08.26.08 - NASA's Mars Exploration rover Opportunity is heading back out to the Red Planet's surrounding plains nearly a year after descending into a large Martian crater to examine exposed ancient rock layers.
08.22.08 - An Alliant Techsystems suborbital rocket carrying two NASA hypersonic experiments was destroyed by range safety officials shortly after liftoff from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia Friday. No injuries or property damage were reported.
08.12.08 - NASA awarded a total of $97,000 in prizes at the 2008 General Aviation Technology Challenge.
08.05.08 - NASA's Human Research Program will fund nine proposals from six states to investigate questions about the affects of space radiation on human explorers.
07.25.08 - NASA's Regolith Excavation Challenge is scheduled for Aug. 2-3, 2008, on the campus of the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. Teams will try to use a roving excavator to move simulate lunar soil into a bin within 30 minutes.
07.22.08 - Software used to define safety margins for spacecraft re-entries and detect planets outside our solar system are co-winners of the 2007 Software of the Year Award.
07.15.08 - NASA's Innovative Partnerships Program has selected seven Small Business Innovation Research program, or SBIR, companies to participate in reduced-gravity test flights in early September.
07.11.08 - A remotely piloted aircraft carrying a NASA sensor flew over much of California earlier this week, gathering information that will be used to help fight more than 300 wildfires burning within the state.
07.09.08 - Over the last 6 months, representatives from NASA and the European Space Agency, or ESA, have been engaged in a detailed assessment of potential programs and technologies that when conducted cooperatively could one day support a human outpost on the moon.
07.09.08 - Efforts to harness the energy potential of Earth's ocean winds could soon gain an important new tool: global satellite maps from NASA.