09.24.12 - NASA will host a media teleconference 3 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 25, to provide details of a summary report provided by the Mars Program Planning Group (MPPG).
09.24.12 - Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to find evidence our Milky Way Galaxy is embedded in an enormous halo of hot gas that extends for hundreds of thousands of light years.
09.21.12 - NASA has selected 26 proposals from academia and industry for advanced development activities for the nation's next heavy lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS).
09.20.12 - NASA invites Californians to participate in space shuttle Endeavour's historic flyover of the state Friday, Sept. 21.
09.20.12 - NASA managers, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) officials and international partner representatives Thursday announced Sunday, Oct. 7, as the target launch date for the first contracted cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract.
09.20.12 - NASA has exercised the third option year under its existing contract with Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) of Falls Church, Va.
09.20.12 - NASA's Dawn spacecraft has revealed the giant asteroid Vesta has its own version of ring around the collar.
09.20.12 - NASA's first mobile application and software that models the behavior of earthquake faults to improve earthquake forecasting and our understanding of earthquake processes are co-winners of NASA's 2012 Software of the Year Award.
09.20.12 - Teachers from NASA Explorer Schools have been selected to receive the 2012 School Recognition Award for their contributions to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.
09.19.12 - The space shuttle Endeavour atop its 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) is scheduled to depart Houston's Ellington Field at about 7 a.m. CDT on Thursday for California.
09.19.12 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has driven up to a football-size rock that will be the first for the rover's arm to examine.
09.19.12 - NASA has awarded Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies of Greenbelt, Md., a modification to exercise the first option period for the agency's Langley Research Center Information Technology Enhanced Services (LITES) task-order contract.
09.19.12 - NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden and Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills highlighted the contributions of small businesses to the success of the Curiosity rover's landing on Mars during a Google+ Hangout Wednesday with ATA Engineering, headquartered in Herndon, Va.
09.19.12 - WASHINGTON -- With the combined power of NASA's Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes, as well as a cosmic magnification effect, astronomers have spotted what could be the most distant galaxy ever seen. Light from the young galaxy captured by the orbiting observatories first shone when our 13.7-billion-year-old universe was just 500 million years old.
09.19.12 - NASA astronaut Joe Acaba of Southern California, who returned to Earth Sept. 17 after four months on the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 7-8 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
09.18.12 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT) on Wednesday, Sept. 19, to provide a status update on the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.
09.18.12 - The departure of the third European Space Agency Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-3) cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station will be broadcast live on NASA Television beginning at 6:15 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, Sept. 25.
09.17.12 - NASA's ferry flight of space shuttle Endeavour atop the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) is rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 19 due to an unfavorable weather forecast along the flight path on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Endeavour now is expected to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Friday, Sept. 21.
09.17.12 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills will speak about the contributions of small businesses to the successful of the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover mission during a Google+ Hangout at 10:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 19.
09.17.12 - NASA has selected S&K Global Solutions LLC of Polson, Mont., to consolidate contractor support into an integrated infrastructure approach for the Engineering Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.