07.20.10 - Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to land on the moon. The first steps by humans on another planetary body were taken by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on July 20, 1969.
07.15.10 - The external tank designated for space shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 mission to the International Space Station now is at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for launch preparations.
07.13.10 - NASA has announced three new Centennial Challenges: the Nano-Satellite Launch Challenge, the Night Rover Challenge and the Sample Return Robot Challenge.
07.08.10 - NASA and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company held a ceremony on Thursday, July 8, at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.
07.06.10 - On Sunday, 2010 July 11, a total eclipse of the sun will be visible from within a narrow corridor that traverses Earth's southern Hemisphere.
07.02.10 - The scheduled July 2 docking of an unpiloted Russian supply spacecraft with the International Space Station was aborted after its telemetry malfunctioned about 28-minutes from its destination.
July 1, 2010
06.29.10 - Roy Estess, who served as director of the John C. Stennis Space Center from 1989 to 2002, died June 25. He was 71.
60.29.10 - Expedition 24 Flight Engineers Fyodor Yurchikhin, Doug Wheelock and Shannon Walker relocated their Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft on June 28 from the aft end of the Zvezda Service Module to the Rassvet module, which was installed in May.
06.23.10 - Using the camera on NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter, seventh graders at Evergreen Middle School in Cottonwood, Calif., found an apparent cave on Mars.
06.23.10 - NASA BEGINS RESEARCH VOYAGE TO ARCTIC OCEAN NASA’s first dedicated oceanographic field campaign began last week on a scientific mission to take an up-close look at how changing conditions in the Arctic are affecting the ocean’s chemistry and ecosystems that play a critical role in climate change.
06.15.10 - NASA-funded scientists estimate that the volume of water molecules locked in minerals in the moon’s interior could exceed the volume of water in the Great Lakes here on Earth.
06.09.10 - NASA astronauts Doug Wheelock and Shannon Walker, and cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin will launch on their Soyuz TMA-19 to the International Space Station at 5:35 p.m. EDT on June 15 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
06.03.10 - NASA, a world leader in the development of climate models, is opening an amazing, updated supercomputing center that will allow scientists to simulate and better understand Earth's climate and weather.
06.01.10 - VERSATILE SMALL-SCALE ROCKET MOTOR TEST EVALUATES NEW MATERIALS Fire and sparks flew as a small-scale solid rocket motor was successfully tested May 27 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. The 21-second firing tested a NASA sub-scale motor designed as a versatile, quick-turnaround and low-cost way to determine the performance of new materials and designs.
05.20.10 - Products derived from NASA technologies were featured at ‘Spinoff Day’ held at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington.
05.14.10 - NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver joined aerospace industry leaders on May 13 to accept the prestigious aeronautics award on behalf of the International Space Station team.
05.05.10 - After a day-long meeting to assess space shuttle Atlantis’ readiness for flight, NASA managers held a news conference at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
05.05.10 - The six-member crew of space shuttle Atlantis -- Commander Ken Ham, Pilot Tony Antonelli and Mission Specialists Garrett Reisman, Mike Good, Steve Bowen and Piers Sellers -- will deliver to the International Space Station the Russian-built Mini Research Module-1, “Rassvet,” (dawn) for attachment to the station’s Zarya module.