11.0310 - After investigating an issue with a main engine controller on space shuttle Discovery, the Prelaunch Mission Management Team has decided to go ahead with Discovery's launch from the Kennedy Space Center on Thursday at 3:29 p.m. EDT.
11.02.10 - The seven-month upgrade to the historic, 70-meter-wide (230-foot-wide) "Mars antenna" at NASA's Deep Space Network site in Goldstone, CA. has now been completed.
10.29.10 - The launch of space shuttle Discovery now is targeted for Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 4:17 p.m. EDT.
10.27.10 - Excerpts of a roundtable discussion at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center that was among a series of similar events held around the agency on Oct. 27 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of human life, work and research on the International Space Station (ISS).
10.27.10 - Excerpts from a roundtable discussion held at NASA Headquarters marking the 10th anniversary of a continuous human presence aboard the International Space Station.
10.27.10 - On Nov. 2, 2000, Expedition 1 Commander Bill Shepherd and Flight Engineers Sergei Krikalev and Yuri Gidzenko became the first residents of the space station.
10.27.10 - Excerpts of a Marshall Space Flight Center roundtable, one in a series of similar NASA events held Oct. 27 to mark the tenth anniversary of a continuous human presence aboard the International Space Station.
10.26.10 - NASA's EPOXI mission continues to close in on its target, comet Hartley 2, at a rate of 28,000 miles per hour.
10.25.10 - In June 2010, at age 16, Abby Sunderland attempted to be the youngest person to sail the world solo. When she found herself stranded and lost at sea, Abby’s life was saved by NASA-developed satellite-based search and rescue technologies that allowed rescuers to detect her distress signal and pinpoint her location thousands of miles off the Australian coast.
10.22.10 - NASA scientists have revealed the lunar soil inside shadowy craters is rich in useful materials, that the moon is chemically active and it also has a water cycle.
10.21.10 - STS-133, the next to last scheduled space shuttle and the final flight of orbiter Discovery, was previewed in a series of news briefings held Thursday, Oct. 21, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
10.13.10 - On Aug. 31, a NASA team of experts arrived in Santiago for about a week as part of NASA's commitment to provide U.S. assistance. NASA's assistance was only a small contribution to the Chilean government's overall rescue effort.
10.13.10 - Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 25 Commander Doug Wheelock offered congratulations on behalf of he and his crew for the operation underway to rescue the 33 Chilean miners.
10.08.10 - NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., has successfully completed tests on two thrusters at NASA's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M., to aid in maneuvering and landing the next generation of robotic lunar landers that could be used to explore the moon's surface and other airless celestial bodies.
10.08.10 - Expedition 25 Soyuz Commander Alexander Kaleri, NASA Flight Engineer Scott Kelly and Russian Flight Engineer Oleg Skripochka were launched on the Russian Soyuz TMA-01M spacecraft on Oct. 8 (Oct. 7, U.S. time) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to begin a two-day journey to the International Space Station.
10.05.10 - At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 25 Soyuz Commander Alexander Kaleri, NASA Flight Engineer Scott Kelly and Russian Flight Engineer Oleg Skripochka participated in a variety of activities from Sept. 26-October 4 as they prepared for their Oct. 8 launch in their Soyuz TMA-01M spacecraft to the International Space Station.
10.05.10 - After completing its primary mission to map the infrared sky, NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, has reached the expected end of its onboard supply of frozen coolant.
09.30.10 - For the first time, NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer, or IBEX, spacecraft, reveals conditions at the edge of our solar system rapidly change.