03.25.09 - A full-scale mockup of NASA's Orion crew module is being tested in water under simulated and real landing weather conditions.
03.24.09 - NASA signed a contract with Roy Anderson Corp. of Gulfport, Miss., for a general construction package on the A-3 test stand.
03.19.09 - The Ares I-X rocket arrived Thursday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
03.13.09 - The final pieces of the Ares I-X flight test rocket left the Alliant Tech Systems manufacturing facility in Promontory, Utah.
03.10.09 - NASA has completed a successful test firing of the igniter that will be used to start the Ares I rocket first stage motor.
03.05.09 - NASA Hosts 'Mission Madness' Tournament To Vote On Greatest Mission begins March 9.
03.03.09 - A full-scale mock-up of NASA's Orion launch abort system began a week-long flatbed trailer ride across the country Tuesday, en route to White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
03.02.09 - NASA and industry engineers successfully completed the second drop test of a drogue parachute for the Ares I rocket. The test took place Feb. 28 at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground near Yuma, Ariz.
02.27.09 - NASA has awarded an interim letter contract to Oceaneering International Inc. of Houston to begin work on the design, development and production of a new spacesuit system for the Constellation Program. The system will protect astronauts during voyages to the International Space Station and exploration of the moon's surface.
02.20.09 - NASA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Space Enterprise Council will hold a workshop on lunar surface system concepts to support human and robotic
02.20.09 - The last newly manufactured section of the Ares I-X test rocket arrived at the Assembly and Refurbishment Facility of NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Friday.
02.17.09 - LCROSS is enroute to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for a spring launch.
02.11.09 - NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to begin its two-day journey to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
01.30.09 - The development of NASA's next-generation crew launch vehicle, the Ares I rocket, took another step forward Thursday as Alliant Techsystems, or ATK, successfully tested a critical piece.
01.28.09 - On Wednesday, NASA issued a request for proposals for concept definition and requirements analysis support for the Altair lunar lander.
01.22.09 - NASA is a step closer to the first flight test of the rocket that will send humans on their way to the moon as part of the agency's Constellation Program. Rocket hardware critical for the test, known as Ares I-X, was completed this week at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
01.15.09 - Reporters are invited to attend a briefing about the NASA Lunar Electric Rover concept vehicle that will be driven down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington as part of the presidential inaugural parade on Jan. 20.
01.14.09 - A technology development engine that may help NASA safely return astronauts to the lunar surface has successfully completed its third round of testing.
01.14.09 - Reporters are invited to see spaceflight hardware at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., before it is airlifted to Florida for an important launch demonstration test later this year.
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.