites.
12.15.10 - NASA's scientific balloon program is resuming flights this month after an extensive evaluation of its safety processes following a mishap during an April launch attempt from Australia.
12.15.10 - NASA's Mars Odyssey, which launched in 2001, will break the record Wednesday for longest-serving spacecraft at the Red Planet.
12.15.10 - NASA will conduct a tanking test at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday, Dec. 17, to evaluate repairs made to space shuttle Discovery's external fuel tank.