08.17.09 - A successful NASA flight test Monday demonstrated how a spacecraft returning to Earth can use an inflatable heat shield to slow and protect itself as it enters the atmosphere at hypersonic speeds.
08.14.09 - NASA managers will hold a news conference on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to discuss the status of the next space shuttle launch.
08.14.09 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc., or ATK, will conduct the first full-scale, full-duration test of the new first-stage solid rocket motor for the Ares I rocket at 1 p.m. MDT, on Thursday, Aug. 27
08.12.09 - Using NASA satellite data, scientists have found that groundwater levels in northern India have been declining by as much as one foot per year over the past decade.
08.07.09 - A full scale mockup of NASA's Orion crew exploration vehicle soon will be moved from Florida to Texas to continue its testing. During the trip, the capsule will make several stops for public viewing.
08.07.09 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc. [ATK] will conduct the first full-scale, full-duration test of the new first-stage solid rocket motor for the Ares I rocket at 1 p.m. MDT, on Tuesday, Aug. 25.
08.05.09 - NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is starting a second career and taking its first shots of the cosmos since warming up.
08.04.09 - NASA's Innovative Partnerships Program, in coordination with the agency's Office of the Chief Engineer and Office of Human Capital Management, has announced the selection of the 2009 Innovation Ambassadors.
08.03.09 - The Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee will hold public meetings Aug. 5 and 12.
07.31.09 - The NASA Innovative Partnerships Program and the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) Foundation today announced the Green Flight Challenge.