08.22.11 - NASA will host a news conference at 11 a.m. EDT, on Thursday Aug. 25, to discuss the upcoming launch of the Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission.
08.22.11 - NASA has selected three proposals as Technology Demonstration Missions to transform space communications, deep space navigation and in-space propulsion capabilities.
08.22.11 - In an effort to introduce, inform and inspire readers about NASA, the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. has partnered with Tor-Forge Books to develop and publish a series of science-fiction-themed books.
08.22.11 - NASA Television will provide live coverage as a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft arrives at the International Space Station at 9:38 a.m. CDT on Friday, Aug. 26.
08.19.11 - Journalists are invited to a ceremony marking the official transfer of a 1.6-million-square-foot facility to NASA's Stennis Space Center, positioning the south Mississippi site for years of major expansion.
08.19.11 - NASA's partnership with industry to develop transportation to the International Space Station reaches another milestone on Wednesday, Aug. 24.
08.18.11 - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT on Monday, Aug. 22, to announce proposals selected in the agency's Technology Demonstration Mission program.
08.18.11 - NASA spacecraft observations and new data processing techniques are giving scientists better insight into the evolution and development of solar storms that can damage satellites, disrupt communications and cause power grid failures on Earth.
08.18.11 - NASA-funded researchers have created the first complete map of the speed and direction of ice flow in Antarctica.
08.16.11 - WASHINGTON -- Terrence W. Wilcutt has been appointed NASA's chief of safety and mission assurance, effective Sept. 1.
08.16.11 - Doug Cooke, who worked for nearly 38 years in NASA's space shuttle, International Space Station and exploration systems programs, will retire from the agency effective Oct. 3.
08.16.11 - NASA will host a news briefing at 2 p.m. EDT, Thursday, Aug. 18, to discuss new details about the structure of solar storms and the impact they have on Earth.
08.15.11 - Students gathered at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi will place a long distance call to astronauts aboard the International Space Station at 1:35 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Aug. 18.
08.12.11 - The TEDxNASA@SiliconValley event, which will feature presentations on "extreme green ideas," will be streamed live online on Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 2:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. PDT.
08.12.11 - The final space shuttle landing July 21 opened new prospects for eligible education institutions, museums and other organizations to receive a piece of spaceflight history.
08.12.11 - NASA has announced the creation of the Human Exploration and Operations (HEO) Mission Directorate.
08.11.11 - NASA has awarded grants to four universities and their partner institutions that serve large numbers of minority and underrepresented students to strengthen programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
08.11.11 - More than 1,700 people have signed up to attend NASA's second annual IT Summit.
08.10.11 - The last crew to fly aboard a space shuttle will visit New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Aug. 18.
08.10.11 - After a journey of almost three years, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has reached the Red Planet's Endeavour crater to study rocks never seen before.