01.06.12 - An international robotics competition aimed at developing a new generation of technology leaders kicks off at 10:30 a.m. EST Saturday, Jan. 7. NASA, the largest sponsor of the FIRST Robotics Competition, and its centers across the nation will join local technology firms to launch the event.
01.05.12 - More than 500 students from middle schools, high schools, colleges and universities in 29 states will show their rocketeering prowess in the 2011-12 NASA Student Launch Projects flight challenge. The teams will build and test large-scale rockets of their own design in April 2012.
12.21.11 - NASA Selects Student Teams For Microgravity Research Flights
12.21.11 - NASA has extended the ordering period and increased the maximum ordering value of the Electrical Systems Engineering Services (ESES) interim contract with MEI Technologies, Inc. of Houston.
12.19.11 - NASA has selected 85 small business proposals to enter into negotiations for Phase II contract awards through the agency's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.
12.14.11 - NASA's car-sized Curiosity rover has begun monitoring space radiation during its 8-month trip from Earth to Mars. The research will aid in planning for future human missions to the Red Planet.
12.08.11 - NASA is challenging student inventors to gear up for the agency's 19th annual Great Moonbuggy Race. Registration is open for the engineering design and racing contest set to culminate in a two-day event in Huntsville, Ala., on April 13-14, 2012.
12.02.11 - Much of the technology we rely on daily was developed by NASA for space exploration and then adapted or enhanced for use here on Earth. Singer Norah Jones and NASA Astronaut Piers Sellers talk about how some of the agency's outstanding accomplishments in space are used to improve our life on Earth.
11.29.11 - NASA selected 300 small business proposals to enter into negotiations for possible contract awards through the agency's Small Business Innovation Research and the Small Business Technology Transfer programs.
11.25.11 - NASA Administrator Tours Company Assisting With Mars Rover Launch