10.24.11 - Reporters are invited to attend a water impact test of an 18,000-pound Orion test article at NASA's Langley Research Center's Hydro Impact Basin in Hampton, Va., on Thursday, Oct. 27.
10.24.11 - A mystery that began nearly 2,000 years ago, when Chinese astronomers witnessed what would turn out to be an exploding star in the sky, has been solved.
10.21.11 - On Oct. 28, Reporters are invited to join NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and NOAA Deputy Administrator Kathy Sullivan to view the launch of the nation's newest Earth-observing satellite at NOAA's Satellite Operations Facility in Suitland, Md.
10.20.11 - Twenty lucky followers of NASA's Twitter account will get behind-the-scenes access at the launch of the agency's next Earth-observing satellite mission.
10.20.11 - Using data from the Herschel Space Observatory, astronomers have detected for the first time cold water vapor enveloping a dusty disk around a young star.
10.20.11 - The Antarctic ozone hole, which yawns wide every Southern Hemisphere spring, reached its annual peak on Sept. 12.
10.19.11 - NASA Television will broadcast the launch of three new International Space Station residents and the return of three crew members in November.
10.19.11 - Journalists will have the opportunity to cover the 15th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations, or NEEMO, from up close or afar.
10.19.11 - NASA has released a series of new satellite data visualizations that show tens of millions of fires detected worldwide from space since 2002.
10.19.11 - NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has detected signs of icy bodies raining down in an alien solar system.
10.18.11 - Students gathered at Carver High School in Birmingham, Ala., will speak with Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum aboard the International Space Station at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 21.
10.18.11 - NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will provide keynote remarks at the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS) at 8:30 a.m. MDT on Thursday, Oct. 20.
10.17.11 - NASA and Japan released a significantly improved version of the most complete digital topographic map of Earth on Monday, produced with detailed measurements from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
10.17.11 - NASA has selected three new flight directors to manage International Space Station operations.
10.14.11 - News media representatives will have the opportunity to cover the 15th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations, or NEEMO, from up close or afar.
10.14.11 - NASA, the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and the U.S. Air Force signed an agreement this week to establish clear criteria for certification of commercial providers of launch vehicles used for national security space and civil space missions.
10.13.11 - Media representatives are invited to an up-close look at a full-size model of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope at the Maryland Science Center, located at 601 Light Street in Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
10.13.11 - Scientists with NASA's Operation IceBridge airborne research campaign began the mission's third year of surveys this week over the changing ice of Antarctica.
10.12.11 - NASA is planning an Oct. 27 launch of the first Earth-observing satellite to measure both global climate changes and key weather variables.
10.12.11 - NASA is offering students the opportunity to compete in two microgravity challenges: "Dropping In a Microgravity Environment," or DIME, and "What If No Gravity?" or WING.