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.
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. on Thursday, July 28.
07.18.11 - Through a new agreement, United Launch Alliance (ULA) will provide technical information to NASA about using the Atlas V rocket to launch astronauts into space. The announcement was made Monday at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
07.15.11 - NASA and United Launch Alliance (ULA) managers will hold a news conference on Monday, July 18, at ULA headquarters in Centennial, Colo., to announce a new Commercial Crew Development agreement.
07.13.11 - NASA and the Canadian Space Agency invite the media to join the Pavilion Lake Research Project team as it explores rare freshwater rock formations.
07.13.11 - NASA, through the Harvard-NASA Tournament Laboratory, is supporting an online challenge for artists to design a T-shirt commemorating the final space shuttle mission and the program's contributions to exploration.
07.07.11 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is entering into an agreement with Sierra Nevada Space Systems (SNSS) of Sparks, Nev., to offer technical capabilities from the center's uniquely skilled work force.