05.07.08 - NASA has scheduled a media teleconference Wednesday, May 14, at 1 p.m. EDT, to announce the discovery of an object in our Galaxy astronomers have been hunting for more than 50 years.
04.25.08 - Astronauts flying on a space shuttle mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope for a final time will speak to middle school students across America simultaneously at 1:15 p.m. EDT, April 30, from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
04.01.08 - The launch of NASA's Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. EDT on May 16 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
04.01.08 - NASA scientist and 2006 Nobel Prize recipient John Mather will devote more of his time to providing focus and support as senior project scientist and chair of the Science Working Group for the JWST at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
03.26.08 - Dr. S. Alan Stern, NASA associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, has decided to leave the agency. Dr. Edward J. Weiler, director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., will serve as interim associate administrator.
03.14.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 19, to report on the first-ever detection of the organic molecule methane in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a distant star.
03.07.08 - NASA released this week five years of data collected by the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) that refines our understanding of the universe and its development.
02.15.08 - NASA has selected 19 science teams to conduct yearlong studies of new concepts for its next generation of major observatories.
02.15.08 - NASA has awarded a contract modification valued at $812.5 million to ATK Launch Systems Inc., of Brigham City, Utah, for continued delivery of space shuttle reusable solid rocket motors.
02.07.08 - NASA announced Thursday that members of the public will have a chance to suggest a new name for the cutting edge Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, otherwise known as GLAST.