03.07.13 - NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, March 12, to discuss the Curiosity rover's analysis of the first sample of rock powder ever collected on Mars.
03.07.13 - NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston will host a crew news conference at 1 p.m. CDT (2 p.m. EDT) Tuesday, March 19, to preview the May launch of an American, an Italian and a Russian to the International Space Station.
03.07.13 - NASA and Lockheed Martin Corp. of Bethesda, Md., will involve students in the flight test of NASA's Orion spacecraft through an Exploration Design Challenge to be unveiled in Houston on Monday, March 11.
03.07.13 - NASA Television will provide live coverage March 13-15 as three crew members aboard the International Space Station end almost five months at the orbiting laboratory.
03.04.13 - NASA has selected Wyle Laboratories Inc. of Houston to provide biomedical, medical and health services in support of all human spaceflight programs at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
03.04.13 - NASA has selected three companies to provide engineering solutions and products to Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
03.04.13 - NASA has selected Paragon Tec Inc. of Cleveland to support educational programs at the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, NASA Headquarters in Washington, and other NASA centers, as necessary.
03.04.13 - The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite, a partnership between NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), was transitioned to NOAA operational organization control Feb. 22. The transition marks the next step of the mission that supports NASA's Earth science research and NOAA's weather forecasting missions.
03.04.13 - NASA has selected Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) of McLean, Va., to provide safety, health, environmental and mission assurance services at the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland and Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio.
03.04.13 - Students in California will speak with Expedition 34 astronauts aboard the International Space Station Tuesday, March 5, at Monrovia High School near Los Angeles. News media representatives are invited to attend.
03.03.13 - The Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft was berthed to the International Space Station at 8:56 a.m. EST Sunday. The delivery flight was the second contracted resupply mission by the company under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract.
03.01.13 - SpaceX and NASA will hold a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EST today to discuss the latest information about the company's second cargo mission to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract.
03.01.13 - NASA researchers have begun a series of flights using the agency's DC-8 flying laboratory to study the effects of alternate biofuel on engine performance, emissions and aircraft-generated contrails at altitude.
02.28.13 - NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy of Maine, who is making final preparations at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, for a March launch to the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 5 to 6 a.m. CST Friday, March 8.
02.28.13 - NASA's Van Allen Probes mission has discovered a previously unknown third radiation belt around Earth, revealing the existence of unexpected structures and processes within these hazardous regions of space.
02.28.13 - The mayor of Takoma Park, Md., has proclaimed Saturday, March 2, "Space Day in Takoma Park." NASA's education program will be on hand to help inspire the next generation of explorers.
02.27.13 - Two X-ray space observatories, NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) and the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton, have teamed up to measure definitively, for the first time, the spin rate of a black hole with a mass 2 million times that of our sun.
02.26.13 - NASA has selected 24 small satellites to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets planned to launch in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
02.25.13 - NASA will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. EST, Thursday, Feb. 28, to discuss new observations from NASA's twin Van Allen Probes, which are studying Earth's radiation belts. The briefing will be held at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Kossiakoff Center, 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd., in Laurel, Md.
02.25.13 - NASA will host a news teleconference at 1 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Feb. 27, to announce black hole observations from its newest X-ray telescope, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR), and the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton X-ray telescope.