09.14.12 - NASA has selected eight advanced robotics projects that will enable the agency's future missions while supporting the Obama administration's National Robotics Initiative.
09.05.12 - Want to try your hand at landing an inflatable spacecraft? All you need is a smart phone, a computer or a tablet.
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.
08.24.12 - NASA’s Flight Opportunities Program has selected two new technologies to fly on commercial reusable suborbital vehicles.
08.17.12 - NASA's Space Technology Program has selected five technologies that could revolutionize America's space capabilities.
08.15.12 - WASHINGTON -- NASA has selected a team led by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation of Boulder, Colo., for a technology demonstration of a high performance "green" propellant alternative to the highly toxic fuel hydrazine. With this award, NASA opens a new era of innovative and non-toxic green fuels that are less harmful to our environment, have fewer operational hazards, and decrease the complexity and cost of launch processing.
08.14.12 - WASHINGTON -- NASA has announced the selection of 10 research efforts from the agency's inaugural Space Technology Research Opportunities for Early Career Faculty solicitation. NASA will provide grants of as much as $200,000 per year for as long as three years in support of these faculty and their research in specific, high-priority technology areas.
08.10.12 - WASHINGTON -- NASA's Space Technology Program has selected Deployable Space Systems (DSS) of Goleta, Calif. and ATK Space Systems Inc., of Commerce, Calif., for contract negotiation to develop advanced solar array systems. High-power solar electric propulsion, where the power is generated with advanced solar array systems, is a key capability required for extending human presence throughout the solar system.
08.09.12 - NASA has chosen three teams to advance the state of the art for small spacecraft in the areas of communications, formation flying and docking systems.
08.05.12 - NASA's most advanced Mars rover Curiosity has landed on the Red Planet.