08.30.12 - NASA has selected TechTrans International Inc. of Houston to provide Russian language and logistical services for the International Space Station Program at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
08.30.12 - NASA's Dawn spacecraft is on track to become the first probe to orbit and study two distant destinations to help scientists answer questions about the formation of our solar system.
08.30.12 - WASHINGTON -- NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will join officials from The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), along with state and local leaders, for the official opening of the Center for Space Exploration Technology Research (cSETR) and the NASA Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Education Laboratory at 12:30 p.m. EDT (10:30 a.m. MDT), Thursday, Sept. 6. The opening will take place in the foyer of the university's engineering building.
08.30.12 - NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP), the first twin-spacecraft mission designed to explore our planet's radiation belts, launched into the predawn skies at 4:05a.m. EDT Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
08.29.12 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has set off from its landing vicinity on a trek to a science destination about a quarter mile (400 meters) away, where it may begin using its drill.
08.29.12 - NASA's "Mohawk Guy" Bobak Ferdowsi, a flight director for the Mars Science Laboratory mission that lowered the Curiosity rover to the Martian surface in early August, will host a two-hour online broadcast on Internet radio station Third Rock Radio at 4 p.m. EDT, Thursday, August 30.
08.29.12 - NASA-funded researchers are making final preparations at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in Woods Hole, Mass., for an ocean-going campaign.
08.29.12 - NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer mission has led to a bonanza of newfound supermassive black holes and extreme galaxies called hot DOGs
08.29.12 - HOUSTON -- NASA Tuesday successfully completed another parachute test of its Orion spacecraft high above the skies of the U.S. Yuma Army Proving Ground in southwestern Arizona. The test examined the maximum pressure Orion's parachutes might face when returning from exploration missions.
08.28.12 - NASA's Kepler mission has discovered multiple transiting planets orbiting two suns for the first time.
08.28.12 - For the first time in history, a recorded song has been beamed back to Earth from another planet.
08.27.12 - NASA's Mars Curiosity has debuted the first recorded human voice that traveled from Earth to another planet and back.
08.27.12 - To welcome space shuttle Endeavour to Southern California, NASA is inviting 40 of its social media followers to a NASA Social Sept. 19-20 at the agency's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base.
08.27.12 - Media accreditation is open for activities surrounding space shuttle Endeavour's departure from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida Sept. 17.
08.27.12 - NASA Selects Space And Earth Science Data Analysis Contract
08.27.12 - Students at Wickliffe Progressive Community School in Upper Arlington, Ohio, will speak with Expedition 32 flight engineer Suni Williams aboard the International Space Station
08.27.12 - The extent of the sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean has shrunk.
08.25.12 - The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden regarding the death of former test pilot and NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong. He was 82.
08.25.12 - As much as Neil cherished his privacy, he always appreciated the expressions of good will from people around the world and from all walks of life.
08.24.12 - NASA will hold an educational event to share findings about Mars with students and premiere a new song by musician will.i.am that will be broadcast from the surface of the Red Planet via the Curiosity rover.