10.05.11 - NASA will hold a news briefing on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m. EDT, on the agency's next Earth-observing satellite mission, the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project (NPP), scheduled to launch on Oct. 27 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
10.05.11 - Astronomers have found a new cosmic source for the same kind of water that appeared on Earth billions of years ago and created the oceans. The findings may help explain how Earth's surface ended up covered in water.
10.04.11 - Last month the extent of sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean declined to the second-lowest extent on record.
10.02.11 - A NASA-led study has documented an unprecedented depletion of Earth's protective ozone layer above the Arctic last winter and spring caused by an unusually prolonged period of extremely low temperatures in the stratosphere.
09.29.11 - NASA Space Telescope Finds Fewer Asteroids Near Earth
09.24.11 - The precise re-entry time and location of debris impacts have not been determined.
09.22.11 - NASA's new Aquarius instrument has produced its first global map of the salinity of the ocean surface, providing an early glimpse of the mission's anticipated discoveries.
09.14.11 - NASA, on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has awarded a sole source letter contract to Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. of Azusa, Calif., for the Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) instrument planned for flight on the first Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS-1).
09.07.11 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT on Friday, Sept. 9, to discuss the anticipated re-entry of the agency's decommissioned Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS). Re-entry is expected late this month or early October.
09.06.11 - NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) captured the sharpest images ever taken from space of the Apollo 12, 14 and 17 landing sites.
08.31.11 - On Tuesday, Aug. 30, NASA's next Earth-observing research satellite arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to begin preparations for an October launch.
08.18.11 - NASA-funded researchers have created the first complete map of the speed and direction of ice flow in Antarctica.
07.19.11 - NASA has released a new book for visually impaired people to experience the wonders of the moon.
06.30.11 - NASA's DISCOVER-AQ air quality field campaign is scheduled to take to the skies over the Baltimore-Washington traffic corridor on Friday, July 1, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. EDT.
06.28.11 - NASA's new video series offers the public a fast and fun way to learn about scientific discoveries and facts about Earth, the solar system and beyond.
06.23.11 - Two NASA research airplanes will fly over the Baltimore-Washington region and northeast Maryland this summer as part of a mission to enhance the capability of satellites to measure ground-level air quality from space.
06.23.11 - NASA has selected Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Inc. (SGT) in Greenbelt, Md, to provide geophysics, geodynamics, and space geodesy support.
06.20.11 - NASA has modified a letter contract with ASRC Research and Technology Solutions of Greenbelt, Md., for Spectrum Management, Engineering Services and Programmatic Resource Management Support.
06.21.11 - Scientists embark this week from Alaska on the second and final campaign of a NASA field campaign to study how changing conditions in the Arctic affect the ocean's chemistry and ecosystems.
06.10.11 - NASA's 'Age of Aquarius' dawned Friday with the launch of an international satellite carrying the agency-built Aquarius instrument that will measure the saltiness of Earth's oceans to advance our understanding of the global water cycle and improve climate forecasts.