06.06.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - On Wednesday, NASA and IBM, Armonk, N.Y., announced the agency has selected an IBM System p575+ supercomputer for evaluating next-generation technology to meet the agency's future supercomputing requirements. Supercomputers play a critical role in many NASA missions, including new space vehicle design, global climate studies and astrophysics research.
06.04.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif.- A consortium of academic institutions in partnership with NASA, will open the doors of a new center designed to foster innovations in robotic and space technologies.
05.23.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer will visit Moffett Field on Thursday, May 24 for a first-hand look at one of Silicon Valley's new green technologies, including a ride in the Tesla Roadster, a new 100 percent electric, zero-emissions sports car.
05.22.07 - NASA has selected Arapaho School, Arapaho, Wyo., to join NASA's Explorer Schools (NES) Program, a three-year partnership that uses the agency's unique missions to inspire students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and geography.
05.21.07 - WACO, Texas - Monday, NASA dedicated a unique astronomy aircraft to pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh on the 80th anniversary of his historic transatlantic flight. Erik Lindbergh, the pilot's grandson, joined NASA for the event May 21, in Waco, Texas.
05.11.07 - Today, NASA has announced the selection of Edward Harris, Jr. Middle School, Elk Grove, Calif., to join NASA's Explorer Schools (NES) Program, a three-year partnership that uses NASA's unique missions to inspire students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and geography.
05.09.07 - NASA is awarding five-year grants to four research teams that will become new members of the NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI).
05.04.07 - NASA has selected The Boeing Company, Huntington Beach, Calif., and Textron Systems, Wilmington, Mass., to develop alternate heat shield materials for the Orion crew exploration spacecraft.
05.01.07 - The New Horizons spacecraft has provided new data on the Jupiter system, including new views of the giant planet's atmosphere, rings, moons and more.
04.26.07 - WACO, Texas- NASA today successfully completed the first of several planned checkout test flights of the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) aircraft.
04.16.07 - Twenty seven middle and high school teams will test their engineering and programming skills at the KISS Institute for Practical Robotics (KPIR) 2007 Northern California Botball Tournament on Saturday, April 21, 2007.
04.11.07 - NASA scientists believe they have found a way to predict the color of plants on planets in other solar systems.
04.10.07 - Upright, prone or recumbent; young inventors and engineers are gathering at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., to test the next generation of vehicles powered only by the human body.
04.10.07 - NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., will host a major celebration of space exploration commemorating humankind's first flight into space by Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. Yuri's Night is an international celebration of human space achievement designed to raise awareness and support for space exploration.
04.06.07 - NASA scientists have discovered evidence that a mysterious red glow, seen throughout the Milky Way and other galaxies but never on Earth, radiates from extremely fine dust clusters that cause the glow by combining molecular forces that oppose each other.
04.04.07 - During an upcoming meeting, scientists will explain how NASA's Kepler spacecraft will look for Earth-size planets orbiting distant stars.
03.23.07 - NASA scientists and teachers will step back in time as they investigate the Mojave Desert to study the unique geologic formations and the supremely adapted microbes that call it home.
03.22.07 - Searching for clues to the potential for life on Mars, NASA scientists recently explored microbial communities in some of the world’s oldest, driest and most remote deserts, in China’s northwest region, and found evidence suggesting that conditions there may be similar to those in certain regions of Mars.
03.21.07 - A passionate teacher can make any subject come alive for students, and NASA is helping to fuel that passion. On March 25-30, 2007, NASA's Spaceward Bound project will take a team of NASA scientists and 40 teachers from throughout the country to study the unique geologic formations of California's Mojave Desert.
03.14.07 - A recent NASA study links natural and human-made aerosol particles to how much Earth warms or cools.