07.01.11 - University of Wisconsin students topped two other university teams to win the 2011 NASA eXploration Habitat (X-Hab) Academic Innovation Challenge, a competition to design and build a space habitat.
07.01.11 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden delivered a speech Friday about the agency's future. Below are excerpts from his speech at the National Press Club in Washington.
06.29.11 - NASA's industry partners have met all their initial milestones in developing commercial crew transportation capabilities to reduce the gap in U.S. human spaceflight capability.
06.23.11 - NASA's exploration future will be the subject of a media teleconference at 12 p.m. EDT on Monday, June 27, with the agency's Chief Scientist Waleed Abdalati and Chief Technologist Bobby Braun.
06.21.11 - NASA declared full mission success for the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).
06.17.11 - NASA issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) seeking proposals for mission concept studies of a solar electric propulsion system demonstration to test and validate key capabilities and technologies for future exploration missions.
06.17.11 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 21, to highlight the results of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission
06.14.11 - NASA is inviting the public to view a test version of the agency's next spacecraft that will carry humans into deep space.
06.13.11 - NASA's new J-2X rocket engine, which could power the upper stage of the nation's future heavy-lift launch vehicle, is ready for its first round of testing.
06.10.11 - An Aerojet AJ26 flight engine for Orbital Sciences Corporations' Taurus II space launch vehicle experienced a premature shutdown during a test firing on June 9.
06.07.11 - University students are helping NASA develop potential habitats for future space missions.
06.02.11 - NASA, NSBRI Select 12 Proposals To Support Crew Health On Missions
06.23.11 - NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., will host a media event to highlight its role in the final space shuttle flight, currently targeted for launch on July 8.
05.24.11 - NASA has reached an important milestone for the next U.S. transportation system that will carry humans into deep space.
05.23.11 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 3:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 24, to discuss an agency decision that will define the next transportation system to carry humans into deep space.
05.09.11 - To determine how best to explore asteroids in the future, NASA scientists and engineers are taking their experiments underwater in the 15th expedition of NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations, or NEEMO.
04.27.11 - NASA will host a media briefing at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 28, at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to highlight the four companies selected for the second round of the agency's Commercial Crew Development (CCDev2) efforts.
04.18.11 - NASA has awarded four Space Act Agreements in the second round of the agency's Commercial Crew Development (CCDev2) effort.
04.18.11 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 4:30 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 18, to announce awards for the second round of the Commercial Crew Development (CCDev2) effort.
03.24.11 - Fourth-grade students in the College Station Independent School District (CSISD) in Texas have completed six weeks of a NASA health and fitness challenge known as "Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut."