09.22.11 - NASA this week completed the first in a series of flight-like parachute tests for the agency's Orion spacecraft.
09.20.11 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is scheduled to open the "New Horizons in Aviation Forum" at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Virginia Beach, Va., Convention Center.
09.20.11 - NASA has selected The Boeing Company of Huntington Beach, Calif., for the Composite Cryotank Technologies Demonstration effort.
09.20.11 - NASA and the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) Foundation of Santa Rosa, Calif., will hold the 2011 Green Flight Challenge, sponsored by Google, at the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1.
09.19.11 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will speak on Monday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. EDT at the Air Force Association's 2011 Air and Space Conference at the Gaylord Convention Center at the National Harbor in Maryland.
09.19.11 - NASA unveiled Monday an outline of its acquisition strategy to procure transportation services from private industry to carry U.S. astronauts to low Earth orbit and the International Space Station.
09.16.11 - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 20, to announce the company that will lead the agency's Composite Cryotank Technologies Demonstration effort.
09.19.11 - An international crew of astronauts will venture into the Atlantic Ocean on Oct. 17 to test innovative solutions to possible engineering challenges during a crewed mission to an asteroid.
09.14.11 - NASA leaders will participate in two media events Wednesday, Sept. 14, to discuss the new Space Launch System that will take American astronauts farther into space than ever before.
09.14.11 - NASA has selected the design of a new Space Launch System that will take the agency's astronauts farther into space than ever before, create high-quality jobs here at home, and provide the cornerstone for America's future human space exploration efforts.
09.13.11 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) of Salt Lake City have agreed to collaborate on the development of the company's Liberty Launch System as part of the agency's Commercial Crew Development Round 2 activities.
09.13.11 - NASA Selects Companies To Study Solar Electric Propulsion Spacecraft
09.12.11 - The NASA and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) announcement of an agreement that could accelerate the availability of U.S. commercial crew transportation capabilities at 3 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 13 will be carried live on NASA Television.
09.09.11 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) managers will announce an agreement that could accelerate the availability of U.S. commercial crew transportation capabilities at 3 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The announcement will occur at the Press Site auditorium at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
09.09.11 - Construction began this week on the first new NASA spacecraft built to take humans to orbit since space shuttle Endeavour left the factory in 1991. Engineers at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans started welding together the first space-bound Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle.
09.09.11 - NASA is funding nine proposals from eight states to investigate space radiation’s effect on human explorers. The proposals from researchers in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and Texas have a total value of approximately $12 million.
09.07.11 - NASA has launched a new interactive online program that allows race fans to learn about the many contributions the agency has made to the racing industry.
08.30.11 - Space Agencies Meet To Discuss A Global Exploration Roadmap
08.25.11 - NASA's work to help develop the next generation of commercial space transportation systems reached another significant achievement yesterday with the arrival at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia of the Cygnus Pressurized Cargo Module, Orbital Science Corp.'s spacecraft to carry supplies to the International Space Station.
08.24.11 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) will conduct a full-scale test of a five-segment, solid rocket motor at the ATK Aerospace Systems test facility in Promontory, Utah, at 4:05 p.m. EDT, Thursday, Sept. 8.