07.24.08 - NASA and industry engineers have successfully completed the first drop test of a drogue parachute for the Ares I rocket.
07.14.08 - Representatives of 11 space agencies from around the world gathered in Montreal July 10 - 12 to continue the coordination of programs to extend human and robotic presence throughout the solar system.
07.09.08 - Over the last 6 months, representatives from NASA and the European Space Agency, or ESA, have been engaged in a detailed assessment of potential programs and technologies that when conducted cooperatively could one day support a human outpost on the moon.
07.02.08 - NASA is developing new spacecraft, the Ares rockets and Orion crew capsule, to deliver astronauts to the International Space Station and send them on their way to the moon.
06.24.08 - Engineering teams are conducting final checkouts of the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, known as LCROSS, that will take a significant step forward in the search for water on the moon.
06.23.08 - NASA engineers and scientists completed a milestone review June 20 that will help determine the systems needed to return humans to the moon and establish a lunar outpost.
06.20.08 - A million names will be blasted into space and "to the moon" on LRO. That's how many people have submitted their names to this project.
06.19.08 - NASA's Human Research Program and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, or NSBRI, of Houston will fund a group of research proposals to help investigate questions about astronaut health and performance on future space exploration missions.
06.18.08 - Moon buggies, stardust and space food are a few of the things visitors will learn about at the "NASA: 50 Years and Beyond" program during this summer's Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
06.16.08 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems, or ATK, reached another milestone Friday with the successful test firing of a critical safety component for the Orion crew exploration vehicle, NASA's next generation of spaceships.
09.21.07 - The Draft Environmental Assessment for the 4550 Test Stand at the Marshall Space Center has been prepared.
06.13.08 - NASA has awarded Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. in Houston a contract for technical support services for the Constellation Program, which is developing new spacecraft to travel beyond low Earth orbit.
06.12.08 - NASA has awarded a contract to Oceaneering International Inc. of Houston, for the design, development and production of a new spacesuit system.
06.10.08 - In honor of NASA's 50th anniversary and the 50th running of NASCAR's Daytona 500 in February, NASA's Kennedy Space Center will host a media day Tuesday, June 17, starting at 11:30 a.m. EDT.
06.09.08 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems, or ATK, unveiled Thursday a new vertical test stand that will be used later this summer to support NASA's Constellation Program.
06.06.08 - NASA has selected contractors for a multiple award contract to provide fabrication of ground support equipment for Constellation and other space programs at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
06.06.08 - NASA has awarded a contract to the Universities Space Research Association, or USRA, of Columbia, Md., to advance understanding of the effects of the space environment on the functioning of space exploration systems.
06.05.08 - NASA and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum invite media to preview the "Space: A Journey to Our Future" traveling exhibit on Thursday, June 12, at 11 a.m. EDT.
06.05.08 - NASA will host a news teleconference Thursday, June 12, at 4:30 p.m. EDT, to announce the selection of the contractor for the Constellation Program's spacesuit system.
05.29.08 - On June 6, NASA will release a broad agency announcement soliciting lunar surface systems concept study proposals to help the agency develop plans for a return to the moon by 2020.