01.31.08 - For the first time ever, NASA will beam a song – The Beatles "Across the Universe" - directly into deep space at 7 p.m. EST on Feb. 4.
01.18.08 - On Friday, Jan. 25, NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale will deliver a keynote address at 8:45 a.m. PST, at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.
01.11.08 - On Thursday, Jan. 17, the chairman and chief executive officer of Google, Eric Schmidt, will be the featured speaker for part of a lecture series honoring NASA's 50th anniversary.
11.06.07 - NASA will honor Mercury astronaut and retired Navy Commander Scott Carpenter with the presentation of an Ambassador of Exploration Award for his involvement in the U.S. space program.
10.18.07 - NASA will honor the late astronaut retired Air Force Col. Donn F. Eisele with the presentation of an Ambassador of Exploration Award for his involvement in the U.S. space program.
10.01.07 - As the world remembers the 50th anniversaries of the Space Age in 2007 and NASA in 2008, the historic legacy of the agency is captured in a new and lavishly illustrated book published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, and available Oct. 4.
10.05.07 - Astronaut's wife will accept his Ambassador of Exploration Award.
09.28.07 - Starting Oct. 1, NASA Television and the agency's Internet homepage will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Space Age, which began with the launch of Sputnik I on Oct. 4, 1957.
09.13.07 - NASA Administrator Michael Griffin will deliver an important address Monday on the role of space exploration in the global economy, kicking off a lecture series honoring the agency's 50th anniversary.
08.23.07 - NASA's Stennis Space Center broke ground Thursday for a new rocket engine test stand that will provide altitude testing for the J-2X engine.