09.09.11 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) managers will announce an agreement that could accelerate the availability of U.S. commercial crew transportation capabilities at 3 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The announcement will occur at the Press Site auditorium at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
09.09.11 - Construction began this week on the first new NASA spacecraft built to take humans to orbit since space shuttle Endeavour left the factory in 1991. Engineers at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans started welding together the first space-bound Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle.
09.09.11 - NASA is funding nine proposals from eight states to investigate space radiation’s effect on human explorers. The proposals from researchers in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and Texas have a total value of approximately $12 million.
09.07.11 - NASA has launched a new interactive online program that allows race fans to learn about the many contributions the agency has made to the racing industry.
08.30.11 - Space Agencies Meet To Discuss A Global Exploration Roadmap
08.25.11 - NASA's work to help develop the next generation of commercial space transportation systems reached another significant achievement yesterday with the arrival at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia of the Cygnus Pressurized Cargo Module, Orbital Science Corp.'s spacecraft to carry supplies to the International Space Station.
08.24.11 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) will conduct a full-scale test of a five-segment, solid rocket motor at the ATK Aerospace Systems test facility in Promontory, Utah, at 4:05 p.m. EDT, Thursday, Sept. 8.
08.22.11 - NASA has selected three proposals as Technology Demonstration Missions to transform space communications, deep space navigation and in-space propulsion capabilities.
08.19.11 - NASA's partnership with industry to develop transportation to the International Space Station reaches another milestone on Wednesday, Aug. 24.
08.16.11 - Doug Cooke, who worked for nearly 38 years in NASA's space shuttle, International Space Station and exploration systems programs, will retire from the agency effective Oct. 3.
08.12.11 - NASA has announced the creation of the Human Exploration and Operations (HEO) Mission Directorate.
08.09.11 - NASA has selected seven companies to integrate and fly technology payloads on commercial suborbital reusable platforms that carry payloads near the boundary of space.
08.08.11 - NASA has selected 30 proposals for funding under the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts, or NIAC, program.
08.05.11 - NASA has selected four companies to develop concepts for storing and transferring cryogenic propellants in space.
08.05.11 - NASA is seeking proposals for small satellite payloads to fly on rockets planned to launch between 2012 and 2014.
08.02.11 - NASA is once again taking human space exploration to the Arizona desert in tests to simulate conditions on other worlds.
07.22.11 - NASA has selected four universities to design habitat and science concepts that could be used by future deep space explorers.
07.22.11 - As NASA closes the chapter on the Space Shuttle Program, a new era of exploration vehicles is beginning to take off.
07.22.11 - NASA is gearing up for a conference in San Francisco that aims to improve the quality of Information Technology (IT) at the agency, while drawing on the expertise and innovative spirit of California's Silicon Valley.
07.20.11 - NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will provide opening keynote remarks at the Space Frontier Foundation's annual NewSpace Conference at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, July 28.