01.25.12 - The sun erupted late on January 22, 2012 with an M8.7 class flare, an earth-directed coronal mass ejection (CME), and a burst of fast moving, highly energetic protons known as a “solar energetic particle” event.
01.19.12 - A class of fourth graders from the Emily Dickinson School in Bozeman, Mont. has helped NASA choose new names for its twin lunar orbiting spacecraft GRAIL-A and –B.
01.11.12 - NASA astronaut Joe Acaba discussed his upcoming Expedition 31 and 32 missions in a news conference on Wednesday, Jan. 11, from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
01.11.12 - NASA Goddard financial manager, Matthew Ritsko was named the winner of the third annual White House SAVE Award on November 17, 2011.
12.23.11 - NASA's twin GRAIL spacecraft are on course to enter orbit around the moon just in time for 2012
12.20.11 - NASA's Kepler mission has discovered the first Earth-size planets orbiting a sun-like star outside our solar system.
12.13.11 - NASA's mission of discovery and exploration is being showcased in a custom-produced Internet music radio station crafted specifically for tech-savvy young adults.
12.09.11 - NASA has announced the launch target for Space Exploration Technologies' (SpaceX) second Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) demonstration flight will be Feb. 7, 2012.
09.30.11 - A decommissioned NASA science satellite is falling back to Earth. The Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, or UARS, will re-enter the atmosphere late Friday, Sept. 23, or early Saturday, Sept. 24, Eastern Daylight Time.
09.14.11 - Excerpts of NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaking at a Sept. 14, 2011 news conference at the Senate Dirksen Building, Washington, D.C., during which the selected design of a new Space Launch System was announced.
09.08.11 - On Sept. 11, 2001, NASA astronaut, Frank Culbertson, was the lone American not on the planet.
07.01.11 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden outlined the agency's post-shuttle future in a speech to media and members at the National Press Club in Washington.
06.28.11 - NASA and contractor managers met on June 28 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to evaluate the status of the final space shuttle mission, Atlantis’ STS-135 flight to the International Space Station.
06.10.11 - NASA's 'Age of Aquarius' has dawned with the successful launch of an international satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
06.03.11 - The STS-134 crew members arrived at Ellington Field in Houston where they were greeted by family, friends and co-workers in a welcoming ceremony after their flight from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
05.26.11 - NASA honored a half-century of American achievements in human spaceflight with a concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington on May 25, 2011.
05.09.11 - NASA managers have set the liftoff of space shuttle Endeavour for 8:56 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 16.
04.19.11 - NASA managers set the official launch date for space shuttle Endeavour’s mission to the International Space Station. STS-134 is scheduled to launch at 3:47 p.m. EDT on April 29.
04.12.11 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden participated in a ceremony at the Kennedy Space Center, Fla., on Tuesday, April 12 on the 30th anniversary of the first space shuttle launch for mission STS-1.
04.01.11 - The 18th Annual Great Moonbuggy Race begins April 1 - 2, 2011 in Huntsville, Alabama, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.