01.05.09 - On Monday, Jan. 5, NASA issued a request for proposal for the Ares V rocket that will perform heavy lift and cargo functions as part of the next generation of spacecraft that will return humans to the moon.
12.17.08 - NASA to be part of the 56th Inaugural Parade on Jan. 20.
12.16.08 - NASA has released a draft request for proposals, or RFP, to seek industry support for the design of its Altair lunar lander vehicle, part of NASA's Constellation Program.
12.15.08 - NASA will provide propulsion system acceptance testing for the Taurus II space launch vehicle.
12.12.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 4 p.m. EST, to brief reporters about recent developments and ongoing progress in NASA's Constellation Program.
12.04.08 - NASA astronaut Carl Walz is leaving the agency to take a job in the private sector.
11.26.08 - Video updates reporting progress made on NASA's newest family of exploration vehicles -- the Ares I crew launch vehicle and Ares V heavy cargo launch vehicle -- are now featured on iTunes.
11.25.08 - NASA has released a draft request for proposals, or RFP, regarding Phase I of its Ares V launch vehicle.
11.24.08 - NASA has selected Science Applications International Corporation of Houston to provide project management support services at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
11.20.08 - NASA, ATK, Orbital Sciences Corp. and Lockheed Martin representatives will hold a teleconference at 2:30 p.m. MST today, Thursday, Nov. 20, to discuss the results of the first full-scale test fire of the motor for a new launch abort system.
11.19.08 - NASA astronauts on space shuttle Endeavour's STS-126 mission will install an instrument on the International Space Station that can "smell" dangerous chemicals in the air.
11.17.08 - NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida welcomed the arrival Nov. 10 of important hardware for the Ares I-X rocket's upcoming test flight.
11.13.08 - NASA has concluded nearly two weeks of testing equipment and lunar rover concepts on Hawaii's volcanic soil.
11.13.08 - NASA's newest high-performance rocket engine, the J-2X, successfully completed its critical design review Thursday at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
11.12.08 - NASA Associate Administrator for Exploration Systems Rick Gilbrech announced Wednesday that he will be leaving the agency for a position in the private sector.
11.10.08 - NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has awarded a contract to ZIN Technologies Inc., of Middleburg Heights, Ohio, for the definition, design, fabrication, assembly, integration, test and operation of a broad array of space flight projects.
11.10.08 - NASA and ATK will conduct the first full-scale test fire of the motor for a new launch abort system.
11.04.08 - The first major flight hardware of the Ares I-X rocket has arrived in Florida.
10.28.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 1 p.m. EDT, to brief reporters about recent developments and ongoing progress in NASA's Constellation Program.
10.23.08 - NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has begun environmental testing in a thermal vacuum that simulates the harsh rigors of space.