10.23.08 - Spaceflight participant Richard Garriott and two members of the 17th crew to live and work aboard the International Space Station returned to Earth at 10:36 p.m. CDT, Thursday.
10.23.08 - NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has begun environmental testing in a thermal vacuum that simulates the harsh rigors of space.
10.23.08 - New research indicates a powerful greenhouse gas is at least four times more prevalent in the atmosphere than previously estimated.
10.22.08 - NASA will provide an update to reporters on the current efforts to restore Hubble Space Telescope science observations during a media teleconference on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. EDT.
10.22.08 - Space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to move from Launch Pad 39B to Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., as early as 8 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, as preparations for the STS-126 mission move forward.
10.22.08 - Media are invited to observe tests of NASA equipment and rover concepts that will demonstrate how astronauts might prospect for lunar resources and make their own oxygen for survival on the moon. The tests will take place Thursday, Nov. 13, starting at 9 a.m. HST outside Hilo, Hawaii.
10.22.08 - NASA And The Challenger Center Announce Naming Contest
10.20.08 - Two NASA instruments to map the lunar surface will launch on India's maiden moon voyage. The Moon Mineralogy Mapper will assess mineral resources, and the Miniature Synthetic Aperture Radar, or Mini-SAR, will map the polar regions and look for ice deposits.
10.19.08 - IBEX will build an image of the outer boundary of the solar system from impacts on the spacecraft by high-speed particles called energetic neutral atoms.
10.17.08 - NASA has increased the maximum ordering value of a contract with Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT) Inc., by $49.2 million to support the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
10.17.08 - NASA managers have adjusted the time for space shuttle Atlantis' rollback from Launch Pad 39A.
10.17.08 - NASA will host a media teleconference today beginning at approximately 4 p.m. EDT, to discuss issues recently experienced with the Hubble Space Telescope.
10.17.08 - Nine teams with rocket-powered vehicles will compete during the 2008 Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge.
10.16.08 - About three times a second, a 10,000-year-old stellar corpse sweeps a beam of gamma-rays toward Earth.
10.16.08 - NASA Advisory Council Chairman Harrison "Jack" H. Schmitt announced Thursday he was leaving the council. Fellow council member Kenneth Ford will succeed him as chairman effective immediately.
10.16.08 - The following is a statement by NASA Administrator Michael Griffin after the signing by the president of the NASA Authorization Act of 2008
10.15.08 - NASA is practicing for future lunar road trips, and reporters are invited to observe the activities. The annual Desert RATS, or Research and Technology Studies, field test will be held in Arizona during October, and NASA will host a media day on Oct. 24.
10.15.08 - NASA will hold a media teleconference on Friday, Oct. 17, at 1 p.m. EDT, to preview the Interstellar Boundary Explorer, or IBEX, mission.
10.14.08 - The astronauts, cosmonauts and spaceflight participant aboard the International Space Station will participate in a news conference at 12:20 p.m. CDT, Monday, Oct. 20. Reporters at participating NASA centers may ask questions.
10.14.08 - The first NASA spacecraft to image and map the dynamic interactions taking place where the hot solar wind slams into the cold expanse of space will be launched on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 1:48 p.m. EDT, during a launch window that extends from 1:44 p.m. to 1:52 p.m. Called the Interstellar Boundary Explorer, or IBEX, the spacecraft will conduct extremely high-altitude orbits above Earth to investigate and capture images of processes taking place at the farthest reaches of the solar system.