08.18.10 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) will conduct a full-scale test of a five-segment, first-stage solid rocket motor at 11:05 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, Aug. 31.
09.10.09 - NASA and industry engineers lit up the Utah sky Thursday with the initial full-scale, full-duration test firing of the first stage motor for the Ares I rocket. The Ares I is a crew launch vehicle in development for NASA's Constellation Program.
09.04.09 - Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center complete a major milestone on Orion's Launch Abort System.
07.24.09 - Representatives from NASA and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) will hold a media teleconference Thursday, Aug. 27 at 3:30 p.m. EDT.
08.14.09 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc., or ATK, will conduct the first full-scale, full-duration test of the new first-stage solid rocket motor for the Ares I rocket at 1 p.m. MDT, on Thursday, Aug. 27
08.07.09 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc. [ATK] will conduct the first full-scale, full-duration test of the new first-stage solid rocket motor for the Ares I rocket at 1 p.m. MDT, on Tuesday, Aug. 25.
07.20.09 - NASA and ATK unveil the completed Ares I first stage five-segment solid rocket booster in Promontory, Utah.
07.14.09 - The Ares Projects team has completed welding on a critical liquid hydrogen tank dome for the upper stage of the Ares I.
06.01.09 - The May 31 transfer of Launch Pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida from the Space Shuttle Program to the Constellation Program is the next step in preparing the first flight test of the agency's next-generation spacecraft and launch system.
05.15.09 - NASA plans testing for three massive main parachutes for Ares I.
05.12.09 - The Ares I-X vehicle uses only four bolts to stay steady on its slow roll out to the launch pad.
04.17.09 - NASA moved the first segment of the Ares I development motor from ATK's facility to the nearby test stand.
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.
03.02.09 - NASA and industry engineers complete the second drop test of a drogue parachute for the Ares I rocket.
01.30.09 - The development of NASA's next-generation crew launch vehicle, the Ares I rocket, takes another step forward.
01.14.09 - A development engine assisting NASA with the Altair lunar lander design completes a round of testing.
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 - Engineers are using wind tunnel simulations to test the stability of the Ares I-X vehicle will have on the launch pad.
01.22.09 - NASA continues work on the rocket that will carry crew and cargo to space after the space shuttle retires.
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.