10.03.12 - NASA, the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy announced Wednesday the launch of the Big Data Challenge, a series of competitions hosted through the NASA Tournament Lab (NTL).
10.03.12 - Twenty-three microgravity experiments designed by participants of NASA's Student Spaceflight Experiment Program (SSEP) will become part of space history Oct. 7.
10.01.12 - NASA has awarded three contracts totaling $137.3 million to improve the affordability, reliability and performance of an advanced booster for the Space Launch System (SLS).
10.01.12 - Orbital Sciences Corporation Monday rolled the first stage of its Antares rocket to the launch pad of the nation's newest spaceport - the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island, Va. - while in Florida, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) moves ahead with preparations for an Oct. 7 launch to the International Space Station for NASA's first Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission.
09.28.12 - The first SpaceX launch for NASA's Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 7, from Space Launch Complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
09.27.12 - The 18,000-pound test article that mimics the size and weight of NASA's Orion spacecraft crew module recently completed a final series of water impact tests in the Hydro Impact Basin at the agency's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
09.25.12 - NASA is inviting social media users to apply for credentials for the Oct. 7 launch of the first contracted cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract.
09.21.12 - NASA has selected 26 proposals from academia and industry for advanced development activities for the nation's next heavy lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS).
09.20.12 - NASA's Dawn spacecraft has revealed the giant asteroid Vesta has its own version of ring around the collar.
09.20.12 - NASA managers, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) officials and international partner representatives Thursday announced Sunday, Oct. 7, as the target launch date for the first contracted cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract.
09.17.12 - NASA is seeking proposals for its SBIR and STTR programs that will create the new technologies needed to enable the agency's future missions while benefiting America.
09.14.12 - The Boeing Company completed its first performance milestone Aug. 23 for NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative, which is intended to lead to the availability of human spaceflight transportation services for government and commercial customers.
09.13.12 - NASA is announcing opportunities for academia, industry and government agencies to develop and carry out research and technology demonstrations on the International Space Station using the newly installed Space Communications and Navigation (SCAN) testbed.
09.12.12 - NASA on Wednesday released a request for proposals for the first of two contract phases to certify commercially developed space systems in support of crewed missions to the International Space Station.
08.31.12 - NASA has selected 12 grants to be funded through its most recent research announcement for opportunities in space radiobiology research.
08.29.12 - HOUSTON -- NASA Tuesday successfully completed another parachute test of its Orion spacecraft high above the skies of the U.S. Yuma Army Proving Ground in southwestern Arizona. The test examined the maximum pressure Orion's parachutes might face when returning from exploration missions.
08.24.12 - Eating the right diet and exercising hard in space helps protect International Space Station astronauts' bones.
08.23.12 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Thursday new milestones in the nation's commercial space initiatives.
08.21.12 - Media are invited to an interview availability and facilities tour with NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden at noon EDT, Thursday, Aug. 23, at various locations in and around the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
08.21.12 - A simulated mission to an asteroid is under way at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.