06.28.06 - NASA kicked off a new initiative with the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation on Wednesday. The initiative will give researchers and students from minority institutions direct access to NASA facilities, scientists and capabilities.
06.28.06 - Someday, astronauts may grow food efficiently in space and use plants to clean spaceship air, thanks to a two-year experiment scheduled aboard the International Space Station.
06.22.06 - Reporters are invited to attend a news conference with NASA and the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation (UNCFSP).
06.21.06 - Thousands of tiny fruit flies soon will journey into space to help NASA scientists better understand changes in the human immune system caused by space flight.
06.20.06 - NASA selected Wackenhut Services, Inc., Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., to provide fire protection services at the agency's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
06.20.06 - NASA is taking teachers to a barren desert in Chile to help inspire the next generation of explorers.
06.14.06 - NASA’s future plans for space exploration, including the moon and Mars, are featured in a new exhibit coming this month to Montana.
06.13.06 - Opening on Aug. 14, 2006, Sequoia Middle School will begin the 2006-2007 school year as a NASA Explorer School with 450 excited seventh and eighth grade students.
06.06.06 - NASA and US Forest Service researchers are evaluating advanced unmanned aerial systems (UAS) technologies to expand wildfire imaging and mapping capabilities.
06.05.06 - NASA officials announced today that NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., will support exploration in several key areas, including software, mission operations and thermal protection for the development of NASA's new spaceship.
06.01.06 - NASA Associate Administrator for the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Scott Horowitz and Constellation program manager Jeff Hanley will brief the media about the exploration program and the work being assigned to NASA centers at 11:30 a.m. PDT Monday, June 5. The briefing will be in the NASA headquarters auditorium in Washington and broadcast live on the Web and on NASA TV.
05.30.06 - Reporters are invited to observe advanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technologies that expand wildfire imaging and mapping capabilities.
05.24.06 - Portland school begins three-year partnership with NASA to inspire students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
05.22.06 - A NASA engineer who inspires thousands of students with the refrain, "It's all about the math!" is being recognized by a top Hispanic magazine.
05.17.06 - The Sally Ride Science Festival at NASA Ames Research Center has been postponed due to the threat of rain and possible thunderstorms forecast for the San Francisco Bay Area.
05.16.06 - NASA recently welcomed 26 new NASA Explorer Schools including an Pearl City Elementary School in Hawaii to its program designed to inspire students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
05.15.06 - An updated NASA World Wind computer program enables Web surfers virtually to fly through huge Mars canyons and visit Venus and Jupiter in 3-D color.
05.12.06 - NASA Ames Research Center Director Simon "Pete" Worden announced today that he has named Marvin "Chris" Christensen to serve as his deputy director.
05.11.06 - Initial tests of materials that could be used in the heat shield of the Crew Exploration Vehicle were recently completed at NASA Ames.
04.27.06 - Software that astronauts could use during spaceflight and in future moon habitats is being tested by NASA in a Utah desert April 23 to May 7, 2006.