09.15.08 - NASA for the first time last week used microgravity research flights aboard commercially-owned aircraft to test hardware and technologies.
09.11.08 - Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., have completed first-round testing of a critical motor for NASA's new Ares I rocket.
09.10.08 - NASA astronauts will need power sources when they return to the moon and establish a lunar outpost. NASA engineers are exploring the possibility of nuclear fission to provide the necessary power and taking initial steps toward a non-nuclear technology demonstration of this type of system.
09.04.08 - A new NASA competition is challenging students in high school and college to research and describe a small, supersonic airliner that could enter commercial service in the next decade.
09.04.08 - NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate will accept scholarship applications from Sept. 5, 2008, through Jan. 16, 2009, for the academic year beginning in fall 2009.
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.