01.15.09 - NASA and the Northrop Grumman Corp. of Los Angeles have unveiled the first Global Hawk aircraft system to be used for environmental science research, heralding a new application for the world's first fully autonomous high-altitude, long-endurance aircraft.
01.14.09 - A technology development engine that may help NASA safely return astronauts to the lunar surface has successfully completed its third round of testing.
12.31.08 - NASA Television will broadcast the annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Kickoff event on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at 7 a.m. PST from Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester.
12.19.08 - The 2007 NASA Commercial Invention of the Year - Polyimide Foam - is a multi-use foam that insulates for sound, heat and cold with aerospace and down to Earth applications.
09.23.09 - NASA has selected nine scientific teams to work on future high-altitude balloon and sounding rocket payloads. The selected proposals address a wide range of astrophysical mysteries from dark matter and cosmic-ray antiprotons to studies of galaxy clusters and supernova remnants.
11.24.08 - NASA has awarded contracts to 380 small business proposals that address critical research and technology needs for agency programs and projects.
11.21.08 - NASA Television is broadcasting highlights from the ongoing STS-126 space shuttle mission in high definition (HDTV).
11.18.08 - NASA has successfully tested the first deep space communications network modeled on the Internet.
11.13.08 - NASA has concluded nearly two weeks of testing equipment and lunar rover concepts on Hawaii's volcanic soil.
10.28.08 - NASA satellite data can improve forecasts of dust storms in the American Southwest in ways that can benefit public health managers.