08.17.12 - University students will put their academic skills to the test when atmospheric and technology experiments they developed fly on a NASA suborbital sounding rocket.
08.17.12 - NASA's Space Technology Program has selected five technologies that could revolutionize America's space capabilities.
08.17.12 - NASA's new virtual mentoring program is helping girls get excited about careers in science and technology by working one-on-one with agency professionals.
08.16.12 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT, Friday, Aug. 17, to provide a status update on the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.
08.15.12 - CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA has selected A-P-T Research Inc. of Huntsville, Ala., to provide mission assurance, engineering and risk assessment services at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
08.15.12 - NASA has selected Chenega Security & Support Solutions, LLC (CS3) of Ashburn, Va., for a $30 million contract to provide protective services at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
08.15.12 - NASA Selects Architect And Engineer Services Contracts
08.15.12 - WASHINGTON -- NASA has selected a team led by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation of Boulder, Colo., for a technology demonstration of a high performance "green" propellant alternative to the highly toxic fuel hydrazine. With this award, NASA opens a new era of innovative and non-toxic green fuels that are less harmful to our environment, have fewer operational hazards, and decrease the complexity and cost of launch processing.
08.15.12 - Astronomers have found an extraordinary galaxy cluster, one of the largest objects in the universe, that is breaking several important cosmic records.
08.14.12 - NASA is exercising an $80.5 million flex option on the Facilities Development and Operations Contract with Lockheed Martin Corp. of Gaithersburg, Md.
08.14.12 - NASA has selected the Norwegian Space Centre of Oslo, Norway, for combined data support services for NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System Program.
08.14.12 - NASA has selected three small businesses to provide access to a variety of program support services for the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
08.14.12 - Astronauts and cosmonauts will perform two spacewalks outside the International Space Station this month.
08.14.12 - WASHINGTON -- NASA has announced the selection of 10 research efforts from the agency's inaugural Space Technology Research Opportunities for Early Career Faculty solicitation. NASA will provide grants of as much as $200,000 per year for as long as three years in support of these faculty and their research in specific, high-priority technology areas.
08.13.12 - NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT), Aug. 14, to provide a status update on the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.
08.13.12 - NASA is seeking proposals for small satellite payloads to fly on rockets planned to launch between 2013 and 2016. These miniature spacecraft, known as CubeSats, could be auxiliary payloads on previously planned missions.
08.13.12 - President Barack Obama this morning told the flight control team for NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, "You made us all proud."
08.13.12 - WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will congratulate members of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover team at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif., at 11 a.m. EDT (8 a.m. PDT) this morning.
08.10.12 - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity will spend its first weekend on Mars transitioning to software better suited for tasks ahead, such as driving and using its strong robotic arm.
08.10.12 - WASHINGTON -- NASA selected 15 experiments to be funded through its most recent research announcement for opportunities in space biology research. Ten of these experiments will be conducted aboard the International Space Station in the near future. Five others will be ground-based studies.